Game's top stars looking for retribution at Wimbledon

After their respective clay-court demises at the French Open, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters are seeking vindication on a surface much more comfortable to their playing styles. But viable competition likely will make their Wimbledon paths difficult.

Updated: June 19, 2008, 6:55 AM ET
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to ESPN.com

It's a new fortnight. It's a different Grand Slam.

And that signals there'll be a number of smiling faces among players on the WTA Tour who think gliding on grass at Wimbledon is far more appealing than coasting on clay at Roland Garros.

Certainly, it can be taken for granted that three of the top 10 players will be giddy when they arrive at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club only two weeks after the close of the French Open.

Maria Sharapova, the No. ...

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