- Associated Press - Saturday, June 23, 2012

WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND (AP) - Men to watch at Wimbledon, which begins Monday:

NOVAK DJOKOVIC

Seeded: 1

Ranked: 1

Age: 25

Country: Serbia

2012 Match Record: 36-6

2012 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 30

Major Titles: 5 _ Wimbledon (‘11), U.S. Open (‘11), Australian Open (‘08, `11, `12)

Last 5 Wimbledons: `11-Won Championship, `10-Lost in Semifinals, `09-QF, `08-2nd, `07-SF

Topspin: Defending champion at Wimbledon for the first time, and also making debut as No. 1-seeded player at the All England Club. … Aims to start a new Grand Slam winning streak after his 27-match run ended with a loss to Rafael Nadal in the French Open final. … Had won three consecutive major titles; fell one match short of becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to win four in a row.

RAFAEL NADAL

Seeded: 2

Ranked: 2

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