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>> Wimbledon, kicking off again for so-called manic Monday. It's the day when every player remaining in the tournament takes to the court to fight for a place in the quarter finals. And there's still all to play for, especially in the women's game, as Royce's Neil Robinson says.>> I think it's one of the most open titles in years, with no Serena Williams there anybody can win.
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All of those who are into the second week will believe that they can do it, not least her sister Venus who is appearing for the 20th time and as number ten seed stands a real chance.>> Such is the absence of a clear favorite that the book makers' current choice, Petra Kvitová, would have to produce one of the most remarkable comebacks the sport has ever seen to claim her third Wimbledon title.
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In December her career was hanging by a thread after she was knifed during a break-in at her house in the Czech Republic, suffering serious tendon damage to her left hand. In the men's game, world number one, Andy Murray, will be looking to retain his title, but he faces competition from current favorite, Roger Federer.
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At 35, the Swiss player is hoping to become the oldest winner in the open era. Maury's hip injury, which has affected his play all year, means the game is anybody's.>> I think there is still everything to play for. Cuz splitting of those four is incredibly difficult in the men's game.
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And as for the women, you really wouldn't want to put your money on anybody, it's so open.>> Wimbledon is the most famous tennis event in the world, and attracts thousands of fans every year, including celebrities and members of the royal family. And the stakes are higher than ever.
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This year the winning male and female players will receive prize money of 2.2 million pounds each.