David Lee

Big 4 men and wide-open women's field get ready for Manic Monday and second week of Wimbledon

Big 4 men and wide-open women's field get ready for Manic Monday and second week of Wimbledon

Heading into the second week of Wimbledon, the tournament has rounded into a tale of mastery versus mystery.

The remaining men include the familiar foursome of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray. Someone from that group has won this storied tournament every year since 2003, and those four have lost just one set (by Murray) at Wimbledon this year.

The women’s field is far less predictable, especially with the two brightest stars reduced to spectator status. Seven-time Wimbledon winner Serena Williams is on pregnancy hiatus, and Russia’s Maria Sharapova pulled out of qualifying with a thigh injury, the latest hiccup in her sputtering return from a...

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