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1 Rafael Nadal (ESP)
2 Novak Djokovic (SRB)
3 Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
4 Roger Federer (SUI)
5 Andy Murray (GBR)
6 Tomas Berdych (CZE)
7 David Ferrer (ESP)
8 Del Potro, Juan Martin (ARG)
9 Milos Raonic (CAN)
10 Ernests Gulbis
Rank Player
1 Serena Williams (USA)
2 Li Na (CHN)
3 Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
4 Simona Halep (ROU)
5 Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
6 Petra Kvitova (CZE)
7 Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
8 Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
9 Angelique Kerber (GER)
10 Dominika Cibulkova (SVK)

Trivia

Who was the first player to be disqualified from Wimbledon tournament?
The first-ever player to be disqualified from the Wimbledon tournament was Tim Henman in 1995. During men’s double match the Briton hit a ball in anger that struck a ball girl leading to his disqualification.
Who has the longest ever Wimbledon career?
Jean Borotra (b. 13 August 1898) of France entered in the men`s singles competition 35 times between 1922 and 1964, his last title coming at the age of 41. In 1977 he appeared in the Veterans` Doubles at the ripe age of 78. That`s a 55 years span Wimbledon love affair.
Who is the youngest male winner of Wimbledon?
The youngest male champion is Boris Becker (West Germany) who won the men`s singles title in 1985 at 17 yr 227 days.
Who has won the most number of Women’s singles title at Wimbledon?
Martina Navratilova won a record nine titles, 1978-79, 1982-87 and 1990.
What is the highest attendance ever recorded in a Wimbledon tournament?
Highest attendance ever recorded was in 2001 with 490,081 spectators turning out to watch the event.
When did Björn Borg win his first Wimbledon singles title?
In 1976, the Swedish player Björn Borg won his first Wimbledon Singles title.
Who was the winner of the first Wimbledon tournament?
First Wimbledon final winner was Spencer Gore. He won the title in 1877 defeating William Marshall in straight sets lasting 48 minutes.
When was the women’s singles event introduced?
The women’s single event was introduced in 1884.
What is the Wimbledon turf made up of?
The famous Wimbledon turf is a mixture of 70% perennial rye grass and 30% Barcrown creeping red fescue. It is cut to a height of exactly eight millimetres.
Which was the longest match ever played in Wimbledon history?
The longest professional tennis match, in terms of both time and total games, was the Wimbledon 2010 first-round match between Nicolas Mahut and John Isner on 22, 23, and 24 June 2010. It took 11 hours and 5 minutes of playing time, and required 183 games to produce a result.
 
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