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Stanislas Wawrinka victory at the Australian Open signals chinks in strength of 'traditional' top four

Laura Robson on her way to a straight-sets defeat

Laura Robson rues errors against Caroline Wozniacki

Laura Robson lost to the former world No 1 Caroline Wozniacki for the second time in three weeks after succumbing in straight sets at Eastbourne.

British No 1 Laura Robson on her way to a 6-3, 6-2 win over Yuliya Beygelzimer

Elena Baltacha powers on while Laura Robson earns test with Caroline Wozniacki

On a day when the defeat of Agnieszka Radwanska, the world No 5 and last year's Wimbledon runner-up, demonstrated the difficulties that grass-court tennis offers even to the very best, the current British No 1 and one of her predecessors proved the value of experience on the sport's most challenging surface.

Andy Murray celebrates hitting coach Ivan Lendl with the tennis ball during one of the Rally Against Cancer charity matches (live Brunskill/Getty Images)

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Heather Watson

Heather Watson faces tough task to find form at Eastbourne

With the start of Wimbledon only seven days away, this week’s Aegon International at Eastbourne will offer players a last chance to get in some grass-court competition before taking to the Grand Slam stage.

Andy Murray lifting the trophy

Andy Murray defeats Marin Cilic to claim Aegon Championship

World number four comes from set behind to claim victory at Queens after return from injury

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Twenty four hours after he talked about his dream of playing at the All England Club, Kyle Edmund learned yesterday that he had been handed a wild card into the main draw at Wimbledon, which begins on Monday week.

Andy Murray will play France's Jo-Wilfired Tsonga

Andy Murray feels his way back with a nervy show to reach semis

After victories over three of the game’s journeymen, Andy Murray faces a major step up in class here on Saturday afternoon in the semi-finals of the Aegon Championships.

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 13 June 2013

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Kyle Edmund (pictured) is one of two British men to receive a wild card, along with James Ward

Teenager Kyle Edmund handed Wimbledon wild card

Twenty-four hours after he talked about his dream of playing at the All England Club, Kyle Edmund learned he had been handed a wild card into the main draw at Wimbledon, which begins on Monday week.

Roger Federer at the French Open

Roger Federer not considering retirement as Wimbledon looms

The Swiss has now reached the age of 31

Novak Djokovic during his French Open semi-final against Rafal Nadal

Novak Djokovic vows to bounce back at Wimbledon following defeat to Rafael Nadal at French Open

The world number one lost in the semi-finals at Roland Garros

Andy Murray has not played a match on grass this year

Nicolas Mahut seeks repeat upset of ring-rusty Andy Murray at Queen's

Weather fears add to demands on Scot's schedule as he fights to regain form and fitness

Andy Murray during training at Queen’s Club yesterday
Rafael Nadal meets one of his biggest fans at Disneyland Paris yesterday

French Open tennis: Rafael Nadal reveals the pain and fear behind his return to glory

Eight-times winner will rest his knee before Wimbledon, where he is likely to be seeded No 5

The Sport Matrix: Monday 10 June 2013

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