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Let's face it, this is just about everyone's year to win Wimbledon. The door is wide open.
Rafael Nadal is still No. 1 and the defending champion, but he did that without having to go through Roger Federer and without much of a fight from Andy Murray. And despite winning the French Open (again), Rafa isn't close to being in the type of form he was in this time last year.
If Andy meets Rafa and has his serve working, it could be a fantastic match that the American has every chance of winning.
Fed is still Fed and can never be counted out (Novak...), but his star has faded, and he can most certainly be beaten. It's all about having the right mentality.
We'll have to wait and see how Novak Djokovic will handle losing to Federer in the French Open semis, thereby missing out on the No. 1 ranking. The Djoker has had a fantastic season so far, but Roddick plays his style and has been in more big situations and is older and wiser.
A-Rod can take the Serb.
Andy Murray is the real competition because he'll have all of Great Britain cheering him on and willing him to break the UK's 75-year title drought. Murray also has a great run of form on the grass and on clay to boost his morale.
Murray is certainly due to win a Grand Slam, but he's more prone to failing in the big moments than Roddick is! A-Rod's serve would be too much for Murray to take.
All in all, it's a wide open field this summer at Wimbledon, and Andy Roddick needs to take advantage of it. He has all the tools to win the famed trophy, and nothing is working against him.
As long as he doesn't beat himself, he can go all the way and finally win his second (and hopefully not last) Grand Slam title.