Day 7 Today at Wimbledon


Day 7

John Inverdale rounds up a busy day at Wimbledon, with all the last 16 matches in both the men's and ladies' singles taking place.


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The grace of Federer, the power of Del Potro, devouring his prey like

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Djokovic. He is back in Wimbledon after a traumatic weekend and... He

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The last 16, nearly all the big names are still there plus one or

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two surprise packages. Every player wants to make the second week of a

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Grand Slam and now it is getting Except it has been raining, and

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irritating sort of rain. The monsoon would have been more

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satisfying but instead it has been a drizzle which has left some of

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the big matches up in the air. That's why we are indoors. Tracey,

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we are protected from the elements. The other reason is that Rufus the

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Hawk did 10 seconds after we filmed earlier, did what other birds do

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all over the sofa. Oh, that beautiful sofa! It is less

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beautiful than it was. But we've had the cleaners on and hopefully

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by tomorrow night, it will be restored to its former glory. We

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are indoors and we are going to start with Andy Murray because he

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was, after a very, very long night on Saturday, and on Court One and

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he doesn't have the protection of the roof. His opponent was Marin

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Cillic of Croatia, one half of the second longest match never to take

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place at Wimbledon. As is always the way when Murray plays Terris --

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when Andy Murray plays tennis, he That is his go to shot, isn't it?

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When in doubt, go to the Cilic Not a good defensive return. Cilic

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Getting around but not quite A couple of errors. That went down

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the middle and again, very effective. He could have taken a

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couple of steps back on that ball and hit a normal ground stroke. He

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didn't need to half volley that one. He has put himself in a bit of

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Apology for the loss of subtitles for 48 seconds

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The real pressure shot was really the approach because he didn't work

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-- he did well enough. That was pure reflexes. He wasn't sure where

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A good start for Andy Murray and Missed it! He doesn't like it in

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the front court. He should've known Great return! Now is the time

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perhaps for Murray. The three set A final shot at the end of that

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first set from a man who was perhaps tired from the weekend.

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Andy Murray, one to the good. Here we are, early in the second set. It

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is going with serve. Cilic now It is odd, isn't it? It can look so

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spectacular. But he is still making errors. He doesn't look like he's

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A fabulous return, that is. You don't see it that often and he took

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it so early. He changed direction. You can see the first step again

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from Cilic. Very laboured to get It hovered for a split second.

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was an unforced error. Now he has to get his opponent moving. That

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Again, phenomenal speed! But Cilic was just calm enough. That was a

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He was giving church no time to Just out! Is he going to challenge?

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He is challenging it. Andy Murray looks pretty confident that it was

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It was a slight Miss Hit which means there was some doubt put out

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it was. And now, Andy Murray does It slackened off because the rain

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came. That was the last ball hit him in a stand that was Andy Murray

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leaving Wimbledon a few moments ago, checking out with the security guys.

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He will return tomorrow at midday John McEnroe has joined us. What

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did you make of it today? I didn't make a whole lot of it because have

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got to be honest, he was running out of fuel. He doesn't have

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anything left. He started well. It was an incredible effort for Marin

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Cillic the other night but that takes a major toll. He got a great

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start. He got the early break but reality set in. Obviously, it helps

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him quite a bit because maybe the legs will come back. He is in a

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heap of trouble anyway but that went from a one in 50 shot to a one

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in 20 shot. The likelihood is he will lose the set -- the second set.

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He is a breakdown. He will get something back tomorrow. That will

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benefit him, give him a slightly better chance. What did you think

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before the game behind -- began? Both Cilic and Andy Murray may have

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been tired after Saturday night. was wonderful. I think it is Cilic

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who is more physically tired. It was like he played seven secs. It

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was tough for him. I was glad to see that Andy had better shorts!

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No-ball malfunctions today, for anybody who cares about this.

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just choose one ball, like Pete Sampras! But that was awesome. It

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was spectacular, it was perfect for Mary. Then fate did the fair thing,

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they played him on Court One. Why was not Andy Murray on Centre

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Court? They felt morally obliged to try and level things up a bit.

