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Mats Wilander’s perfect Fantasy Wimbledon competitor.

Annabel Croft and Mats Wilander on set for Live@Wimbledon
by Mark Hodgkinson
Sunday 29 June 2014

Mats Wilander’s perfect Fantasy Wimbledon competitor.

Mats Wilander, a former world No.1 who is presenting Live@Wimbledon during The Championships, has created his ideal Fantasy Wimbledon player. Here’s the competitor he would create if he had an unlimited budget – game users cannot spend more than 1,000 stars.

SERVE: "I would take Milos Raonic because his serve is very consistent. He gets a lot of power, and because of his technique, there's consistency, too."

POWER: "I'm going to take Novak Djokovic for his groundstrokes."

RETURNS: "Definitely Novak Djokovic again. What makes his return so effective is that he takes the ball early on both sides. And he sometimes runs around his backhand and attacks a second serve with his forehand. He can do that because of the way he hits his forehand. He has a lot of options."

NET PLAY: "Radek Stepanek."

MIND: "I would take Maria Sharapova's mind in the women's game. From the outside, her mind seems to be stronger than anyone else's in the women's tournament. The signals she sends on the court, Sharapova seems to have the perfect mind for tennis. In the men's game, you would go for Rafa Nadal, even when he's having a bad day."

If you still haven’t signed up to play Fantasy Wimbledon, it’s not too late. Enter now and you could still win the weekly prize for the second week – a Wimbledon towel and a pair of ground passes for the 2015 Championships.

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