WOMEN

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ASHLEIGH BARTY
Age: 23
Ranking: 1
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $10,322,723
Career titles: 6
Grand slam titles: 1 (French Open 2019)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 2-3
Best Wimbledon result: third round 2018
Currently the No.1 ticket in women’s tennis and hot favourite for Wimbledon.

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NAOMI OSAKA
Age: 21
Ranking: 2
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $11,366,358
Career titles: 3
Grand slam titles: 2 (US Open 2018; Australian Open 2019)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 4-2
Best Wimbledon results: third round 2017, 2018
After winning back-to-back grand slam crowns in NY and Melbourne, Osaka has gone off the boil – not a great grass exponent, so don’t expect another slam this time.

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KAROLINA PLISKOVA
Age: 27
Ranking: 3
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $17,083,579
Career titles: 13
Grand slam titles: 0
Wimbledon win-loss record: 8-7
Best Wimbledon result: fourth round 2018
Dark horse – second only behind Barty for titles and matches won in 2019 and a definite contender. This lady can play tennis!

 

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ANGELIQUE KERBER
Age: 31
Ranking: 5
Plays: left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $28,328,327
Career titles: 12
Grand slam titles: 3 (Australian Open 2016; US Open 2016; Wimbledon 2018)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 30-10
Best Wimbledon results: champion 2018; runner-up 2016
Defending champion and two-time finalist. Has recently rediscovered her grass-court form.

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PETRA KVITOVA
Age: 29
Ranking: 6
Plays: left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $29,909,556
Career titles: 27
Grand slam titles: 2 (Wimbledon 2011, 2014)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 30-9
Best Wimbledon results: champion 2011, 2014
Injury may stop Petra’s run of form. Has not played since last month’s Italian Open because of a forearm tear.

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SERENA WILLIAMS
Age: 37
Ranking: 11
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $88,856,834
Career titles: 72
Grand slam titles: 23 (Australian Open 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015, 2017; French Open 2002, 2013, 2015; Wimbledon 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016; US Open 1999, 2002, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 92-11
Best Wimbledon results: champion 2002, 2003, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016; runner-up 2004, 2008, 2018
The American superstar is desperate to equal Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 grand slam singles crowns.

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NOVAK DJOKOVIC
Age: 32
Ranking: 1
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $131,701,850
Career titles: 74
Grand slam titles: 15 (Australian Open 2008, 2011-2013, 2015-16, 2019; French Open 2016; Wimbledon 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018; US Open 2011, 2015, 2018)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 65-10
Best Wimbledon results: champion 2011, 2014, 2015; 2018; runner-up 2013
The Serb world No.1 will join Bjorn Borg with five Wimbledon titles if he can defend his title.

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RAFAEL NADAL
Age: 33
Ranking: 2
Plays: left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $109,533,646
Career titles: 82
Grand slam titles: 18 (Australian Open 2009; French Open 2005-08, 2010-14, 2017-19; Wimbledon 2008, 2010; US Open 2010, 2013, 2017)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 48-11
Best Wimbledon results: champion 2008, 2010; runner-up 2006, 2007, 2011
The two-time champion is upset after being relegated to third in the seedings, so has plenty to prove.

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ROGER FEDERER
Age: 37
Ranking: 3
Plays: right-handed
Career prize money: $124,774,930
Career titles: 102
Grand slam titles: 20 (Australian Open 2004, 2006-07, 2010, 2017-18; French Open 2009; Wimbledon 2003-07, 2009, 2012, 2017; US Open 2004-2008)
Wimbledon win-loss record: 95-12
Best Wimbledon results: champion Wimbledon 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017; runner-up 2014, 2015
The Swiss master is still there – and bidding to become the oldest grand slam champion in history.

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DOMINIC THIEM
Age: 25
Ranking: 4
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $18,140,486
Career titles: 13
Grand slam titles: 0
Wimbledon win-loss record: 5-5
Best Wimbledon result: fourth round 2017
Runner-up to Nadal in Paris for past two years. A master on clay but still to really master grass. Quarter finals at best.

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ALEXANDER ZVEREV
Age: 22
Ranking: 5
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $17,273,296
Career titles: 11
Grand slam titles: 0
Wimbledon win-loss record: 8-4
Best Wimbledon result: fourth round 2017
The big German is still to show his undoubted class at a slam. Two quarter-final appearances in 16 slams – both on clay – so a QF may be his best.

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STEFANOS TSITSIPAS
Age: 20
Ranking: 6
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $5,883,282
Career titles: 3
Grand slam titles: 0
Wimbledon win-loss record: 3-2
Best Wimbledon result: fourth round 2018
Up and coming Greek sensation looks the real deal. A star of the future. But now has to break the big three’s domination.

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GST OUTSIDE BET FOR FINALS:

KEVIN ANDERSON
Age: 33
Ranking: 8
Plays: right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Career prize money: $16,140,150
Career titles: 6
Grand slam titles: 0
Wimbledon win-loss record: 18-10
Best Wimbledon result: runner-up 2018
Last year’s finalist, so has to be considered, but injuries have dogged the South African for much of 2019. If fit, could go all the way, again.

 

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