Serena Williams’ long-awaited comeback is only one of several stories developing in the lead up to the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, which is scheduled to be played at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club between June 27 – July 10.
Iga Swiatek will be the top seed at this year’s tournament, which will feature four former champions, in addition to Serena Williams — Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza and Angelique Kerber.
The likes of Coco Gauff and Emma Raducanu will also look to make their presence felt on the big stage, as will last year’s Wimbledon finalist Karolina Pliskova. With main draw action set to begin on Monday, here is a look at the prospects of the top names in the fray.
1st quarter: Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula on a collision course
Forecast: Belinda Bencic def. Jelena Ostapenko
Prediction for semi-finals
Iga Swiatek def. Petra Kvitova
Ons Jabeur def. belinda bencic
Prediction for the end
Ons Jabeur def. Iga Swiatek