Wimbledon is synonymous with drama and we’ve seen plenty of big names making early exits in the past years.
It was as recently as 2013 when the Championships saw the most shocking player exodus as eight seeds headed home prematurely to injuries and losses.
Last week week, fans were stunned at the exits of ladies defending champion Petra Kvitova and runner-up Eugenie Bouchard along with 2014 semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov and former champion Rafael Nadal.
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But those defeats didn’t come entirely unexpectedly as all four players have failed to sustain a consistent level of performance throughout the season.
As players prepare to embark on the next seven days under the scorching sun, here are the fIVE most important conclusions.
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