Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray & Johanna Konta lead British challenge in round three

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Marin Cilic survived a hard start to seal a spot in the Wimbledon third round after battling to a 7-6 (2) 6-4 7-5 victory over German Florian Mayer in unrelenting heat on Court Two on Wednesday.

"If he has a problem with his hip, I don't want to play against him when his hip's good", said Dustin Brown, after Murray thrashed him in round two.

Sousa spent much of the fourth set whinging at the umpire after being given a warning for his language, but had already let loose on a line judge after a controversial call.

Matches to look for on Thursday at Wimbledon are (3) Roger Federer vs. Dusan Lajovic, (2) Novak Djokovic vs. Adam Pavlasek, (8) Dominic Thiem vs. veteran Gilles Simon, (6) Milos Raonic vs. Mikhail Youzhny, (29) Juan Martin del Potro vs. the mercurial Ernests Gulbis, (10) Alexander Zverev vs. Frances Tiafoe, and (32) Paolo Lorenzi vs. big-serving American Jared Donaldson. He won in three sets.

He's made this parched patch of fading green his personal playground but Andy Murray insists the magic of Wimbledon will never go away. I hit a lot of dropshots in the beginning, tried to get him in to see how the hip is, pull him into the forehand.

After suffering a firstr-round exit at Queen's Club a week before, Murray suffered a hip injury scare which forced him to play a few warm-up matches at the Hurlingham Club.

"I think he played very well. You either going to get past or you're going to miss an easy volley or you're going to win the points".

The outsider's laid-back approach proved to be costly when he tamely prodded a forehand into the net after great defence from Murray to trail 5-2 and the title-holder held to love to open up a two-set advantage.

Five-time champion Venus Williams has forced a third set against Wang Qiang of China in Wimbledon's second round.

Watson is enjoying a real return to form after slipping outside the world's top 100 this year. On the women's side, No. 15 Elena Vesnina will attempt to defeat Victoria Azarenka for the first time in eight meetings when they start the day on No. 3 Court. Hopefully we can keep going.

"I was really just trying to stay as focused on what I was trying to do out there, and not necessarily get caught up in her web", the 26-year-old said of Hsieh, who had beaten her in three sets on the Paris clay.

While the theatrical Italian enjoyed huge crowd support on Rome's red clay, he knows Murray will have a major home-court advantage on Wimbledon's grass. "I hope I will be able to play good tennis and be even more focused than today".

"Against guys that play a lot of drop shots and come forward you need to move well, and I did that". 'Here it's completely different. "I'm definitely here with the intention of wanting to be a part of the event for the full two weeks". Murray reads the game better than nearly anyone and his natural movement on the grass meant the tactic rarely worked.

"I have said it a million times that's how I play, and if people like it, then obviously that's a nice thing".

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