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The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 25 June 2013

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Johanna Konta joined the first-round exodus of British players at Wimbledon despite a battling performance against 16th seed Jelena Jankovic.

Wimbledon 2013: How to mix it like Andy Murray (or at least conquer at the park)

Andy Murray has become a huge threat to the other plays in the ‘fab four’: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer after his success in the past year and a half.

Monica Puig celebrates after defeating Sara Errani

Wimbledon 2013: Fifth seed Sara Errani first major casualty after shock win by Monica Puig

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Monica Puig celebrates after defeating Sara Errani
Laura Robson plays world No 10 Maria Kirilenko

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Laura Robson was on a fast track to adulthood even before she won junior Wimbledon at the age of 14, but the British No 1 is having to fend for herself more than ever these days. Her parents, along with the dogs Robson had always missed when she was on the road, recently moved to Greece because of her father's work as an oil executive.

Andy Murray: World ranking: 2

Wimbledon 2013: Talented juniors look to make the big step up

As child actors often find, early success doesn't always translate into achievement as an adult. For every Jodie Foster or Daniel Radcliffe, there's a Martin Lev (yes, who?) or a Rupert Grint. But when it comes to tennis, home fans must be hoping there's a direct line between junior and professional success as, of the British players at Wimbledon this year, four – Andy Murray, Kyle Edmund, Laura Robson and Heather Watson – have five juniors slam titles between them.

`Roger Federer with Andy Murray, who is ‘always tough to play’

Wimbledon 2013: Roger Federer has found the fun factor, and he’s still hungry

Defending champion has come back from his break fighting fit and eager for more titles

Wimbledon 2013: Expectations on Andy Murray again to end wait for a British winner

The British number one reached the final last year

Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic

Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray avoids horror draw, but Rafael Nadal joins the Brit and Roger Federer in the same half at Wimbledon

Murray will face either Federer or Nadal in semi-final should they get there if he is to end 77-year wait for a home win

Edmund was the first British title winner at Roland Garros in 31 years

Kyle Edmund's only walk on the wild side takes him to Wimbledon

British 18-year-old does not drink and rarely goes out but the sacrifice has delivered French success and a SW19 invitation

Novak Djokovic celebrates his quarter-final victory at the French Open

Novak Djokovic wants revenge at Wimbledon after French Open semi-final thriller with Rafael Nadal

World number one believes that he can replicate 2011 success despite losing out to Spaniard in epic semi-final clash

Laura Robson

Laura Robson vows 'not to swear so loudly' after microphones pick up expletives

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Nadal won the French Open earlier this month

Wimbledon's decision to seed Rafael Nadal at No 5 is a joke, says Brad Gilbert

The All England Club was branded a "joke" last night after its decision to seed Rafael Nadal fifth in the men's draw for Wimbledon.

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