13/07/2017 Newsround


13/07/2017

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Jenny here with all the news you need to know this Thursday.

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First to Wimbledon, and the news that

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defending champion, Andy Murray, is out of the tournament.

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Ayshah is live in London for us now, with all the latest.

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Ayshah, Murray fans didn't expect him to go out

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It was very difficult to watch that match yesterday. Andy Murray was

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expected to win against American Sam Querrey, because he is higher up in

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the rankings, but it did not go well in the rankings, especially in those

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last two Mac sets for Andy. He looked like he was in pain, but

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let's not take anything away from Sam, who played very well. Andy is

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obviously gutted, and this is what he had to say afterwards.

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I was obviously in good enough shape to give myself a chance to go very

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deep in the tournament, and, you know, almost managed

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Any Slam, I would have taken that compared, you know,

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with how I was feeling a few weeks ago before

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Really difficult for Andy yesterday, but also difficult for Novak

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Djokovic. He is also out, he was injured, but that means that Andy

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Murray is still world number one, so a little bit of good news there.

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Let's move on to very exciting news for the women. Jo Konta is an action

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today against Venus Williams, who knows a thing or two about

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Wimbledon. She is a really exciting player to watch, you might have

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heard of the Williams sisters. This is how they stack up against each

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other. Johanna Konta was born in Australia,

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while Venus Williams was born in Konta is 26 years

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old, Williams is 37. That is an 11 year difference. Will

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those extra years slow Williamstown? Johanna Konta is five foot 11, but

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Venus Williams it has the slight upper hand, being 6-foot one. She

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has the longer reach and longer legs to get around the court. Konta has

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played five champions, but Williams has more experience with these

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tournaments, with 19. Johanna Konta is world number seven, four places

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ahead of the less. Konta was only four years old when -- was nine

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years old when Venus first won Wimbledon. But Konta is having the

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best year of her life, and Williams has not won Wimbledon since 2008.

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That is the latest from Wimbledon for now, but if you need more

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Wimbledon information, Newsround on line is the place to go. We have

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seven amazing facts about Jo Konta, and also have a look at the other

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British female players that Jo Konta is following in the footsteps of.

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See you soon. It is already happening in

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the United States, Canada and Japan. And now, at this care

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home in South London, they are opening a nursery,

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where the children will spend time with the old people who live there

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every day as part of the curriculum. September, it will be the first

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of the Kent in the UK. So, from singing to sport,

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there is something This local nursery

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already have weekly visits, and have been getting

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to know the residents. We sing and we dance,

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and play games. And for most of the residents that

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go, they have a great time. As an old person,

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it is a great joy to see the new human beings

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growing and growing It is hoped this new style

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of nursery will benefit young and old, so you never know,

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the next time you're younger brother young and old, so you never know,

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the next time your younger brother or sister starts nursery and future,

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they could have some new playmates. Don't forget to go online for all

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the rest of the day's stories. And you can have a crack

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at our tricky quiz of the week - Diddy TV's on the way next and later

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on today, at 5.30pm, Now, Rhys, there's something

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different about Barney

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