Tennis Expert Picks - All England Lawn Tennis Championships
The experts have spoken.
And now, after our intrepid prognosticators noted that making these important choices before a major draw comes out is like shooting skeet wearing a blindfold (OK, the example might have been more graphic), they have been heard.
We bring you ESPN.com's new-and-improved Experts' Picks, based on Wimbledon's 128-player draws released Friday.
The winner in Paris was Cliff Drysdale, who celebrated his 70th birthday during his fortuitous fortnight. Drysdale was one of four experts to tab Rafael Nadal as the winner -- not exactly a reach -- but he got both sleepers right, too. Stanislas Wawrinka and Maria Sharapova gave him the title, one ahead of hard-charging Ravi Ubha.
At the Slam season's midpoint, Patrick McEnroe leads the field with five correct choices. Brad Gilbert, Greg Garber and Ubha are one behind.