6ft 8in Kevin Anderson is the first South African to reach the fourth round since Wayne Ferreira 14 years ago

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray faces lofty challenge against 6ft 8in South African Kevin Anderson

Champion says he enjoys pressure as he prepares to cut down giant in fourth round

Kyrgios defied his world ranking of 144 to earn a fourth-round match against Rafael Nadal

Michael Calvin on Wimbledon 2014: 'Canberra kid' Nick Kyrgios can gatecrash top-four party

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Love all: Fans fall for candy in the Sugarpova Candy Lounge, in Wimbledon for the duration of the tennis championships

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The tennis star’s sugary sales pitch coincides with the publication of a report which recommends people should halve their intake of added sugar

Serena Williams trudges off centre court after losing to Alize Cornet

Wimbledon 2014: Serena Williams loses to Alize Cornet

Five-time champion suffers shock 1-6 6-3 6-4 defeat

Wimbledon 2014: Rafael Nadal stumbles but clicks into good form as he defeats Mikhail Kukushkin to advance into last 16

The world No 1 has made a habit of losing the first set this week but once he had quelled the Kazakh’s opening flourish he coasted through

Roger Federer and his Wimbledon fan club

Wimbledon 2014: Roger Federer v Santiago Giraldo match preview

A look ahead to the third-round match in the men's singles

Rafael Nadal shows his relief after coming from behind to beat Lukas Rosol

Wimbledon 2014: Rafael Nadal v Mikhail Kukushkin match preview

A look ahead to the third-round match in the men's singles

Rafael Nadal shows his relief after coming from behind to beat Lukas Rosol in the second round
A dejected Li Na heads for a straight-sets defeat

Wimbledon 2014: Li Na pays the price for a lack of practice with exit to Barbora Zahlavova Strycova

The value of getting grass-court matches under your belt in the build-up to Wimbledon was underlined in decisive fashion here as Li Na, the world No 2, went out of the tournament in the third round. The 32-year-old Chinese had decided not to play any tournaments en route to the All England Club and her ring-rustiness showed as she was beaten 7-6, 7-6 by the Czech Republic’s Barbora Zahlavova Strycova.

There was a tinge of extra emotion on Centre Court as Venus Williams bowed out for what might be the last time

Wimbledon 2014: Sun is setting on Venus Williams after being eclipsed by Petra Kvitova

If there was an extra touch of emotion in the standing ovation accorded to Venus Williams as she exited Centre Court and the women’s singles, it was surely tinged by the notion that there may possibly be no more days in the sun there – or even under the roof. For two and a half hours, the five-time Wimbledon singles winner had gone head to head while conceding 10 years to the sixth seed Petra Kvitova, who emerged from the fiercest of contests triumphant by  5-7, 7-6, 7-5. 

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat Jimmy Wang to set up a fourth-round match with Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon 2014: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the mood to take on top seed Novak Djokovic

The gift of a towel to a spectator was a nice touch by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga after smashing the ball into her torso. The next prize he must claim for himself, and that is the scalp of No 1 seed Novak Djokovic.

Cash condemned the All England Club over their all-white policy, saying it “has absolutely gone ridiculous”

Wimbledon Diary: ‘Creepy’ officials under attack for checking on women’s underwear

Is it wrong to ask to look at a woman’s underwear? Pat Cash thinks so and so, unsurprisingly, do female players at Wimbledon. Cash opened fire on the All England Club over their all-white policy, which has been reinforced for this year. The former champion said the policy “has absolutely gone ridiculous” and claimed that some players had been told to “change their bras and tops because they had slight colour on them” while another had to change blue underwear because it showed through when they got “sweaty”.

Former Junior Wimbledon champion Eugenie Bouchard has the game for the big stage

Nick Bollettieri's Wimbledon 2014 Files: Holy mackerel! Bouchard-Petkovic and Lisicki-Ivanovic will be cracking matches at an interesting time for women’s game

This is not a tournament that favours safety-first – look how well Lisicki does here

Andy Murray in action during his victory over Roberto Bautista

Wimbledon 2014: Andy Murray makes short work of Spaniard Roberto Bautista

Champion in explosive form to brush aside world No 23 in straight sets and set up meeting with 6ft 8in Anderson

Pat Cash clambered into the crowd following his win against Ivan Lendl at Wimbledon in 1987

Wimbledon 2014: New staircase puts stop to winners' traditional scramble up the stands

It is the hurdle that a Wimbledon champion must negotiate between hitting the winner in the final and raising the trophy: picking their way through the crowd, scrambling over the roof of the commentary box and embracing their family and friends.

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Commonwealth Games 2014:400 metres hurdler becomes second Welsh athlete to be forced out of Glasgow Games over doping allegations
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Sir Bradley Wiggins removes his silver medal after the podium ceremony for the men’s 4,000m team pursuit in Glasgow yesterday
Commonwealth Games 2014: Wiggins displays appetite for Rio quest despite heavy defeat to Aussies
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England's Jodie Stimpson won the women’s triathlon in the morning
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Senior players, Ian Bell, Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Board, will all continue in the Third Test
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GOLFManchester United to extend invitation to the Northern Irishman
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