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And Britan’s only hope in the men’s category, Andy Murray too has won his match as he stormed past Spaniard Tommy Robredo on Centre Court in straight sets. Murray won 6-2 6-4 7-5 in a match that lasted for two hours.
It was a mixed response from the Indian veterans at the Wimbledon after Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek defeated Daniele Bracciali and Jonathan Erlich in their men`s doubles first round match as Mahesh Bhupathi and Daniela Hantuchova bowed out of the mixed doubles event at the Wimbledon Championships.
After Steve Darcis, Sergiy Stakhovsky – the man who defeated Federer was knocked out of Wimbledon 2013 by Austria's Jurgen Melzer. Stakhovsky lost in four sets 6-2, 2-6, 7-5, 6-3. Just to remind everyone, Stakhovsky ousted seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer on Wednesday.
While the legends have been knocked out, one man whom we all want to see win is David Ferrer who made it to the semis as he defeated compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 7-5 and will now play against Alexandr Dolgopolov.
In a spectacular five-set thriller, Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria bowed out of Wimbledon in the second round after losing to Grega Zemlja of Slovenia.
Australians Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua advanced to the third round of the ladies' doubles after defeating Megan Moulton-Levy and Shuai Zhang 6-3 6-2.
Laura Robson had advanced to the third round after defeating Mariana Duque-Marino 6-4 6-1.
Hello and welcome to Day 5 of Wimbledon 2013. While play has been suspended on most of the courts due to rain, we are likely to see some action at the Centre Court where Laura Robson will take on Mariana Duque-Marino.
At the same time, Nicolas Almagro will play against Jerzy Janowicz and in the most crucial match, Britain’s Andy Murray will play against Tommy Robredo.
First Published: Friday, June 28, 2013, 17:24