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With three different champions in the first three Grand Slams of the year, and a new World No.1 at the helm, predicting a champion at the Olympics is a task that most experts would find hard.
Apart from the obvious big four, there are a couple of others who could also challenge for the honour. The Olympics generally tend to produce a surprise or two, as players representing their countries tend to put in an extra effort. In 2004, Nicolas Massu of the Chile won gold in both single's and doubles competition. At Beijing 2008, Roger Federer who was the favorite and was eliminated in the quarters by American James Blake as Rafael Nadal clinched gold, that year.
The Olympics this year will be held on the grass of the All England Club, and hence it provides a big opportunity from the man from Switzerland to win a gold this year. While Nadal will be defending his gold at event, Novak Djokovic would be looking forward to bouncing back after putting in a disappointing show in the semi against Federer.
Here's a look at the contenders for the gold at this year's Olympics in London.
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