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Karma on Nadal's side

Updated: July 6, 2008, 5:53 PM ET
By Peter Bodo, TENNIS.com

So here's the weird thing: Roger Federer is the five-time defending champion at Wimbledon. He hasn't lost a set here, yet sentiment is running as high as 70-30 that Rafael Nadal will dethrone him and become the first man to complete a Channel Slam (winning Roland Garros and Wimbledon in the same season) since Bjorn Borg in 1980.

It's reasonable to ask why there is such a feeling that Nadal's time has come. Is this just wholesale bandwagon jumping, or simply an expression of ennui ...

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