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Late Sturridge goal punishes Denmark

Stepanek suffered a thigh problem in the sixth game against 24th seed Jerzy Janowicz and though he initially carried on after treatment he quit at one set and 3-5 down

Wimbledon 2013: 'A black day' at SW19 as seven players including Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, Victoria Azarenka and Marin Cilic bow out with injuries

Seven players had dropped out by mid-afternoon including the ladies second seed and Nadal's first round conqueror

Steve Darcis

Wimbledon 2013: Cruel blow for Rafael Nadal's conqueror - Steve Darcis forced to withdraw due to shoulder injury

Two-time former champion at the All England Club lost in straight sets to a player few had even heard of

Wimbledon 2013: Roger Federer has bad news for second orund oppenent Sergiy Stakhovsky... he thinks he can get better

Roger Federer has bad news for Sergiy Stakhovsky ahead of their second-round Wimbledon clash today; he thinks he can get better.

Andy Murray in action

Wimbledon 2013: Andy Murray wary of second round opponent Lu Yen-hsun

The British number one had little trouble in the first round

Steve Darcis

Wimbledon 2013: Steve Darcis enjoying time in the limelight following shock win over Rafael Nadal

Ranked 135 in the world, he stunned the two-time former champion

Steve Darcis celebrates beating Rafael Nadal

Wimbledon 2013: Even the family of Steve Darcis, the man who stunned Rafael Nadal, are shocked by the result

Even his mother does not expect him to now go all the way in SW19

Steve Darcis celebrates beating Rafael Nadal

Wimbledon 2013: Defeat for weary Rafael Nadal against Steve Darcis was all too predictable

The Spaniard lost in the first round having just won the French Open

Rafael Nadal was beaten in straight sets by Steve Darcis

James Lawton at Wimbledon 2013: Rafael Nadal badly out of tune as Nowhere Man Steve Darcis seizes his chance

'It happens that this is sport. I tried my best but it was not possible for me'

Rafael Nadal pictured during his first round defeat

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 25 June 2013

Compton ditched as Australia sack coach before Ashes

Last year's giant-killer Lukas Rosol as he made a first-round exit after defeat to Julian Reister

Wimbledon 2013: No heroics this year from giant-killer Lukas Rosol

The lights of Centre Court seemed a long way away for last year's Wimbledon giant-killer Lukas Rosol as he made a first-round exit today.

Defending Wimbledon champion, the Swiss Roger Federer plays a return during a training session

Wimbledon 2013: Roger Federer expects Andy Murray to provide the greatest threat to his SW19 crown

Roger Federer is the defending champion, has won Wimbledon seven times and is widely regarded as the greatest player in history, but as he prepares to open his 15th All England Club campaign against Victor Hanescu on Centre Court this afternoon the 31-year-old Swiss does not see himself as the favourite. Federer said here yesterday that he regards Andy Murray as "the favourite for every tournament he goes into around the world".

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

Andy Murray concentrates on his way to a 6-2, 7-6 victory over Kei Nishikori of Japan

Andy Murray relaxed about the lurking threat of Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon

The summer solstice will bring the longest day of the year, but for Andy Murray the longest test will begin on Monday. The 26-year-old Scot will learn more about the size of his task when the draw for next week's Wimbledon tournament is made at the All England Club tomorrow morning.

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

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