Sport All smiles: China’s Li Na celebrates with her second Grand Slam trophy

Chinese proves too strong for debutant finalist in winning Australian Open at the third attempt

Serena Williams runs for a return against France’s Caroline Garcia

James Lawton: Serena Williams tempted by battle of the sexes as latest challenger reduced to a shrug

'Andy Murray is one of the top three people I don't want to play but maybe we can...' says world No 1

Agnieszka Radwanska during her second round victory over Mathilde Johansson

Wimbledon 2013: Agnieszka Radwanska through with crushing victory

Polish fourth seed dropped just four games as she defeated Mathilde Johansson on Centre Court

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 27 June 2013

Federer crashes out as draw opens up for Murray

Wimbledon 2013: It's Christmas for Serena Williams as major rivals Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka make early exit

Serena Williams must think it's Christmas. Already favourite to win a sixth Wimbledon singles crown, her odds tumbled dramatically after a day of carnage, which saw third seed Maria Sharapova top the list of casualties, albeit on foot, if only just.

Roger Federer heads for the Wimbledon exit

Wimbledon's crazy day of falling stars: Champion Roger Federer is beaten to open way for Andy Murray

While injuries force All England Club defend 'dangerous' courts after record seven withdrawals in one day

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

Wimbledon 2013: Lleyton Hewitt concentrates on tennis after exit as Australian sport struggles

Defeat of former Wimbledon champion leaves two Australians left in the singles

Wimbledon 2013: Maria Sharapova only interested in focusing on tennis

Maria Sharapova returns to the action at Wimbledon today, ready to carry on keeping business and pleasure separate.

Wimbledon 2013: Laura Robson prepares for doubles campaign

Laura Robson begins her doubles campaign today after becoming the first British woman to beat a top-10 player at Wimbledon for 15 years.

The British number one won in straight sets

Wimbledon 2013: Laura Robson lifts the British gloom by joining Andy Murray in round two

British number one wins in straight sets over Maria Kirilenko

Elena Baltacha pictured during her first round defeat
Heather Watson

Wimbledon 2013: Another one bites the dust as Heather Watson falls at first hurdle

The British number two had been among the better hopes to advance

Laura Robson of Great Britain in a practice session during previews for Wimbledon Championships at Wimbledon

Wimbledon 2013: Order of play for Tuesday 25 June

The second day of action

Wimbledon 2013: Maria Sharapova battles past Kristina Mladenovic and dodges enquiries about her private life

Maria Sharapova had refuge from enquiries about her private life on Centre Court but the former Wimbledon champion was asked plenty of questions by her first-round opponent Kristina Mladenovic before edging through to round two.

Overcast skies and middle-aged matrons drinking prosecco before midday - Wimbledon is back

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