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shouldn't it be in his favour? Because we of British and we would

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like him to win through the hardest possible route. You are so fair!

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let's move on to Federer. Here he is for the 10th year in a row in

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They were one or two hiccups but Federer played some amazing tennis

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today. He did play amazing tennis but he called a trainer, which have

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never seen. That is automatically cause for concern. There was

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trouble brewing potentially but, as he often does, he stepped it up and

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started to run away with things. The part that I worry about, he

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still doesn't look quite like the Roger Federer that we've come to

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know and love her. He the movement between him and Djokovic is pretty

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significant right now. If that back is an issue, it is hard to manage -

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- imagine that he could pull off an upset. Federer has always said that,

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the great reasons for his success has been he has been very lucky not

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to have many injuries. His body has been kind to him and he has managed

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his scheduling make sure he doesn't put himself under enormous pressure.

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But maybe, is there a residual problem fair that he has been

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keeping from us? He has struggled with his back this year. After the

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Australian Open, he struggled. He struggled in Madrid as well. There

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were a few times when you could see he was more stiff than usual. It is

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tough but he has said that it has worked its way out also because

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very cold today. He has played more matches than the other top players

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since the US Open. That is a problem. It catches up with you at

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30 years of age. He wants that one -- number-one ranking back that

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Sampras had. Just a couple more weeks to break his record. They

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quick word about Djokovic. That was the perfect match for him, against

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a good made by somebody who he knew he was going to beat and he did.

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This was scarily good. He has beaten 11 times in a row but this

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was just what the doctor ordered. He looked unbeatable. Of course, as

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we know, because no doubt went off and played that match and lost it.

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Anything can happen. But this is going to be of concern for all the

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players left in the draw. He is already in the quarter-finals. He

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served at 75 % for the match. We know he has the best return in the

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game. This was never a match. This was no stress whatsoever. They week

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ago today, on a first night, we were talking about a hangover they

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might have been for Djokovic, having lost to the French Open

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final and lost the opportunity of that place immortality. Has that

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hangover gone now? It seems like it has. He is not under the same level

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of stress that he was at the French Open, where he was trying to equal

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another tennis player. He is in a situation where he is more

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comfortable. I think it has really helped him. Here we are with a week

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to go. He was in the best shape? For me it is Djokovic. I think he

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is, as John said, moving so well now. He has put himself right up

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there. He is serving bigger, hitting big. He has got through the

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first week and is through the court has tonight. He is looking tough to

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beat. He is my pick. The first time I've switched midstream. I have

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switched from Federer to Djokovic. The difference in the movement is

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so significant right now. And of course the back issue now as well.

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There is still some tennis to be played but he will be tough to beat.

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Let's move on to the women's draw. The first match is a repeat of last

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Apology for the loss of subtitles for 48 seconds

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Here they were again with the top On the line! She hunted it down.

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That was the best short forehand of the day from Sharapova, sprinting

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If the gruntometer was out, it Very, very impressive, at the point

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Once again, the mark of a real champion, of the mark of someone

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who thinks this might be her year at Wimbledon. In this 9th game, it

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wasn't a question of Lisicki playing poorly, it was a question

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of Sharapova or elevating her play when she needed to. I read a lovely

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piece the other day describing her on the court, dressed in white in

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particular, talking about how balletic she can be. She has a

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combination of power and ballet. She was likened to the White Swan

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in Swan Lake. She moves around with such grace. It is an area of her

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game which has improved. She used to be gangly but there is an

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elegance about the way she plays these days. Moving much better and

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that is a critical reason why she A very high quality first set. It

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is getting better with each game The life of a coach. It is always

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How about that?! How much better to The top seed in a great deal of

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As we move into the second set, Lisicki is one game to the good and

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Sabine Lisicki has come out inspired after the rain delay.

