Wimbledon 2021 LIVE RESULTS: Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic back in action TODAY, Federer win reaction

ANDY MURRAY is back on court today as he continues his stunning Wimbledon comeback campaign.

The Brit is playing in the singles tournament for the first time since 2017 after numerous surgeries.

Defending champ Novak Djokovic is also in action on Centre Court today.

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  • Kostas Lianos

    MURRAY REACTS

    Andy Murray has admitted his Wimbledon return has been "a bit tough so far" ahead of his clash with Denis Shapovalov.

    Murray said: "It's just not easy when you've not played matches and you're not practicing that much just to maintain your concentration and focus for, you know, two-and-a-half, three hours at a time.

    "I think once you start to play more matches again and get into that rhythm and get used to winning again, it becomes a bit more instinctive, a bit more natural.

    "But it's just been a bit tough so far"

  • Kostas Lianos

    GETTING READY

    We are set for more action today in Wimbledon with a series of important matches.

    Andy Murray meets Denis Shapovalov after the Brit's big return to the court.

    And tournament favourite Novak Djokovic will face Denis Kudla.

    More to come

  • Etienne Fermie

    MORNING TENNIS FANS

    Smiling Emma Raducanu banked £115,000 after bouncing out a Wimbledon Czech.

    The 18-year-old debutant excelled herself with a 6-2 6-4 second-round victory over Prague’s finest Marketa Vondrousova that put her name in lights and secured a bumper payday.

    Rookie Raducanu – whose ranking of 338 will rise significantly now – has more than QUADRUPLED her career prize money within the space of winning two matches on the green, green grass of SW19.

    And she even received endorsement from the highest as two-time winner Andy Murray, the son-in-law of her coach Nigel Sears, sent his warm congratulations via social media.

    Raducanu said: “It’s quite incredible. I will use the money. I’m at the beginning of my career and it means I can tap into good coaches.

    “Tennis is an expensive sport, to travel and compete week-in, week-out, so the money will help fund that. I’m very grateful for the opportunity I received this week. I am trying to make the most out of it.

    Elsewhere, Cameron Norrie hopes to make it ‘game over’ for Roger Federer at Wimbledon.

    The British number two faces the eight-time champion two-and-a-half years after feeling like a character in a video game when facing the glamorous Swiss superstar.

    That was back in December 2018 at the knockabout Hopman Cup in Australia and Norrie got thrashed.

    It should be a closer game on Saturday as Norrie is one of the most in-form players on the planet.

    Norrie, 25, has reached three finals in 2021 including Queen’s last month and has won 31 matches – including today's straight-sets victory over Aussie Alex Bolt.

    The 29th seed said: “I remember when I walked out, it was all dark. Then I remember looking back, and he was walking out with the spotlight on him.

    “He was coming out to play against me. I felt like I was in a video game, going to play Roger Federer.

    “It's going to be a pleasure to play against him again. I played him once before.

    "He absolutely whacked me pretty easily. I lost pretty quickly. I think it was 6-1 6-1.”

  • William Pugh

    READY, PLAY

    Cameron Norrie hopes to make it ‘game over’ for Roger Federer at Wimbledon.

    The British number two faces the eight-time champion two-and-a-half years after feeling like a character in a video game when facing the glamorous Swiss superstar.

    It should be a closer game on Saturday as Norrie is one of the most in-form players on the planet.

    The 29th seed said: “I remember when I walked out, it was all dark. Then I remember looking back, and he was walking out with the spotlight on him.

    “He was coming out to play against me. I felt like I was in a video game, going to play Roger Federer.

    “It's going to be a pleasure to play against him again. I played him once before. He absolutely whacked me pretty easily. I lost pretty quickly. I think it was 6-1 6-1.”

  • William Pugh

    TOTALLY RAD

    Smiling Emma Raducanu banked £115,000 after bouncing out a Wimbledon Czech.

    The 18-year-old debutant excelled herself with a 6-2 6-4 second-round victory over Prague’s finest Marketa Vondrousova that put her name in lights and secured a bumper payday.

    Rookie Raducanu – whose ranking of 338 will rise significantly now – has more than QUADRUPLED her career prize money within the space of winning two matches on the green, green grass of SW19.

    And she even received endorsement from the highest as two-time winner Andy Murray, the son-in-law of her coach Nigel Sears, sent his warm congratulations via social media.

    Raducanu said: “It’s quite incredible. I will use the money. I’m at the beginning of my career and it means I can tap into good coaches.

