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WIMBLEDON 2012: Capsules on top men’s players

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Country: Argentina

2012 Match Record: 37-9

2012 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 11

Major Titles: Major Titles: 1 _ U.S. Open (‘09)

Last 5 Wimbledons: ‘11-4th, ‘10-DNP, ‘09-2nd, ‘08-2nd, ‘07-2nd

Topspin: With a powerful serve and flat forehand, and 6-foot-6 worth of court coverage, was thought to be a rising star before wrist surgery sidetracked him. Appeared to be rounding back into shape until knee slowed him at French Open, where he blew two-set lead against Federer. … Yet to produce a deep run at Wimbledon, but skills could take him far.


Seeded: 11

Ranked: 10

Age: 27

Country: United States

2012 Match Record: 23-11

2012 Singles Titles: 0

Career Singles Titles: 3

Major Titles: Major Titles: 0 _ Best: QF, at U.S. Open in `11

Last 5 Wimbledons: ‘11-2nd, ‘10-2nd, ‘09-DNP, ‘08-1st, ‘07-DNP

Topspin: The 6-foot-9 American ranks second on the ATP World Tour in aces this season (477). … Lost in the second round at the French Open, 18-16 in the fifth set _ not nearly as long as his record-breaking 70-68 victory in a fifth set against Nicolas Mahut in the first round at Wimbledon in 2010.


Seeded: 21

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