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that is the type of play and we saw from her to get up 5-2 in that

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first set, really trying to dictate with the forehand especially, hard

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Her second double fault of the day. The first came at a very critical

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Since the resumption we have had seven points. Maria Sharapova has

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The top seed, many people's Studio from which there was no

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digging herself out. Here we are People often say, I just came here

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and did my job. Fantastic to see somebody energise and just draw the

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full at the moment of triumph. Fantastic. Soak Sabine Lisicki is

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through to the quarterfinals. Didn't know whether to laugh or cry.

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You have not the number one seed out of Wimbledon. I could not tell

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whether you were laughing or crying. I think there's at the same time! -

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- I think both at the same time. For the third time I have beaten

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the French Open champion here so I am just so happy. I have lost the

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three previous meetings against her and now I just played well and a

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won for the first time. How did you make sure you did not lose his

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meeting with Maria? I just went for my shots. From the first point on,

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I love playing out there. I love it here. And he did not let your guard

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down, because you cannot do that with Maria? Of course. But I am a

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fighter, too. I fight until the last point. The last game was tough

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but I fought it out so I am happy. She mentioned the crowd. It was

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interesting watching it. I was very surprised that the crowd was so

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partisan, so much on her side against Sharapova. She gives so

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much to the crowd. She is intense when she is playing. One time she

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challenged and she asked the ball- boy for the ball. She wanted to see

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if there was white paste. Then she was smiling. So much the German

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press have been complaining it that she is Territt -- to emotional at

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times. I would recommend that she does not listen to every single

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where they are saying. All the media. That goes without saying, I

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suppose. I'll be OK over there? Sorry, I have completely

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disconnected myself so I have no means of communicating with the

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outside world. I will just keep talking. She has no reason not to

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enjoy what she was doing today. She plays spectacular tennis. We know

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she has huge serve and powerful groundstrokes and their game plan

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was to go after her air strikes. She had her ankle in April but then

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she lost four matches in a row. -- she injured her ankle. I'm sure

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hand -- I saw her when that happened and she was very depressed.

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But she already said she was looking towards Wimbledon. Quarters,

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2010. Semifinals, 2011. I loved the way she plays. Maria Carolan care,

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she has always worked hard. But none of those art big hitters.

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back in contact with mission control. A quick word about

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Sharapova. When she has been down you're always felt there was

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something to get her back into the match but watching today I never

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felt there was any point when she was going to overcome Lisicki.

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is because Lisicki played so well. Sharapova said afterwards that she

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had many chances and she did. She was down 5-2 in the first set, got

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the break and then was up and then double-faulted. She returned

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protect the French to win but it was still of a bit of a concern

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what would happen with the South -- serve because it is tougher to

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break when you play Lisicki on grass. I still thought that game,

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get the momentum, it was surprising that went away. She not only lost

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the match today as her No. 1 ranking. Yes, it will go either to

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read from cow or Victoria Azarenka. One of the big things about women's

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tennis at the moment is she made the number two in the world but who

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actually is Victoria Azarenka? She is the miss from Minsk,

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Australian Open champion, world number two, once the number one.

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Victoria Azarenka has a prize fighter's strut. She hoots when she

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is hot and screams when she is not there. She has bat has a presence

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on court, attitude counts when it comes from Azarenka's corner. And

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yet there is a certain anonymity about one so lofty, stiff-wristed.

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We would not think it but Victoria is a bit of a secret, to the UK

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masses at least. That's the time has come for a public unveiling of

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a potential Wimbledon champion in waiting.

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Tracey, talk to us about her performance today and her as a

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player. Her performance today was a phenomenal against Ivanovic. She

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has been playing very well. She has yet to lose a set here and I think

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she's somebody we should stop mentioning because at the bidding

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of the tournament we talked so much about Sharapova and Serena Williams

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but Azarenka won the Australian Open earlier this year. And

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Azarenka is -- has such a great return and she got in the

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semifinals here last year on grass. I think she probably does not mind

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that not so many people are talking about her. She's kind of in the

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shadows. I am sure I will get some angry letters from the WTA but part

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of the reason she is not as popular as she could be his bat and

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throwing things. I know they are talking about doing something about

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it. -- that no groaning at thing it. Sharapova does it amended two of

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them play it is like you need earplugs. Kirilenko makes an

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extraordinary noise as well. But Azarenka's is a double noise.