    “Tennis is an expensive sport, to travel and compete week-in, week-out, so the money will help fund that. I’m very grateful for the opportunity I received this week. I am trying to make the most out of it.

  • William Pugh

    DEBUTANTES

    It's a year of firsts at Wimbledon as nearly half the 16 players in the bottom half of the draw are in the third round for the first time.

    Ilya Ivashka, Alexander Bublik, Lorenzo Sonego, Cameron Norrie, Jordan Thompson, James Duckworth and Taylor Fritz are all R3 newbies in SW19.

  • William Pugh

    THAT'S ALL FOLKS

    Canadian Felix Auger Aliassime wrapped up the day's action in SW19 with afour set win over Mikael Ymer.

    The 20-year-old won 6-4, 4-6, 7-6, 6-1 on Court 2.

  • William Pugh

    IN THE NICK OF TIME

    Nick Kyrgios beat Italian Gianluca Mager to reach the third round of Wimbledon.

    The Aussie won in straight sets – 7-6, 6-4, 6-4.

    And he channeled his inner LeBron James with his celebration.

  • Craig Mahood

    WHAT HE SAID

    Agreed

  • Craig Mahood

    SHE'S DONE IT!

    What a prospect this young British girl is but what a player she is right NOW!

    A huge Court 12 ovation for wildcard Emma Raducanu as she beats Markéta Vondroušová in 1 hour 12 minutes.

    Straight sets, 6-2 6-4 for the 18-year-old on her debut!

    Emma Raducanu
  • Craig Mahood

    RADUCANU BREAKS!!

    She goes 5-4 ahead in the second set!

    The 18-year-old is serving for the match!

  • Craig Mahood

    RAD PLAY

    Beautiful from Emma Raducanu as she is pushing to make the third round.

    The teenage British superstar took the first set against Markéta Vondroušová.

    It's now on serve in the second set at four each.

  • Craig Mahood

    CROWD PROBLEMS?

    Not a problem with the centre court crowd, a problem for them.

    Last night Murray played into the late hours.

    Tonight, they've managed to see one of the all-time greats and still be home for dinner

    Centre court crowd on day 4
    Busy crowd
  • Craig Mahood

    ANOTHER SEED OUT

    Women's 12th seed Victoria Azarenka is OUT.

    She was beaten in a deciding set by Sorana Cîrstea of Romania!

     

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER V NORRIE NEXT!

    What a draw that is for the Brit who has been so impressive in his opening two matches.

    Here's what Roger had to say about their upcoming battle as the crowd must choose who to support!

  • Craig Mahood

    WATCH IT AGAIN!

    The rocket of a Gasquet backhand is well worth another viewing 😍

  • Craig Mahood

    ROG REACTS

    Roger Federer says he doesn't yet feel at his best in this tournament.

    But the Swiss ace says his level across rounds one and two leave him really happy as he aims to push on.

    It's not the most important to feel your absolute best in the first and second round but what you really don't want to do is go out because then you really have to look at everything and question yourself.
    I'm in the third round, I'm really happy with my level right now. Today was special and I'm very happy with that.
    It's been a difficult year and a half in many ways for me with the knee surgery and rehab and everything – the initial goal was to come back for Wimbledon last year and that was never going to happen.
    This year it's nice that I've made it. I tried everything I could these last few weeks and months.

    Roger FedererBBC

  • Craig Mahood

    NICK OF TIME

    Straight sets win out on Court 12 too!

    Nick Kyrgios coming through 7-6, 6–4 6-4 against the Italian Gianluca Mager.

  • Craig Mahood

    WINNING MOMENT

    The final Federer point in a straight sets win again over Gasquet.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 6-4 GASQUET

    GAME SET AND MATCH!

    He finds an ace down the centre. Gasquet tries to challenge but has no challenges left!

    Roger Federer through to Round 3 after 1hour and 53minutes.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 *5-4 GASQUET

    MATCH POINT! 40-15

    Out called on a Gasquet backhand. He challenges and it is out.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 *5-4 GASQUET

    30-15

    Gasquet's return of serve looks great as it LOBS Federer but it lands JUST long.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 *5-4 GASQUET

    15-15

    Federer again looks to have whipped a winner into the corner. This time it drops an inch too long.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 *5-4 GASQUET

    15-0

    Serve and return from Federer. Passing shot on the forehand side finds the back corner and bounds away.

  • Craig Mahood

    FEDERER 7-6 6-1 *5-4 GASQUET

    Serving for the match

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