Ask a professional tennis player which tournament defines the game and the majority will probably tell you — The Championships of Wimbledon. Last year’s Men’s Singles winner Goran Ivanisevic is out with a shoulder injury, but the 2001 Ladies’ Singles victor Venus Williams will be on hand to defend her crown at the 2002 tournament that began June 24 and finishes July 6 and 7. Final matches will be televised on NBC starting at 9 a.m. ET. — J.E.M.