WIMBLEDON 2013: Capsules on women to watch at Wimbledon

  • Article by: HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Tennis Writer
  • Updated: June 21, 2013 - 11:45 PM

Women to watch at Wimbledon, which begins Monday:

SERENA WILLIAMS

Ranked: 1

Age: 31

Country: United States

2013 Match Record: 43-2

2013 Singles Titles: 6

Career Singles Titles: 52

Major Titles: 16 — Wimbledon ('02, '03, '09, '10, '12), U.S. Open ('99, '02, '08, '12), Australian Open ('03, '05, '07, '09, '10), French Open ('02, '13)

Last 5 Wimbledons: '12-Won Championship, '11-Lost in 4th Round, '10-W, '09-W, '08-F

Topspin: Has won three of the past four Grand Slam titles, a run that began a year ago at the All England Club. ... Reached the Wimbledon final in seven of her last 10 appearances. ... Leads active players with an .884 career winning percentage in grass-court matches (76-10). ... Since a first-round loss at the 2012 French Open — her only opening exit at a major tournament — has gone 74-3. ... Current 31-match winning streak is longest single-season run in women's tennis since older sister Venus won 35 in a row in 2000. Venus pulled out of Wimbledon, citing a lower back injury.

VICTORIA AZARENKA

Ranked: 2

Age: 23

Country: Belarus

2013 Match Record: 27-3

2013 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 16

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