ATP Grand Slam Tennis:2012 WimbledonJune 27, 2012 by Marc Jerbs

The 2012 Wimbledon began last Monday and will run through July 8 at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London. It is one of the four major championships and is the only major tournament still played on grass.

The top 3 in the gentlemen's bracket all advance into the 2nd round. Top seed and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic will face American Ryan Harrison, 2nd seed and World No. 2 Rafael Nadal will meet Czech Lukas Rosol and 3rd seed Roger Federer will play Italian Fabio Fognini.

In the ladies' side, the top 3 players defeated their 1st round opponents with relative ease. Top ranked and new World No. 1 Maria Sharapova will next play Australian Anastasia Rodionova, 2nd seed Victoria Azarenka will face American Irina Falconi and 3rd seed Agnieszka Radwanska will meet Russian Elena Vesnina.

The sportsbook handicappers have installed Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova as the favorites to win the 2012 Wimbledon title in their respective side. Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams emerges as the main threat for Djokovic and Sharapova.

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