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FACTS AND FIGURES

Wimbledon

June 23, 2003

* When: Today-July 6.

* TV: Today 4 a.m., ESPN2; 10 a.m., ESPN. Later rounds, Ch. 4.

* Defending champions: Men, Lleyton Hewitt; Women, Serena Williams.

* Prize money: Total of $15.7 million, with the men's champion earning $965,000 and the women's champion $895,000.

MEN'S TOP SEEDINGS

1. Lleyton Hewitt, Australia

* 2003 record/titles: 25-7; 2.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-Won, '01-4th Round, '00-1st, 1999-3rd, '98-Did Not Play.

2. Andre Agassi, U.S.

* 2003 record/titles: 30-4; 4.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-2nd, '01-SF, '00-SF, 1999-F, '98-2nd.

3. Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spain

* 2003 record/titles: 40-7; 3.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-2nd, '01-3rd, '00-DNP, 1999-DNP, '98-DNP.

4. Roger Federer, Switzerland

* 2003 record/titles: 41-8; 4.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-1st, '01-QF, '00-1st, 1999-1st, '98-DNP.

5. Andy Roddick, U.S.

* 2003 record/titles: 30-11; 2.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-3rd, '01-3rd, '00-DNP, 1999-DNP, '98-DNP.

6. David Nalbandian, Argentina

* 2003 record/titles: 20-13; 0.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-F, '01-DNP, '00-DNP, 1999-DNP, '98-DNP.

7. Guillermo Coria, Argentina

* 2003 record/titles: 32-10; 1.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-DNP, '01-1st, '00-DNP, 1999-DNP, '98-DNP.

8. Sjeng Schalken, Netherlands

* 2003 record/titles: 19-13; 1.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-QF, '01-3rd, '00-3rd, 1999-3rd, '98-1st.

WOMEN'S TOP SEEDINGS

1. Serena Williams, U.S.

* 2003 record/titles: 34-3; 3.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-Won, '01-QF, '00-SF, 1999-DNP, '98-3rd.

2. Kim Clijsters, Belgium

* 2003 record/titles: 47-7; 4.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-2nd, '01-QF, '00-2nd, 1999-4th, '98-DNP.

3. Justine Henin-Hardenne, Belgium

* 2003 record/titles: 39-6; 4.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-SF, '01-F, '00-1st, 1999-DNP, '98-DNP.

4. Venus Williams, U.S.

* 2003 record/titles: 20-4; 1.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-F, '01-W, '00-W, 1999-QF, '98-QF.

5. Lindsay Davenport, U.S.

* 2003 record/titles: 27-8; 1.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-DNP, '01-SF, '00-F, 1999-W, '98-QF.

7. Chanda Rubin, U.S.

* 2003 record/titles: 27-9; 2.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-4th, '01-1st, '00-1st, 1999-1st, '98-3rd.

8. Jennifer Capriati, U.S.

* 2003 record/titles: 24-10; 0.

* Last five Wimbledons: : 2002-QF, '01-SF, '00-4th, 1999-2nd, '98-2nd.

9. Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia

* 2003 record/titles: 22-13; 0.

* Last five Wimbledons: 2002-QF, '01-2nd, '00-DNP, 1999-DNP, '98-DNP

Note: No. 6 Amelie Mauresmo of France withdrew.

TODAY'S FEATURED MATCHES

MEN

Hewitt vs. Ivo Karlovic; Federer vs. Hyung-Taik Lee; Roddick vs. Davide Sanguinetti

WOMEN

Clijsters vs. Rossana Neffa-de los Rios; Venus Williams vs. Stanislava Hrozenska; Davenport vs. Samantha Stosur

THIS AND THAT

* Lone U.S. men's qualifier: Former Pepperdine standout Robert Kendrick, ranked No. 132 in the world, also played the first round of Wimbledon last year.

* Almost famous: Carly Gullickson, the 17-year-old daughter of former major league pitcher Bill Gullickson, also made the main draw. Gullickson will play Antonella Serra Zanetti of Italy.

* Fast fact: In the last 10 Grand Slams, 15 men made at least one appearance in a final. Agassi leads with three; he and Hewitt are the only men with two major titles in that time. By contrast, six women have split the 20 finalist spots.

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