It takes a lot to overshadow a reigning Wimbledon, but a pair of local teens made headlines with dominating performances on day two at the Rogers Cup. There were upsets, blowouts, and more rain as first-round action was completed at the Aviva Centre.
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If you like hard-fought five-set matches on the biggest stage, the second week of Wimbledon was a dream. And at the end of it, the top two's streak of dominance at majors was snapped by a familiar foe.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, and Novak Djokovic, who have combined to win 15 of the last 17 Wimbledon titles, all cruised through to the second week at the All-England Club while many of the other favourites faltered.
10-time champion Rafael Nadal heads into the major as the heavy favourite to win a record-tying 11th title, while Alexander Zverev and the rest of the young guns look to break the King's stranglehold on clay at the year's second major.