Not long ago, it was Kournikova, then clear daylight to the rest. (Even then, Anna was brutalised for being all style, no on-court substance.)
How times change. Wimbledon’s female class of 2013 might be its finest yet. Never in the history of the sport has there been a better collection of athletes who can blast a sizzling cross-court winner – and look gorgeous in the process.
We’ve searched high and low (in the seedings, that is) to present to you our favourite women of Wimbledon. Don’t forget to set the Sky box, gents: it’s going to be a brilliant fortnight.