Profiles of the top contenders for 2011 Wimbledon. Note: Grand Slam records for main draw matches only. – by Jack Cunniff http://twitter.com/jrcunniff
1. Caroline Wozniacki (DEN)
2011 Record: 45-8 Grand Slam Record: 47-17
Wimbledon Record: 9-4 Wimbledon Best Result: 4R (2009-â€˜10)
Fast Fact: Only two women (Pam Shriver, Manuela Maleeva) have won more titles than Wozniacki without ever having won a Grand Slam singles event.
2. Vera Zvonareva (RUS)
2011 Record: 30-11 Grand Slam Record: 76-32
Wimbledon Record: 17-7 Wimbledon Best Result: Finalist (2010)
Fast Fact: When Zvonareva won her Wimbledon 4R match over Jankovic last year, it was the only time she won a Grand Slam match by retirement.
3. Na Li (CHN)
2011 Record: 27-9 Grand Slam Record: 55-19
Wimbledon Record: 11-4 Wimbledon Best Result: QF (2006, â€˜10)
Fast Fact: In six of the last seven Grand Slam events, Na Li has either won the event or lost to the eventual champion.
4. Victoria Azarenka (BLR)
2011 Record: 33-10 Grand Slam Record: 45-22
Wimbledon Record: 10-5 Wimbledon Best Result: QF (2009)
Fast Fact: In the last year, Azarenka has won four titles and lost 17 events; she retired in seven of those 17 loses.
5. Maria Sharapova (RUS)
2011 Record: 26-7 Grand Slam Record: 108-29
Wimbledon Record: 28-7 Wimbledon Best Result: Won (2004)
Fast Fact: All seven of Sharapovaâ€™s losses this year have come in straight sets
6. Francesca Schiavone (ITA)
2011 Record: 24-14 Grand Slam Record: 87-42
Wimbledon Record: 11-10 Wimbledon Best Result: QF (2009)
Fast Fact: Schiavone is the only woman to have advanced to the quarterfinals of the last three Grand Slam events.
7. Serena Williams (USA)
2011 Record: 1-1 Grand Slam Record: 199-30
Wimbledon Record: 57-7 Wimbledon Best Result: Won (2002,â€™03, â€™09, â€˜10)
Fast Fact: If Serena defeats Aravane Rezai in the opening round, it will be her 200th Grand Slam singles win.
8. Petra Kvitova (CZE)
2011 Record: 36-8 Grand Slam Record: 21-12
Wimbledon Record: 5-3 Wimbledon Best Result: SF (2010)
Fast Fact: After reaching the Wimbledon semifinals in 2010, Kvitova, lost her next five 1R matches.
9. Marion Bartoli (FRA)
2011 Record: 36-15 Grand Slam Record: 55-38
Wimbledon Record: 16-8 Wimbledon Best Result: Finalist (2007)
Fast Fact: Bartoli hasnâ€™t played a three set match at Wimbledon since defeating Henin in the 2007 semifinals.
10. Sam Stosur (AUS)
2011 Record: 24-14 Grand Slam Record: 42-32
Wimbledon Record: 5-8 Wimbledon Best Result: 3R (2009)
Fast Fact: Stosur is the only Top Ten player in the WTA with losing records at Grand Slam events (Wimbledon and US Open).
11. Andrea Petkovic (GER)
2011 Record: 33-11 Grand Slam Record: 15-11
Wimbledon Record: 0-1 Wimbledon Best Result: 1R (2010)
Fast Fact: Petkovic has never won a main draw match at Wimbledon.
12. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS)
2011 Record: 23-13 Grand Slam Record: 107-34
Wimbledon Record: 30-7 Wimbledon Best Result: QF (2003, â€™05, â€˜07)
Fast Fact: Kuznetsova has never defeated a higher ranked opponent on grass.
13. Agnieszka Radwanska (POL)
2011 Record: 20-10 Grand Slam Record: 46-20
Wimbledon Record: 16-5 Wimbledon Best Result: QF (2008, â€™09)
Fast Fact: Besides Venus and Serena, Radwanska is the only player to reach the second week of Wimbledon (4R) in each of the last three years.
14. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS)
2011 Record: 27-11 Grand Slam Record: 21-14
Wimbledon Record: 5-3 Wimbledon Best Result: 3R (2008, â€™10)
Fast Fact: Pavlyuchenkova is the youngest seeded player, turning 20 on the last day of Wimbledon. The last Womenâ€™s draw with no seeded teenagers was 1977 (when only 12 players were seeded).
15. Jelena Jankovic (SRB)
2011 Record: 28-13 Grand Slam Record: 78-31
Wimbledon Record: 16-7 Wimbledon Best Result: 4R (2006 2007, â€™08, â€˜10)
Fast Fact: Jankovic is the only player entered at 2011 Wimbledon to have beaten both Serena and Venus in Grand Slam events.
18. Ana Ivanovic (SRB)
2011 Record: 9-8 Grand Slam Record: 62-25
Wimbledon Record: 15-6 Wimbledon Best Result: SF (2007)
Fast Fact: In her first 19 Grand Slams, Ivanovic never lost in 1R; in her last seven Slams, Ivanovic has four 1R losses.
23. Venus Williams (USA)
Grand Slam Record: 206-45
Wimbledon Best Result: Won (2000, â€™01, â€™05, â€™07, â€˜08)
Fast Fact: Venusâ€™ 2010 Wimbledon loss made Pironkova the fifth opponent to beat Venus at more than one Grand Slam venue (Australian Open, Wimbledon), joining Davenport, Hingis, Serena Williams, and Jankovic.