Serena Williams the Favorite at Wimbledon 2018: A Good Pick?

Garbine Muguruza dropped just one set on her way to the Wimbledon title last year

Williams is ranked 183 after her pregnancy absence, but she is a former world number one who won the last Grand Slam she competed in at the 2017 Australian Open.

- For the second time, the American secured the "Serena Slam" as she held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time.

As reported by the UK's Guardian: "As for the argument that seeding Williams might be unfair to the player edged out of the top 32 - which the British No. 1, Jo Konta, thinks ought to be considered - McEnroe says: 'What's her name?"

As a 23-time major victor, many believe Serena deserves to be seeded regardless of her current reduced status.

The Wimbledon Championships start July 2nd, and one of the most interesting stories is Serena Williams' return from pregnancy.

The 29-year-old reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon in 2011 and 2016 but may struggle to do so this year if Williams nabs her spot.

Muguruza, who also reached the Wimbledon final in 2015, dropped just one set in seven matches at the All England Club en route to her second Grand Slam title past year.

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova occupies the 32nd seeded place and would miss out should the Wimbledon higher authorities decide to intervene which they have every right to do.

Tennis legend John McEnroe also showed his support to Williams, despite the duo's differences a year ago due to a spat over whether she could defeat a player on the men's circuit. She'll need some matches before she's totally up to speed, and unfortunately the pectoral injury denied her a few valuable matches against top players.

Kim Clijsters won the majority of her slam titles after her pregnancy. But now when you see players keep playing till they are 36, 37, or even longer, obviously there needs to be a change to the rule because, you know, I think it should encourage players wanting to play longer and keeping their best and keep pushing the younger generation to be playing even better and wanting to improve.

"I think and I hope - and it should be under review - to change these rules".

"I think so [on Williams going far]". "It just took away all fear that I had".

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