Player Profiles

(1) Serena Williams

Williams - world number one.
Age: 29
Nationality: American
Became Pro: 1995
Height: 1.75

The defending champion will be eyeing a fourth Wimbledon singles title this year.
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(2) Venus Williams

Venus - five-time champion in SW19.
Age: 30
Nationality: American
Became Pro: 1994
Height: 1.85

Five times a Wimbledon champion, Venus looks one to beat at the All England Club in 2010.
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(3) Caroline Wozniacki

Wozniacki - popular with fans.
Age: 20
Nationality: Danish
Became Pro: 2005
Height: 1.77

Still a teenager, the popular US Open runner-up has yet to go beyond the last 16 in SW19.
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(4) Jelena Jankovic

Jankovic - upset by Oudin in 2009.
Age: 25
Nationality: Serbian
Became Pro: 2000
Height: 1.77

Hasn't done much on the Wimbledon lawns in the past but arrives on the back of a good claycourt campaign.
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(5) Francesca Schiavone

Schiavone - French Open champion.
Age: 30
Nationality: Italian
Became Pro: 1998
Height: 1.66

The recent winner of the French Open made the quarter-finals here last year.
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(6) Samantha Stosur

Stosur - impressive on clay in 2010.
Age: 26
Nationality: Australian
Became Pro: 1999
Height: 1.72

The French Open runner-up does not have a good record on the Wimbledon grass.
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(7) Agnieszka Radwanska

Radwanska - former junior champion.
Age: 21
Nationality: Polish
Became Pro: 2005
Height: 1.72

Usually does well at Wimbledon having won the junior title in SW19 in 2005.
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(8) Kim Clijsters

Clijsters - back for more.
Age: 27
Nationality: Belgian
Became Pro: 1997
Height: 1.74

Clijsters returns to SW19 for the first time in four years in a bid to claim an elusive Wimbledon title.
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(9) Na Li

Li - broke top 10 this year.
Age: 28
Nationality: Chinese
Became Pro: 1999
Height: 1.72

Li became the first Chinese player to break into the world's top 10 after a semi-final run in Australia.
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(10) Flavia Pennetta

Pennetta - not a great record on grass.
Age: 28
Nationality: Italian
Became Pro: 2000
Height: 1.72

Pennetta enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2009 but has failed to make her mark this term.
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(11) Marion Bartoli

Bartoli - former finalist in SW19.
Age: 26
Nationality: French
Became Pro: 2000
Height: 1.70

Marion Bartoli was a shock finalist at Wimbledon in 2007 but has failed to threaten on the Grand Slam stage since.
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(12) Nadia Petrova

Petrova - dangerous player when fully fit.
Age: 28
Nationality: Russian
Became Pro: 1999
Height: 1.78

'Miss Consistency' has been a regular inside the world's top 20 for a number of years now.
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(13) Shahar Peer

Peer - good start to the season.
Age: 23
Nationality: Israeli
Became Pro: 2004
Height: 1.70

Israeli Peer has a rather uninspiring record at Wimbledon.
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(14) Victoria Azarenka

Azarenka - has struggled of late.
Age: 21
Nationality: Belarusian
Became Pro: 2003
Height: 1.80

Azarenka has failed to kick on since reaching a career-high sixth in the world at the end of last season.
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(15) Yanina Wickmayer

Wickmayer - plenty to prove on grass.
Age: 21
Nationality: Belgian
Became Pro: 2004
Height: 1.82

After a winning start to 2010, emerging Belgian talent Wickmayer has gradually slipped off the radar.
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(16) Maria Sharapova

Sharapova - Edgbaston finalist.
Age: 23
Nationality: Russian
Became Pro: 2001
Height: 1.88

Sharapova has fought back well after kicking off 2010 with a first-round loss at the Australian Open.
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Experts & Blogs

Barry Cowan

Power and the glory

Barry Cowan says Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal is playing some of the best tennis of his career.

Gerry Williams

Fun in the sun

Gerry Williams reflects on a fortnight of warmth and wealth for Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.