WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Men to watch at Wimbledon, where play begins Monday:

NOVAK DJOKOVIC

Seeded: 1

Ranked: 1

Country: Serbia

Age: 32

2019 Match Record: 28-6

2019 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 74

Grand Slam Singles Titles: 15 — Wimbledon (4: 2011, 2014, 2015, 2018), Australian Open (7: 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019), French Open (1: 2016), U.S. Open (3: 2011, 2015, 2018)

Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-Won Championship, 2017-Lost in quarterfinals, 2016-3rd, 2015-W, 2014-W

Aces: 26-match Grand Slam winning streak ended with semifinal loss to Dominic Thiem at French Open. … Champion or runner-up in five of past eight years at Wimbledon. … This is his sixth time seeded No. 1. … 5-1 vs. top-10 opponents in 2019.

Topspin: So, yes, it turns out he can lose a major match. Still, Djokovic’s form over the past 12 months casts him as the favorite at the All England Club.

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ROGER FEDERER

Seeded: 2

Ranked: 3

Country: Switzerland

Age: 37

2019 Match Record: 32-4

2019 Singles Titles: 3

Career Singles Titles: 102

Grand Slam Singles Titles: 20 — Wimbledon (8: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2017), French Open (1: 2009), Australian Open (6: 2004, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2017, 2018), U.S. Open (5: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)

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Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-QF, 2017-W, 2016-SF, 2015-F, 2014-F

Aces: Career record of 181-26 on grass courts, a winning percentage of .874. … Won grass tuneup event in Halle, Germany, for 10th time. Oldest man to win tour-level title since 43-year-old Ken Rosewall in 1977. … 7 ATP titles from tying Jimmy Connors’ record.

Topspin: No reason to think he couldn’t get to a 12th Wimbledon final, in part because can’t face Djokovic until the title match. Finally returning to the clay circuit might have given Federer just the right amount of preparation.

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RAFAEL NADAL

Seeded: 3

Ranked: 2

Country: Spain

Age: 33

2019 Match Record: 32-5

2019 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 82

Grand Slam Singles Titles: 18 — Wimbledon (2: 2008, 2010), Australian Open (1: 2009), French Open (12: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018, 2019), U.S. Open (3: 2010, 2013, 2017)

Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-W, 2017-W, 2016-3rd, 2015-QF, 2014-W

Aces: Reached the final in five consecutive appearances, including two titles, from 2006-11. But is only 13-6 in past six trips to Wimbledon, with four of those losses coming against opponents ranked 100th or worse.

Topspin: Sure looked good while winning record 12th championship in Paris and narrowing gap between himself and Federer for most major trophies won by a man. Can he regain his footing on grass?

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DOMINIC THIEM

Seeded: 5

Ranked: 4

Country: Austria

Age: 25

2019 Match Record: 23-9

2019 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 13

Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0 — Best: RU, French Open (2018, 2019)

Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-1st, 2017-4th, 2016-2nd, 2015-2nd, 2014-1st

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Aces: Only 5-5 for his career at the All England Club. … Split with his longtime coach Gunter Bresnik to team up with 2004 Olympic gold medalist Nicolas Massu ahead of the clay circuit.

Topspin: Has proven he is as close to a No. 2 player on clay as there is, losing to Rafael Nadal in each of the past two French Open finals. Now he needs to translate that success to other surfaces.

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STEFANOS TSITSIPAS

Seeded: 7

Ranked: 6

Country: Greece

Age: 20

2019 Match Record: 34-14

2019 Singles Titles: 2

Career Singles Titles: 3

Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0 — Best: SF, Australian Open (2019)

Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-4th, 2017-1st, 2016-Did Not Play, 2015-DNP, 2014-DNP

Aces: Leads tour in match wins in 2019. … Run to second week in 2018 bodes well for him this year and in the future at Wimbledon.

Topspin: His ability to get to the net and volley should make him a threat at the All England Club.

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JOHN ISNER

Seeded: 9

Ranked: 12

Country: United States

Age: 34

2019 Match Record: 15-7

2019 Singles Titles: 0

Career Singles Titles: 14

Grand Slam Singles Titles: 0 — Best: SF, Wimbledon (2018)

Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-SF, 2017-2nd, 2016-3rd, 2015-3rd, 2014-3rd

Aces: Has won 94.4% of service games on grass over his career. … Won the longest match in tournament — and tennis — history (70-68 in the fifth set in 2010’s first round) and lost the second-longest match in Wimbledon history (26-24 in the fifth set in last year’s semifinals).

Topspin: A foot injury kept him out of the French Open, so unclear how fit he’ll be at the All England Club, where he’d never been past the third round in 9 previous appearances.

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MARIN CILIC

Seeded: 13

Ranked: 18

Country: Croatia

Age: 30

2019 Match Record: 10-9

2019 Singles Titles: 0

Career Singles Titles: 18

Grand Slam Singles Titles: 1 — U.S. Open (2014)

Last 5 Wimbledons: 2018-2nd, 2017-RU, 2016-QF, 2015-QF, 2014-QF

Aces: Working with Wayne Ferreira for coaching during the grass-court season. … Last man to become a first-time major champion, five years ago.

Topspin: With his serve and big-stage success, should be able to make a deep run if he is feeling healthy.

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