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. Rafael Nadal (ESP)
2011 Record: 45-7 Grand Slam Record: 131-18
Wimbledon Record: 29-4 Wimbledon Best Result: Won (2008, â€˜10)
Fast Fact: Nadal has a 6-1 record in five set matches at Wimbledon.
2. Novak Djokovic (SRB)
2011 Record: 41-1 Grand Slam Record: 96-24
Wimbledon Record: 20-6 Wimbledon Best Result: SF (2007, â€˜10)
Fast Fact: Djokovic has made the QF or better in 15 of his last 17 Grand Slam appearances.
3. Roger Federer (SUI)
2011 Record: 34-8 Grand Slam Record: 219-32
Wimbledon Record: 55-6 Wimbledon Best Result: Won (2003-â€™07, â€˜09)
Fast Fact: If Federer reaches the quarterfinals, heâ€™ll have won 100 career matches on grass.
4. Andy Murray (GBR)
2011 Record: 22-8 Grand Slam Record: 68-22
Wimbledon Record: 19-5 Wimbledon Best Result: SF (2009-â€˜10)
Fast Fact: Murrayâ€™s Wimbledon losses have all come against Top Twenty players.
5. Robin Soderling (SWE)
2010 Record: 32-8 Grand Slam Record: 49-30
Wimbledon Record: 12-8 Wimbledon Best Result: QF (2010)
Fast Fact: Soderlingâ€™s last four Wimbledon losses have come against either Federer or Nadal.
6. Thomas Berdych (CZE)
2011 Record: 29-13 Grand Slam Record: 60-31
Wimbledon Record: 20-7 Wimbledon Best Result: Finalist (2010)
Fast Fact: By defeating No. 1 Federer and No. 3 Djokovic last year, Berdych became the second player in the last 19 years to beat two Top 3 players at Wimbledon. He joined Federer who defeated No. 2 Roddick and No. 3 Hewitt in 2005.
7. David Ferrer (ESP)
2011 Record: 31-9 Grand Slam Record: 68-34
Wimbledon Record: 13-8 Wimbledon Best Result: 4R (2006, â€˜10)
Fast Fact: Ferrer has lost three of the last four Grand Slams late in a fifth set: 2011 French to Monfils (6-8 in fifth), 2010 US Open to Verdasco (6-7 in fifth), and 2010 Wimbledon to Soderling (5-7 in fifth).
8. Andy Roddick (USA)
2011 Record: 19-7 Grand Slam Record: 119-39
Wimbledon Record: 37-10 Wimbledon Best Result: Finalist (2004-â€˜05, â€˜09)
Fast Fact: Despite not owning a Wimbledon title, Roddick holds the record for most games won in a Wimbledon final (39).
9. Gael Monfils (FRA)
2011 Record: 16-6 Grand Slam Record: 46-22
Wimbledon Record: 6-4 Wimbledon Best Result: 3R (2005, â€™07, â€˜10)
Fast Fact: Monfils is the most recent Wimbledon Junior Boys titlist (2004) to reach the ATP Top Ten.
10. Mardy Fish (USA)
2011 Record: 18-11 Grand Slam Record: 37-33
Wimbledon Record: 8-8 Wimbledon Best Result: 3R (2003, â€™06, â€˜09)
Fast Fact: Fish has won 11 of his last 13 grass court matches.
11. Jurgen Melzer (AUT)
2011 Record: 13-11 Grand Slam Record: 46-36
Wimbledon Record: 10-9 Wimbledon Best Result: 4R (2010)
Fast Fact: Melzerâ€™s only top ten win this year came against Federer in Monte Carlo.
12. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (FRA)
2011 Record: 22-13 Grand Slam Record: 40-15
Wimbledon Record: 8-3 Wimbledon Best Result: QF (2010)
Fast Fact: Excluding Grand Slam champions, Tsonga has the second best Grand Slam winning percentage, behind Murray.
13. Victor Troicki (SRB)
2011 Record: 27-14 Grand Slam Record: 17-14
Wimbledon Record: 4-3 Wimbledon Best Result: 3R (2009)
Fast Fact: Troicki has only three career wins against Top Ten opponents, the last coming 20 months ago in 2009 Bangkok, vs. Tsonga.
14. Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI)
2011 Record: 22-10 Grand Slam Record: 47-25
Wimbledon Record: 8-6 Wimbledon Best Result: 4R (2008-â€˜09)
Fast Fact: Wawrinka has never won a grass court match outside of Wimbledon (0-6).
15. Gilles Simon (FRA)
2011 Record: 23-15 Grand Slam Record: 30-21
Wimbledon Record: 7-5 Wimbledon Best Result: 4R (2009)
Fast Fact: In his last four Grand Slam events, Simon has lost only to Top 5 ranked opponents.
17. Richard Gasquet (FRA)
2011 Record: 23-12 Grand Slam Record: 38-26
Wimbledon Record: 11-5 Wimbledon Best Result: SF (2007)
Fast Fact: Seven of Gasquetâ€™s last eight losses have been to higher ranked opponents in the Top 15.
21. Fernando Verdasco (ESP)
2011 Record: 17-13 Grand Slam Record: 64-32
Wimbledon Record: 13-8 Wimbledon Best Result: 4R (2006, â€™08-â€˜09)
Fast Fact: Verdasco has a losing record against his 1R opponent Stepanek, but if he wins it will be his 300th career win on the ATP tour.
24. Juan Martin Del Potro (ARG)
2011 Record: 31-8 Grand Slam Record: 34-16
Wimbledon Record: 3-3 Wimbledon Best Result: 2R (2007-â€˜09)
Fast Fact: Del Potro remains undefeated in 2011 when winning the first set (27-0).