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Jenny here with all the news you need to know this Thursday.
First to Wimbledon, and the news that
defending champion, Andy Murray, is out of the tournament.
Ayshah is live in London for us now, with all the latest.
Ayshah, Murray fans didn't expect him to go out
It was very difficult to watch that match yesterday. Andy Murray was
expected to win against American Sam Querrey, because he is higher up in
the rankings, but it did not go well in the rankings, especially in those
last two Mac sets for Andy. He looked like he was in pain, but
let's not take anything away from Sam, who played very well. Andy is
obviously gutted, and this is what he had to say afterwards.
I was obviously in good enough shape to give myself a chance to go very
deep in the tournament, and, you know, almost managed
Any Slam, I would have taken that compared, you know,
with how I was feeling a few weeks ago before
Really difficult for Andy yesterday, but also difficult for Novak
Djokovic. He is also out, he was injured, but that means that Andy
Murray is still world number one, so a little bit of good news there.
Let's move on to very exciting news for the women. Jo Konta is an action
today against Venus Williams, who knows a thing or two about
Wimbledon. She is a really exciting player to watch, you might have
heard of the Williams sisters. This is how they stack up against each
other. Johanna Konta was born in Australia,
while Venus Williams was born in Konta is 26 years
old, Williams is 37. That is an 11 year difference. Will
those extra years slow Williamstown? Johanna Konta is five foot 11, but
Venus Williams it has the slight upper hand, being 6-foot one. She
has the longer reach and longer legs to get around the court. Konta has
played five champions, but Williams has more experience with these
tournaments, with 19. Johanna Konta is world number seven, four places
ahead of the less. Konta was only four years old when -- was nine
years old when Venus first won Wimbledon. But Konta is having the
best year of her life, and Williams has not won Wimbledon since 2008.
That is the latest from Wimbledon for now, but if you need more
Wimbledon information, Newsround on line is the place to go. We have
seven amazing facts about Jo Konta, and also have a look at the other
British female players that Jo Konta is following in the footsteps of.
See you soon. It is already happening in
the United States, Canada and Japan. And now, at this care
home in South London, they are opening a nursery,
where the children will spend time with the old people who live there
every day as part of the curriculum. September, it will be the first
of the Kent in the UK. So, from singing to sport,
there is something This local nursery
already have weekly visits, and have been getting
to know the residents. We sing and we dance,
and play games. And for most of the residents that
go, they have a great time. As an old person,
it is a great joy to see the new human beings
growing and growing It is hoped this new style
of nursery will benefit young and old, so you never know,
the next time you're younger brother young and old, so you never know,
the next time your younger brother or sister starts nursery and future,
they could have some new playmates. Don't forget to go online for all
the rest of the day's stories. And you can have a crack
at our tricky quiz of the week - Diddy TV's on the way next and later
on today, at 5.30pm, Now, Rhys, there's something
different about Barney