Monday, September 1
Contenders at a glance
Associated Press

SERENA WILLIAMS
Age: 21
Country: United States
2003 Match Record: 34-3
2003 Singles Titles: 3
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 22 (1)
Major Titles: Wimbledon ('02), U.S. ('99, '02), Australian ('03), French ('02)
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-Won, '01-Quarterfinals, '00-Semifinals, '99-Did Not Play, '98-3rd Round
Topspin: How will she respond to end of 33-match Grand Slam winning streak? ... Game is perfectly suited to speedy grass.

KIM CLIJSTERS
Age: 20
Country: Belgium
2003 Match Record: 47-7
2003 Singles Titles: 4
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 14 (1)
Major Titles: None
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-2nd, '01-QF, '00-2nd, '99-4th, '98-DNP
Topspin: Now 0-2 in Grand Slam finals, both at French Open, after loss to Justine Henin-Hardenne at Roland Garros. ... Has the power-based game to fare well on grass, though never has broken through at All England Club. ... Won first career grass title Saturday at Rosmalen, Netherlands.

JUSTINE HENIN-HARDENNE
Age: 21
Country: Belgium
2003 Match Record: 39-6
2003 Singles Titles: 4
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 10 (1)
Major Titles: French ('03)
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-SF, '01-F, '00-1st, '99-DNP, '98-DNP
Topspin: Quit in second set of Saturday's final against Clijsters at Rosmalen, Netherlands, after injuring left wrist in tumble. Henin-Hardenne, who's right-handed, said she expects to play Wimbledon. ... Claimed first Grand Slam title at French Open by beating Serena Williams in semifinals, Clijsters in final -- ninth woman since 1975 to beat players ranked 1-2 at a major. ... Lost to Venus Williams at Wimbledon last two years.

VENUS WILLIAMS
Age: 23
Country: United States
2003 Match Record: 20-4
2003 Singles Titles: 1
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 29 (2)
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-F, '01-W, '00-W, '99-QF, '98-QF
Topspin: Upset by Vera Zvonareva in fourth round of French Open, ending run of four straight major finals against younger sister Serena. ... With big strokes and fantastic court coverage, tough to beat on grass.

LINDSAY DAVENPORT
Age: 27
Country: United States.
2003 Match Record: 27-8
2003 Singles Titles: 1
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 38 (2)
Major Titles: U.S. Open ('98), Wimbledon ('99), Australian Open ('00)
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-DNP, '01-SF, '00-F, '99-W, '98-QF
Topspin: Quit during fourth-round match at French Open because of toe injury. ... If healthy, could make semifinal run thanks to powerful groundstrokes.

CHANDA RUBIN
Age: 27
Country: United States
2003 Match Record: 27-9
2003 Singles Titles: 2
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 7 (2)
Major Titles: None
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-4th, '01-1st, '00-1st, '99-1st, '98-3rd
Topspin: Six of her 10 trips to All England Club ended in first round. ... Won tuneup event on grass at Eastbourne, beating Conchita Martinez in Saturday's final.

JENNIFER CAPRIATI
Age: 27
Country: United States
2003 Match Record: 24-10
2003 Singles Titles: 0
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 13 (0)
Major Titles: French ('01), Australian ('01, '02)
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-QF, '01-SF, '00-4th, '99-2nd, '98-2nd
Topspin: Pure strength can keep her in match with anyone. ... Losses last three years at Wimbledon came against Mauresmo, Henin-Hardenne and Davenport.

DANIELA HANTUCHOVA
Age: 20
Country: Slovakia
2003 Match Record: 22-13
2003 Singles Titles: 0
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 1 (0)
Major Titles: None
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-QF, '01-2nd, '00-DNP, '99-DNP, '98-DNP
Topspin: Streak of three straight quarterfinal appearances at majors ended with upset loss to Ashley Harkleroad in French Open's second round.

JELENA DOKIC
Age: 20
Country: Serbia and Montenegro
2003 Match Record: 13-16
2003 Singles Titles: 0
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 5 (1)
Major Titles: None
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-4th, '01-4th, '00-SF, '99-QF, '98-DNP
Topspin: Big hitter has had success on grass, including title last year at Birmingham, England.

MEGHANN SHAUGHNESSY
Age: 24
Country: United States
2003 Match Record: 23-11
2003 Singles Titles: 1
Career Singles Titles (On Grass): 3 (0)
Major Titles: None
Last 5 Wimbledons: '02-2nd, '01-4th, '00-2nd, '99-2nd, '98-DNP
Topspin: With strong serve, should fare better on grass than she has.