Eight Aiming to Be Great .

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Eight Aiming to Be Great .


Andre Agassi

Age 33, US, world ranking: 1 Back in 1992, he lifted the Wimbledon trophy on the way to completing a set of Slam triumphs and two semi-finals in the last three years here confirm he is still a major threat. Agassi is the last remaining showman from the most recent great era of America players and, with Pete Sampras not present, will get all the neutral votes.

Lleyton Hewitt

Age 22, Australia, world ranking: 2 The defending champion, if you believe the whispers, is struggling to get his game together and is more vulnerable than in recent visits. His defeat in the quarterfinals at Queen's saw him lose the world No1 spot.

However, the determined Aussie will give everything in defence of a title that changed his life.

Andy Roddick

Age 20, US, world ranking: 6 The Stella Artois champion has suddenly emerged as a real contender despite last year's awful defeat by Greg Rusedski in the third round. Now under new coach Brad Gilbert, the American is starting to realise his huge serve (149mph) is even more fearsome on grass and that all his hard work over the past year has given him a backhand that doesn't wilt under pressure.

Martin Verkerk

Age 24, The Netherlands, world ranking: 16 What an impact this 6ft 6ins Dutchman made on the French Open. Massive serve, big ground strokes and a personality to boot.

Has no pedigree on grass but who cares when he can hit 130mph serves all day? …

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