Everybody knows Wimbledon Championships, an event run by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and this year is the 127th edition of it. The tournament consists of both men's and women's singles and doubles draws as well as a mixed doubles event and it is being played on grass courts. this tournament held in London at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. Well, the best part of this event is always the ladies singles. check out these names as they are the participants of this year 2013 Wimbledon championships:
1. (United States) Serena Williams.
Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis.
2. (Belarus) Victoria Azarenka.
Victoria Feodorovna Azarenka (born 31 July 1989) is a Belarusian professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 and she is ranked World No. 2 as of 24 June 2013.
3. (Russia) Maria Sharapova.
Maria Yuryevna Sharapova (born April 19, 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player who as of June 24, 2013 is ranked World No. 3 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) and is the top Russian player.
4. (Poland) Agnieszka Radwańska.
Agnieszka Radwańska (born 6 March 1989) is a Polish professional tennis player. As of 17 June 2013, she is ranked world no. 4. Known for constructing points and making intelligent use of the court, she has won twelve career singles titles.
5. (Italy) Sara Errani.
Sara Errani (born April 29, 1987) is a professional tennis player from Italy. She is the Italian No. 1 (out of 5 Italians in the top-100). As of 17 June 2013, she is ranked World No. 5 in singles. She is the World No. 1 doubles player and has won seven career singles titles.
6. (China) Li Na.
Li Na (born February 26, 1982) is a Chinese professional tennis player. As of April 2, 2013, Li has won 7 WTA and 19 ITF singles titles.
7. (Germany) Angelique Kerber.
Angelique Kerber (born 18 January 1988 in Bremen) is a professional German tennis player, who, as of 24 June 2013, is ranked world number 7 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association. As such, Kerber is currently the highest ranked German in the WTA Rankings.
8. (Czech Republic) Petra Kvitová.
Petra Kvitová (born 8 March 1990) is a Czech professional tennis player. Known for her powerful left-handed shots and variety, she has won ten career singles titles. She reached her career-high ranking of world no. 2 in October 2011, and is currently (as of 17 June 2013) ranked world no. 8.
9. (Denmark) Caroline Wozniacki.
Caroline Wozniacki (born 11 July 1990) is a Danish professional tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 on the WTA Tour. As of 23 January 2012, she held this position for 67 weeks. She was the first Scandinavian woman to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall.
10. (Russia) Maria Kirilenko.
Maria Yuryevna Kirilenko (born 25 January 1987) is a Russian professional tennis player. As of 24 June 2013, Kirilenko is ranked world no. 10, her career high.
11. (Italy) Roberta Vinci.
Roberta Vinci (born 18 February 1983) is an Italian tennis player. As of 17 June 2013, Vinci is ranked World No. 11 in the WTA Tour Rankings.
12. (Serbia) Ana Ivanovic.
Ana Ivanovic (born November 6, 1987) is a former world no. 1 Serbian tennis player. As of June 17, 2013, she is ranked no. 12 in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings.
13. (Russia) Nadia Petrova.
Nadezhda Viktorovna Petrova (born June 8, 1982, in Moscow, Soviet Union) is a Russian professional tennis player. As of 24 June 2013, Petrova is ranked world no. 16 in singles and world no. 3 in doubles.
14. (Australia) Samantha Stosur.
Samantha "Sam" Jane Stosur (born 30 March 1984) is an Australian professional tennis player, well known for her powerful serve, which is among the best in women's tennis. As of the 10th June, Stosur is currently ranked World No. 14 by the WTA.
15. (France) Marion Bartoli.
Marion Bartoli (born 2 October 1984) is a top-20 French professional tennis player and the current French no. 1 (out of 5 French players in the top-100).
16. (Serbia) Jelena Janković.
Jelena Janković (born February 28, 1985) is a professional tennis player from Serbia. Janković is a former World No. 1 in singles, as of 24 June 2013 Janković is ranked No. 14.
17. (United States) Sloane Stephens.
Sloane Stephens (born March 20, 1993) is an American professional tennis player who as of April 29, 2013 is ranked World No. 17 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA).
18. (Slovakia) Dominika Cibulková.
Dominika Cibulková (born 6 May 1989 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, now Slovakia) is a professional Slovak tennis player. Known for her quick and aggressive style of play, she has won two career singles titles. Her career-high ranking of world no. 12 was achieved in July 2009.
19. (Spain) Carla Suárez Navarro.
Carla Suárez Navarro (born September 3, 1988 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) is a Spanish tennis player. She began playing for Spain in the 2008 Fed Cup. On March 4, 2013, she reached her career high ranking at World No. 21.
20. (Belgium) Kirsten Flipkens.
Kirsten Flipkens (born 10 January 1986 in Geel) is a professional female Belgian tennis player. Her career high rank for singles is no. 20 (10 June 2013).
21. (Russia) Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.
Anastasia Sergeyevna Pavlyuchenkova (born 3 July 1991) is a Russian professional tennis player and a multiple junior Grand Slam champion. Her career-high rank of World No. 13 was achieved on 4 July 2011.
22. (Romania) Sorana Cîrstea.
Sorana Mihaela Cîrstea (born 7 April 1990) is a Romanian professional tennis player. As of June 17, 2013, she is ranked world no. 22 and is the highest ranked Romanian player. She achieved her career-high ranking of world no. 23 in August 2009.
23. (Germany) Sabine Lisicki.
Sabine Lisicki (born 22 September 1989) is a German professional tennis player.
24. (China) Peng Shuai.
Peng Shuai (born January 8, 1986 in Xiangtan) is a Chinese professional female tennis player. She won a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games, defeating Akgul Amanmuradova in the final. As of 17 June 2013, she is the 2nd ranked Chinese women's player (out of 3 in the top 100).
25. (Russia) Ekaterina Makarova.
Ekaterina Valeryevna Makarova (born on 7 June 1988) is a Russian professional tennis player. She achieved her career high ranking of number 19 on 7 January 2013.
26. (United States) Varvara Lepchenko.
Varvara Petrovna Lepchenko (born May 21, 1986 in Tashkent) is an Uzbek-American professional tennis player. As of June 24, 2013, she is ranked No. 29 in the world, and No. 3 in the United States.
27. (Czech Republic) Lucie Šafářová.
Lucie Šafářová (born 4 February 1987) is a professional Czech tennis player. She was born in Brno. She is ranked world no. 28 as of 17 June 2013.
28. (Austria) Tamira Paszek.
Tamira Shelah Paszek (born 6 December 1990 in Dornbirn) is an Austrian professional tennis player. As of 24 June 2013, she is the Austrian number 1, ranked number 57 in the world.
29. (France) Alizé Cornet.
Alizé Cornet (born 22 January 1990) is a French professional tennis player and the current French number two (behind Marion Bartoli). She was born in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, and has a career-high ranking of No. 11, achieved on 16 February 2009.
30. (Germany) Mona Barthel.
Mona Barthel (born 11 July 1990) is a professional German tennis player. On 18 March 2013, Barthel reached her best singles ranking of world number 23. On 17 June 2013, she peaked at world number 92 in the doubles rankings.
31. (Switzerland) Romina Oprandi.
Romina Sarina Oprandi (born 29 March 1986 in Jegenstorf, Switzerland) is a professional tennis player. She has dual Swiss-Italian citizenship and represented Italy from her professional debut in 2005 until January 2012, when she joined the Swiss tennis federation. Her highest singles ranking was no. 36, achieved on 27 May 2013.
32. (Czech Republic) Klára Zakopalová.
Klára Zakopalová (born on 24 February 1982) is a professional Czech tennis player. She was born and still lives in Prague.