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Penpix of the five leading contenders for the men's singles title at Wimbledon which gets underway at the All England Club on Monday:

NOVAK DJOKOVIC (SRB)

World ranking: 1

Age: 26

Birthdate: May 22, 1987

Birthplace: Belgrade, Serbia

Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco

Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)

Plays: Right-handed

Turned Pro: 2003

Coach: Marian Vajda

Website: www.novakdjokovic.com

Twitter: @DjokerNole

Career singles titles: 37

Grand Slam singles titles: 6 (Australian Open 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, Wimbledon 2011, US Open 2011)

Career prize money: $50,204,175

Best Wimbledon result: Champion (2011)

- Top seed Djokovic arrives at Wimbledon decidedly under the radar with the focus on home hope Andy Murray, Roger Federer's age and Rafael Nadal's knees. The 2011 champion has not played a grasscourt warm-up event, opting to recharge his batteries after his five-set defeat to Nadal in the French Open semi-finals.

ANDY MURRAY (GBR)

World ranking: 2

Age: 26

Birthdate: May 15, 1987

Birthplace: Dunblane, Scotland

Residence: London, England

Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)

Plays: Right-handed

Turned Pro: 2005

Coach: Ivan Lendl

Website: www.andymurray.com

Twitter: @andy_murray

Career singles titles: 27

Grand Slam singles titles: 1 (US Open 2012)

Career prize money: $27,330,188

Best Wimbledon result: Runner-up (2012)

- Murray is bidding to end Britain's 77-year wait for a men's champion at Wimbledon after finishing runner-up in 2012. Since then he has won the Olympics and US Open and has shrugged off the back injury which forced him to miss the French Open.

ROGER FEDERER (SUI)

World ranking: 3

Age: 31

Birthdate: Aug 8, 1981

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

Residence: Bottmingen, Switzerland

Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

Weight: 187 lbs (85 kg)

Plays: Right-handed

Turned pro: 1998

Coach: Paul Annacone

Website: www.rogerfederer.com

Twitter: @rogerfederer

Career singles titles: 77

Grand Slam singles titles: 17 (Australian Open 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, French Open 2009, Wimbledon 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, US Open 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

Career prize money: $77,564,273

Best Wimbledon result: Champion (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012)

- Bidding to become the first man to win the men's title at Wimbledon eight times, snapping the tie for seven he shares with personal hero Pete Sampras. But with his 32nd birthday just around the corner, Federer would be the second oldest champion at the All England Club in the Open era.

RAFAEL NADAL (ESP)

World ranking: 5

Age: 27

Birthdate: June 3, 1986

Birthplace: Manacor, Mallorca, Spain

Residence: Manacor, Mallorca, Spain

Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

Weight: 188 lbs (85 kg)

Plays: Left-handed

Turned Pro: 2001

Coach: Toni Nadal

Website: www.rafaelnadal.com

Twitter: @RafaelNadal

Career singles titles: 57

Grand Slam singles titles: 12 (Australian Open 2009; French Open 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; Wimbledon 2008, 2010; US Open 2010)

Career prize money: $55,740,464

Best Wimbledon result: Champion (2008, 2010)

- Suffered a shock second round defeat 12 months ago to world number 100 Lukas Rosol and retreated to Mallorca for seven months to rest his left knee. Has claimed seven titles in 2013, including a record eighth French Open. Nadal has already hinted that his knees again could be a problem in London.

TOMAS BERDYCH (CZE)

World ranking: 6

Age: 27

Birthdate: Sept 17, 1985

Birthplace: Valasske Mezirici, Czech

Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco

Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

Weight: 200 lbs (91 kg)

Plays: Right-handed

Turned Pro: 2002

Coach: Tomas Krupa

Website: www.tomasberdych.cz

Twitter: @TomasBerdych

Career singles titles: 8

Grand Slam singles titles: 0

Career prize money: $14,469,144

Best Wimbledon result: Runner-up (2010)

- Dangerman should the big four falter, Berdych has the groundstrokes, if not the consistency, to thrive on grass. Knocked out Federer and Djokovic on his way to the 2010 championship match where he finally ran out of steam in a straight-sets loss to Nadal.

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