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extended. I think John is right. That is one thing. I think the

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crunching. But many people loved Sharapova as well. They do not love

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the noises. Azarenka, she needs to learn to embrace the press a little

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more. Especially with the debris rape -- WTA talking about these

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noises. She said they had not talked to her. Then she said, good

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luck with that. That is kind of a smutty comment, instead of talking

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about it. -- PACE Motty comment. - a snotty comment. But isn't it nice

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that she likes to go under the radar? There is a part that could

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rub the players the wrong way. She has an attitude and she is not

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popular. I mentioned that Kirilenko made a lot of noise on one court. I

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was next door watching another court, Serena Williams against

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Schvedova or. She had played April his opponent to who get to the

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final of the French Open, and yet Serena Williams got to the third

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COMMENTATOR: Six games, 24 strict It really was extraordinary. Only

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the second time it has ever happened at Wimbledon. The match

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today, you would have thought might have been a one-way street but

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Sabina started off very impressively and certainly in terms

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of the first set, she was boss in the match. But the great thing

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about her parents from Kazakhstan, who is a Russian by birth but has

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taken Kazakhstan nationality... Her Sarin it was looking like an --

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Serena Williams was looking like a potential champion in the first set.

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Here we are in the second set. Should the day there is a leading

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They need those glasses, there is a very misty the player and one to

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one there. This game really could have gone either way. So here we

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find ourselves at 5-5 in the deciding set. The crucial thing

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here now is it has just started to rain, so Yaroslava or so read about

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-- Yaroslava or Schvedova is going COMMENTATOR: That ended up cramping

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Sabina Williams on the baseline. The return was superb. I do not

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think she expected her opponent to move so well and pick it up. One of

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the features of this match has been the athleticism of the big player

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from Kazakhstan. She has picked up Soak the double fault card creeps

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up to six. A crucial time. Some great points once more. She'd just

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And she has done it. Williams Sarin has four wins to go it she

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hopes to emulate Vinas' ft of five The trap here for Serena Williams

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is to rush, because there is a lot of moisture in the air and she must

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just want to get it done and dusted. But you do not want to brush. I was

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always taught, the longer -- the more you rush, the longer things

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An extraordinary stroke play it up by it misjudging that return from

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Williams, Williams has secured much Her GPS was just off course on that

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particular occasion. Match point, Williams jumped for joy. At the

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realisation she has secured a victory on Miss fourth round

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encounter up. Now she can enjoy the moment, soaking up the applause

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from this crowd here on the court that is now filled to capacity.

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That was a fantastic game. Serena Williams was victorious and if you

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were watching a couple of days ago you may have seen her press

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conference when she was asked how she was feeling and she said, I am

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OK, playing well but the more thing I want more than anything is for

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someone some torrent to give me some red roses. So...

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I hope you do not mind, we have taken the opportunity to get you

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some roses. Why it is my favourite colour. That is so sweet! And you

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so much. So every time you win we will give you some more flowers.

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Thank you. He is horribly smooth the! He was

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so excited about that. I thought she wanted red roses? Yes, and he

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did not tell her that they were �2.99 from a garage down the road.

