The earliest rounds at Wimbledon are always a lot of fun. Amongst the general excitement of the tournament commencing, there are also often a lot of star tennis players who fall afoul to newcomers and unlikely victors! However, as we often see time and time again, the very top level of players progress to the late stages, and they are doing just that again this year.
Among the big names that have already been dumped from Wimbledon 2014 are Victoria Azarenka, Flavia Pennetta, Richard Gasquet, Ernests Gulbis, and David Ferrer. These players can produce miraculous work on their day, but in this Grand Slam event they failed to produce. You can watch Azarenka’s early defeat here:
But what Wimbledon will be excited about is the prospects of all the big names like Serena Williams, Roger Federer, and Andy Murray. These are the household names and the players that draw the most interest! Incredibly, each of these three stars have not only progressed, but they have altogether dominated their early opponents at the Championships.
Murray’s win over Blaz Rola in the second round was his finest Wimbledon victory margin, giving up just 2 games in a straight sets victory. In similar fashion Serena Williams put aside Chanelle Scheepers having lost just two games. Federer has also progressed without dropping a single set so far.
While these players will certainly be tested later on at Wimbledon, the early signs certainly bode well for big players like Andy Murray. Of course he would love to cap off a relatively quiet year by defending his Wimbledon crown, but the work ahead will definitely be a tough fight, especially given how many big names remain in contention! If you want to catch some of these stars live, check Championship Tennis Tours for Wimbledon tickets!
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