Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 7/6/12
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With 11 days of Wimbledon behind us, four of the world’s top five players stand just one victory away from a spot in the final.  While Rafael Nadal’s absence will make the winner of the Novak Djokovic-Roger Federer matchup the likely championship favorite, either Andy Murray or Jo-Wilfried Tsonga will also capitalize on the Spaniard’s early exit by sneaking into his first Wimbledon final.  Let’s take a closer look at what to expect in these two highly competitive matchups. Djokovic-Federer The world’s top player hasn’t had quite the blistering start to 2012 that he did to 2011, having won just two titles in eight tournaments after winning the first seven and nine of the first 10 in 2011.  But that doesn’t make the task of beating him any less daunting.  Djokovic has set Wimbledon’s grassy courts on fire thus far, dropping just one set in five matches without having faced a single tiebreaker.  And not only is he the reigning champion, but he’s won the last four Grand Slams played ou...
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