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Sarin it looks better. -- Serena Williams looked better. Her lack of

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movement struck me because she was always so awesome at that. Today

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was better returns. The serve is always there. We shall -- sort 23

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aces. I keep waiting for that breakout matcha and obviously, that

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would be the time to do it. She has had two extremely close matches and

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I do not know if it is because she is 30, she is not as confident as

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she normally is, came off the first round last... But it does seem

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like... Because she was so quick around the court and it seems that

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she is in good shape. It is just the spring does not seem to be

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there. That first step that is not the same. And Yaroslava share the

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Deva did not do a press conference after that, so we do not know why

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she took her glasses off. She will be further upset to note that was

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the only match that was being played at that particular point. I

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think the glasses topped up a bit. Because she is a wild card who

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perhaps does not have the same pride that the big names would have

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done, if she had gone to the umpire -- who does not have the same

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impact, if she had gone to the umpire and said, I wear glasses,

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one to come off, but they have not listened to her? She would have

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been pooh-poohed? Pooh-poohed? It sounds sort of lame. She may be has

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a right to complain but we saw Francesca Schiavone complained.

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will talk about the rain. We have managed to complete the women's

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final -- quarterfinal line-up despite the rain.

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Kim Clijsters is a glittering bronze lamp champion but it was

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only an exhibition match three years ago that brought her out of

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retirement to add to have made a collection. But this year she is

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going to retire again and today we witnessed her last appearance at

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these championships. Eighth is seeded German Kerber was

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unstoppable, even for a player of It was a straight-sets end to a

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Wimbledon career that began in 1999 but the Olympics and US Open still

:53:38.:53:43.

beckon and after that, her next job is not too bad either. I am very

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happy that I had a chance to travel the world with my family and my has

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done is supporting me as well. In a few months, and it will be

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different again. I will be the wise taking care ask my husband and

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daughter, and I am looking forward to that as well. Wimbledon champion

:54:05.:54:09.

Petra Kvitova banners up in trouble against Shia that Tony. But then

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it's a's former French Open champion started to slip. --

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Schiavone. The rain started and Schiavone it was not happy. She

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highlighted her agitation. Nothing was sacred, not even the balls.

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Kvitova kept her cool and took the deciding third set 6-1 and faces

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Serena Williams in the quarters. Another Italian failed in the last

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16 today, to Austria the'CES Paszek. -- 2 Austria's Paszek. Paszek dates

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that winning smile into a quarterfinal against Victoria

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Azarenka. Italy is not having the best couple of days because

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Radwanska was too good for Giorgio Del boy, another Italian tumbling

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in the last 16. The Giorgi was dismissed in straight sets. A

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tougher challenge for Reds franker's quarterfinal opponent,

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Kirilenko. She dropped the second set on a tie-break only to win the

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decider at 6-3 against the Chinese player on court well. With British

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weather, you have to prepare all eventualities. Was Pakistan's

:55:26.:55:30.

Istomin drug Mikhail Youzhny to five sets. The spitting rain may

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not have dampened down the pollen quite as much as some would have

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liked. Dry eyes, itchy eyes, sneezing, but would suggest

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antihistamine but for fear of drowsiness. So let's stick clearly

:55:47.:55:53.

to anti-his statement. His opponent today took a brace against Federer

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in the finals. He has quite a good record against you? You have played

:55:58.:56:08.
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13 times and he has won 13 times? Congratulations for the most

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contrived link so far in our Paszek, at the bottom against

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Azarenka. There will be one German into the semifinals. It means that

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we have an interesting quarterfinal set up there. Would you look at the

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Williams game of being the one you Absolutely. It is going to be a

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hard hitting match and neither one of them has played up to BET top

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capability yet, so they are going to have to come at early. There is

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no doubt about that but it is nice to see the open hearth so available.

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Been open top half. Marie Kirilenko, they always get beaten up by these

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bigger, stronger girls. They get to play each other, which is nice. So

:57:09.:57:18.

one of them will at least get to the semifinals. He and his like it.

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The number one ranking at stake. Because it has rained, several

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matches are going to have to be picked up at various points

:57:29.:57:39.
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set and a break up. Tsonga lost to Fish. He lost the first set to Fish.

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Ferre and Del Potro have not started yet, neither have Brian

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Baker and Kohlschreiber. Tomorrow you have a real bonus if you have

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tickets on both Centre Court and Court One because on the Centre

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Court, Arthur David Ferrer against Del Potro digs things off and it is

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a 12 noon start, worth emphasising We ought to say what has been

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