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Wimbledon Diary: Judy Murray has other irons in the fire this year


Silver linings for Judy Murray: Jamie is still going in the mixed doubles and Maia Lumsden, her next Scottish big thing, is alive and kicking in the juniors. Murray Snr partnered the Australian Casey Dellacqua into the third round of the mixed doubles while Lumsden, the 16-year-old Glaswegian wild card who trains in Spain as a young Andy Murray once did, is through to the third round of the girls’ singles.

Players learn their place

Eugenie Bouchard may be named after a princess but in Wimbledon’s forelock-tugging hierarchy she and any other player still ranks some way beneath royalty proper. Bouchard and Angelique Kerber were late for their quarter-final engagement over on  No 1 Court after they found their way barred by security guards as Prince William and Kate made their regal progress to Centre Court.