Wimbledon: who's your bet to win?
June 23, 2008 6:47am CST
for all the tennis fanatics out there, the wimbledon tournament will already starts on monday. the wimbledon, third grandslam event of the year after australian open and french open will again parade the best tennis players of the world. on the men's side, roger federer(world no.1) will be aiming for his fifth consecutive wimbledon title after an embarrassing loss to rafael nadal(world no.2) in the finals of french open. while in the women's side, it will be headed by the new world no.1 ana ivanovic. she will get a tough challenge from other top seed girls, including 2004 wimbledon champion and this years australian open champion maria sharapova. so, whos your bet now? GO, ROGER! GO MARIA!
29 Jun 08
Federer! :D he wins allways... Nadal can't win Federer on grass... Federer ussualy beats him on the grass courts and i think he will beat him again ... but sometimes Nadal shows us surprises... so :) let's wait to the final and enjoy match Sorry for my bad english :)
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24 Jun 08
Well, with 5 consecutive titles under his belt, Roger is already an enigma. Interesting that according to an ATPTennis.com poll, better than 90% of fans believe that Federer will top Pete Sampras' record of 14 total Grand Slam titles. Right now with 5 Wimbledon titles, Roger is tied with the all time record of Bjorn Borg. But guess who Borg is picking to win Wimbledon this year: Nadal. Does Borg have a personal bias, wanting to see his record remain unsurpassed? Who knows. But let's remember that in addition to the 5 consecutive Wimbledon titles, Roger first got on the Wimbledon radar screen by beating Pete Sampras in 2001. That's a hell of an accomplishment all by itself. Despite Roger's loss to Nadal at the French a few weeks ago, grass is a different story. I'm pulling for Roger.
23 Jun 08
dear melo_828, I am a real big fan of roger. He plays so beautifully sometimes it's painful to watch as it's like watching too a lot of artworks in a time. However, Nadal is improving so vastly. I do not see Roger winning this time unless he raise his game to another level. He missed out on practices at the beginning of the year and I think that will disrupt his rhythm the whole year round. I bet he will bounce back next year if he does not retire. I really don't care who wins in women tennis because it's always a different person.
24 Jun 08
but grass court of wimbledon is the favorite of federer. he has record breaking 59 winning streak in the grass court. and recently after french open, roger won a tille at halle, germany. i hope this will boost his confidence. go roger, get your sixth straight wimbledon championship...
25 Jun 08
I'm supporting Nadal this year because I don't want Roger Federer to win his 6th consecutive Wimbledon title! I think Roger did really well last year to equal Borg's record at Wimbledon but I don't want Borg's record broken by Federer. Borg has always been my favourite tennis player. Go Nadal!!