Defending champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams entered Wimbledon this year as a heavy favorite for the title. Early exits by world No. 2 Victoria Azarenka and No. 3 Maria Sharapova—rivals whom she has dominated anyhow—have only enhanced Serena's prospects further.
In their absence, another title for the American may seem like a foregone conclusion.
But does Wimbledon have another plot twist in store? These seven women have the best chance to flip the script and produce what would be the greatest shock of all.