The 12 Hunks Of Wimbledon You Should Get To Know

Andy Murray of Great Britain match against Andreas Seppi of Italy Sony Opem

The 2013 Wimbledon tournament is almost done with its first week of matches. And in the first couple of days alone, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer were both knocked out opening up the competition to other competitors. Competitors who happen to look good on and off the court. Sure there are the usual suspects (hello, Novak Djkovoic – in, Janko Tipsarevi? – out) but we thought we’d help you get to know a few other players still making the rounds – for at least another few days. Check out the 12 hotties that you should really get to know.


Tennis player Juan Martin Del Potro at the beach in Argentina

Name: Juan Martín del Potro
Seed: 8
Playing Notes: He dominates from the back or rather the baseline and comes loaded with a powerful serve.


The Natural

Name: Richard Gasquet
Seed: 9
Playing Notes: Gasquet is considered one of the most natural lovers players in the competition.

[Photo: Belelu]

Mr. Versatile

Tommy Haas holds a koala

Name: Tommy Haas
Seed: 13
Playing Notes: Haas is known for his power and versatility – being capable of handling all surfaces.


The Pleasing Solider


Name: Mikhail Youzhny
Seed: 20
Playing Notes: This crowd-pleaser tends to reward audiences with a military salute after each match.

[Photo: Eurosport]



Name: Juan Mónaco
Seed: 22
Playing Notes: This sunbather is known for his hard (topspin) strokes.

[Photo: Couchbaron]

The Dominator


Name: Andreas Seppi
Seed: 23
Playing Notes: Seppi pushes back rather than dominate; he’s a patient player.

[Photo: Tennis Today]

The Stalk-er

The Championships - Wimbledon 2013: Day Three

Name: Benoît Paire
Seed: 25
Playing Notes: Paire aka “The Stalk” is known for playing it fast and loose.

[Photo: Getty]

Pretty Boy With Balls


Name: Jérémy Chardy
Seed: 28
Playing Notes: His strength lies in serving his opponents his balls.

[Photo: Cocotour]

Baby Fed

The Boodles Tennis Event

Name: Grigor Dimitrov
Seed: 29
Playing Notes: This player is often compared to Roger Federer because of his love of ground strokes; but he prefers a hard court.

[Photo: Getty]

The Confident Lefty

Feliciano Lopez visits The Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne, Florida

Name: Feliciano López
Seed: Unseeded
Playing Notes: This lefty is a confident net player and not afraid to charge.


Young Spunk

Various celebrities in attendance at Sony Open Tennis Tournament in Key Biscayne, Florida

Name: Bernard Tomic
Seed: Unseeded
Playing Notes: Tomic is known for his unusual style but that may also because he’s one of the youngest in the field.


The Giant


Name: Kenny de Schepper
Seed: Unseeded
Playing Notes: This nearly 7-ft tall player is the biggest underdog in this tournament, untested in any major competition.

[Photo: Flickr]

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