Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber and other favourites
While Roger Federer is tipped to win his 8th Wimbledon title, the likes of Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic can upset the Swiss maestro while in women’s half, Angelique Kerber is the frontrunner to win the Championship. (Photo: AP / AFP)
While Roger Federer is tipped to win his 8th Wimbledon title, the likes of Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic can upset the Swiss maestro while in women’s half, Angelique Kerber is the frontrunner to win the Championship. (Photo: AP / AFP)
After Andy Murray reached the semifinals of the French Open, the world no 1 suffered a shock defeat to world no 90 Jordan Thompson at the Queens Club international. To add to his injury woes, he was forced to withdraw from exhibhition matches last week due to a sore hip. However, he will enter the tournament as a strong favourite, with the entire country backing him. (Photo: AP)
After Andy Murray reached the semifinals of the French Open, the world no 1 suffered a shock defeat to world no 90 Jordan Thompson at the Queens Club international. To add to his injury woes, he was forced to withdraw from exhibhition matches last week due to a sore hip. However, he will enter the tournament as a strong favourite, with the entire country backing him. (Photo: AP)
Novak Djokovic has had a mixed year so far. After getting knocked out in the second round of the Australian Open, he split with Boris Becker as a coach. To add to his worries, he slipped to fourth in the ATP rankings, thereby not being a part of the top two since March 2011. However, with the backing of tennis legend Andre Agassi, Djokovic will hope to showcase a brilliant performance. (Photo: AP)
Novak Djokovic has had a mixed year so far. After getting knocked out in the second round of the Australian Open, he split with Boris Becker as a coach. To add to his worries, he slipped to fourth in the ATP rankings, thereby not being a part of the top two since March 2011. However, with the backing of tennis legend Andre Agassi, Djokovic will hope to showcase a brilliant performance. (Photo: AP)
World no 2 Simona Halep had a smooth run at this year's French Open, but losing to Jelena Ostapenko in the title clash. However, it would be unfair to write off the Romanian as she has reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon twice, once in 2014 and the latest coming in the last year. (Photo: AP)
World no 2 Simona Halep had a smooth run at this year's French Open, but losing to Jelena Ostapenko in the title clash. However, it would be unfair to write off the Romanian as she has reached the quarterfinals of Wimbledon twice, once in 2014 and the latest coming in the last year. (Photo: AP)
World no 1 Angelique Kerber has not had a good season so far, after losing to World no 40Ekaterina Makarova in the first round of the French Open. She has not won a WTA title so far this season, but had a Wimbledon to remember last year when she finished runner-up. (Photo: AP)
World no 1 Angelique Kerber has not had a good season so far, after losing to World no 40Ekaterina Makarova in the first round of the French Open. She has not won a WTA title so far this season, but had a Wimbledon to remember last year when she finished runner-up. (Photo: AP)
The triumph at the Aegon International tournament will be a confidence booster asPetra Kvitova comes into the grass court tournament as a strong contender. Having already won two Wimbledon titles so far, the last coming in 2014, the Czech will look to add a third title to her name. (Photo: AP)
The triumph at the Aegon International tournament will be a confidence booster asPetra Kvitova comes into the grass court tournament as a strong contender. Having already won two Wimbledon titles so far, the last coming in 2014, the Czech will look to add a third title to her name. (Photo: AP)
King of Clay Rafael Nadal has had a successfull season so far. With his latest triumph coming in the French Open, where he clinched a record 10th title, he will look to continue his good form as he shifts his focus to the grass court season. Nadal had earlier reached the final of the season-opening Australian Open, where he lost to Roger Federer. (Photo: AP)
King of Clay Rafael Nadal has had a successfull season so far. With his latest triumph coming in the French Open, where he clinched a record 10th title, he will look to continue his good form as he shifts his focus to the grass court season. Nadal had earlier reached the final of the season-opening Australian Open, where he lost to Roger Federer. (Photo: AP)
World no 3 Karolina Pliskova is getting better in every tournament she plays. After finishing runner-up at last year's US Ope, she reached the quarterfinal of this year's Australian Open, and followed it up with a semifinal at the French Open.Her recent success came in the Eastbourne International final,where she defeated Caroline Wozniaki in straight sets. (Photo: AP)
World no 3 Karolina Pliskova is getting better in every tournament she plays. After finishing runner-up at last year's US Ope, she reached the quarterfinal of this year's Australian Open, and followed it up with a semifinal at the French Open.Her recent success came in the Eastbourne International final,where she defeated Caroline Wozniaki in straight sets. (Photo: AP)
Despite losing to Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis in the first round of the Queens Club tournament, the Canadian still stays a favourite for the title. (Photo: AP)
Despite losing to Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis in the first round of the Queens Club tournament, the Canadian still stays a favourite for the title. (Photo: AP)
After winning the Australian Open this year, Roger Federer skipped the French Open to get himself prepared for the grass court season. His recent triumph in the Halle Open will encourage him to do well in Wimbledon. (Photo: AP)
After winning the Australian Open this year, Roger Federer skipped the French Open to get himself prepared for the grass court season. His recent triumph in the Halle Open will encourage him to do well in Wimbledon. (Photo: AP)
Last year's Wimbledon semifinalist Venus Williams will be a contender to watch out for when she faces tough opponents ahead in the tournament. She will keep her hopes high despite losing the Australian Open final against her sister Serena Williams earlier this year. (Photo: AP)
Last year's Wimbledon semifinalist Venus Williams will be a contender to watch out for when she faces tough opponents ahead in the tournament. She will keep her hopes high despite losing the Australian Open final against her sister Serena Williams earlier this year. (Photo: AP)
Wimbledon remains a tournament which Stanislas Wawrinka is yet to win. The French Open finall loss to rafael Nadal, thugh, will not distract him in any way, as he looks ahead to win his first title at the All Enhgland Club. (Photo: AP)
Wimbledon remains a tournament which Stanislas Wawrinka is yet to win. The French Open finall loss to rafael Nadal, thugh, will not distract him in any way, as he looks ahead to win his first title at the All Enhgland Club. (Photo: AP)