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2022 Wimbledon: Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Iga Swiatek and everyone you should know

The tennis world has made the transition from France to England, from Paris to London, and -- perhaps, most importantly -- from clay to grass. It has been fewer than three weeks since the conclusion of the French Open, but -- ready or not -- it's time for Wimbledon. The players have made the switch from red to green -- some better than others -- and will now battle for the titles in the year's third major.
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Serena Williams, Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal are back at Wimbledon. Can they ace it yet again?

There were nerves at Wimbledon on Friday when the draws for this year’s championship were made. Which luckless soul would land a first-round match against the woman currently ranked 1,204? That loaded fate fell to the appealingly named French player Harmony Tan, herself world No 113. At that moment, the other 126 women in the singles competition could breathe a sigh of relief that they would not after all be facing number 1,204, better known as Serena Williams.
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Wimbledon: Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal, 2008 final

Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer played the epic Wimbledon 2008 final. Rafa improved considerably over the years on grass-courts, and that year he won his first historical London title by beating his nemesis at the end of an exciting, dramatic and balanced match, with the final score of 6-4 6-4 6-7(5) 6-7(8) 9-7.
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Things are getting better – Rafael Nadal feeling fitter before Wimbledon return

Rafael Nadal gave a positive update about his fitness as he prepares to play at Wimbledon for the first time since 2019.The Spaniard, who is bidding to win a third successive grand slam title and 23rd overall, was on crutches after the French Open because of his chronic foot problem but nerve treatment appears to have been successful.“It’s obvious that, if I am here, it’s because things are going better,” said Nadal. “If not, I would not be here.“So I’m quite happy about things, how they evolved. I can’t be super happy because I don’t know what can happen. But...
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