Just a week remain for the third Grand Slam of the year, Wimbledon and top players have already put forward their claim as top contenders for one of the most prestigious title of the season.
Roger Federer defeated Italy's Andreas Seppi to clinch a record eighth Gerry Weber Open and Andy Murray won the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club. With such victory in the respective grass courts, they are top contenders for the upcoming Wimbledon 2015, which starts on 29 June.
Federer was tested by Seppi, especially in the first set, which was a tight one. Federer won the game in straight sets 7-6(1) and 6-4. Federer's dominance in the grass court was prevalent as he hit a number of winners along with some big aces.
Federer was also happy with his serves in the final.
"I served well which you have to on the grass. I was able to mix it up, so I created a good pattern going into the tie-break," ATP official website quoted Federer as saying.
Roger Federer, who is one of the best players to have ever graced the grass courts, also talked about the secrets of playing on the green surface.
"I think one big secret on grass is when to hit which shot and playing the score the right way. You might be playing perfect but then in one moment you take a bad decision and grass makes you pay for it all. So, this week has been great if I look at the whole thing. I don't think I got broken anymore the last four matches I played.
"The first match was extremely close but I won all the tie-breaks this week, which gives obviously big confidence knowing that in the crucial moments my game was right there," he added.
With this victory, Federer must be confident to claim his eighth Wimbledon title. On the same lines, Andy Murray will also be eager to win his second title and has looked good in the Aegon Championship to claim his second Wimbledon title.
Murray defeated Kevin Anderson to clinch the Aegon Championships with the score reading 6-3 and 6-4. He just dropped a single set in the competition.
Apart from Murray and Federer, there are other top players, who are also going to be considered as favourites. Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka are two players that should easily reach the last four, at the least.
Despite being knocked out of the Aegon Championships first round, Rafael Nadal is another top player, who has plenty to prove after a disappointing exit from the 2015 French Open.