Wimbledon 2015: Draw means Andy Murray cannot face Novak Djokovic until final - but could face Rafael Nadal in quarter-final

The Scot will begin the tournament against Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin

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Andy Murray will play Kazakhstan's Mikhail Kukushkin in the first round at Wimbledon and has also been drawn in the same quarter as Rafael Nadal.

Kukushkin is ranked 58th in the world rankings and has lost to Murray on both the two occasions they have previously played each other.

Murray, the 2013 champion, could meet 10th seed Nadal in the last eight but was drawn in the opposite side of the draw to Novak Djokovic, meaning the Scot cannot meet the world number one until the final.

 Defending champion Novak Djokovic was handed a tough opening round at Wimbledon when Friday's draw paired him with Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber.

The Serb, who beat Roger Federer in last year's final to win the title for a second time, could then face former champion Lleyton Hewitt in the second round.

Kohlschreiber had match points against Federer at Halle last week and at number 33 in the world he only just missed being seeded for the grasscourt grand slam.

Federer will play Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur.

Twice former champion Rafa Nadal, seeded 10th and also in the bottom half of the draw, will play Brazil's Thomaz Bellucci.

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