Wimbledon 2024 LIVE: Tennis scores after rain delay as Carlos Alcaraz in action and Emma Raducanu returns


Emma Raducanu returns to action at Wimbledon as she bids for the quarter-finals, after her decision to withdraw from the mixed doubles brought Andy Murray’s career at SW19 to an abrupt end.

Citing soreness in her right wrist, Raducanu prioritised her fitness for the singles as she bids to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon for the first time. After her storming win over Maria Sakkari, the Briton takes on qualifier Lulu Sun, the world no 123.

Raducanu is the last Briton standing in the singles draw after defeats for Cameron Norrie and Harriet Dart yesterday. She will take to Centre Court following Carlos Alcaraz, who faces Ugo Humbert, before Coco Gauff aims to reach her first Wimbledon quarter-final against Emma Navarro.

There was a shock yesterday as world No 1 Iga Swiatek was knocked out of Wimbledon by Yulia Putintseva, while Novak Djokovic recovered from a set down to reach the fourth round. After Raducanu’s decision to pull out of the mixed doubles, Murray has now played his final-ever match at the All England Club.

Follow all the latest scores and match updates from Wimbledon below:

Wimbledon – Day 7 latest scores and updates

  • Emma Raducanu takes on qualifier Lulu Sun for place in Wimbledon quarter-finals

  • Raducanu pulled out of mixed doubles yesterday to end Andy Murray’s Wimbledon career

  • Raducanu was ‘disappointed’ to withdraw and cited stiffness in her right wrist

  • Raducanu, who is last Briton in singles, follows Carlos Alcaraz’s match on Centre Court

  • Alcaraz battles past Ugo Humbert in four sets to continue title defence

  • Wimbledon order of play and Sunday’s schedule as fourth round begins at SW19

  • Madison Keys retires at 5-5 in third as Jasmine Paolini reaches first Wimbledon quarter-final

Wimbledon 2024: *Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 7-5 Ugo Humbert

16:35 , Jamie Braidwood

GAME, SET AND MATCH!

Alcaraz finds a way! The defending champion continues at Wimbledon after outlasting an inspired Ugo Humbert.

Alcaraz was playing poorly in the third, but found a way to win while not playing well and once again struck at a crucial time late in the fourth.

Alcaraz roars! You can see what that means!

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Wimbledon 2024: Sinner on a roll

16:31 , Luke Baker

While Carlos Alcaraz is in an almighty battle on Centre Court, Jannik Sinner is showing no signs of hanging about over on Court 1.

Having taken the first set 6-2 against 14th seed Ben Shelton, he breaks the American in the very first game of the second set. Shelton gets Sinner’s first service game to 30-30 in response but two huge serves from the Italian bail him out and he’s 2-0 to the good.

Wimbledon 2024: *Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 6-5 Ugo Humbert

16:31 , Jamie Braidwood

Humbert has been brilliant since going two sets down… but the Frenchman puts an overhead long and suddenly it’s two break points for Alcaraz!

Alcaraz pings a brilliant forehand winner onto the line! He breaks and will serve for the match!

Wimbledon 2024: Sinner gets over the line in first set

16:25 , Luke Baker

Relatively straightforward for Jannik Sinner on Court 1. He serves it out at the first time of asking to win the opening set 6-2 against Ben Shelton in around 30 minutes.

Can the American respond quickly here?

Wimbledon 2024: *Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 4-5 Ugo Humbert

16:25 , Jamie Braidwood

Alcaraz shakes his head as he puts a simple forehand into the net.

Humpert holds and forces Alcaraz to do the same to stay in the set.

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Wimbledon 2024: Sinner closes in on first set

16:21 , Luke Baker

Jannik Sinner is closing in on this first set on Court 1. After narrowly avoiding being broken when he challenged an incorrct line call, Ben Shelton duly lost his serve in the next game and now the world No 1 has just secured a second break and leads 5-2.

He’ll serve for he first set imminently

Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 4-4 Ugo Humbert

16:18 , Jamie Braidwood

INCREDIBLE! Another roaring winner from Humbert puts the pressure on Alcaraz, who turns and grumbles at his box. He doesn’t know what to do!

Double fault! Now Alcaraz is up against three break points again!

But Alcaraz finds his serve and saves all three to get back to deuce.

Just in time, Alcaraz finds his serve! HUGE HOLD!

Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 3-3 Ugo Humbert* – BREAK!

16:09 , Jamie Braidwood

Humbert is at it again! The Frenchman rips a stunning backhand winner down the line that had Alcaraz diving after it, before taking the break with a brilliant return.

Level again. Alcaraz broken for the fifth time in six games.

Wimbledon 2024: It’s raining again!

16:07 , Jamie Braidwood

Play is suspended again on the outside courts.

Bad news for Paula Badosa, who led Donna Vekic 5-1 n the second set and was closing in on the decider.

Wimbledon 2024: Shelton narrowly avoid being broken by Sinner

16:07 , Luke Baker

Ben Shelton thought he’d been broken in the third game of the match by Jannik Sinner and the players were heading back to their chairs when Shelton decided to challenge the line call on the seemingly successful.

It turned out Sinner had put the ball wide, the call was overturned and Shelton went on to hold serve. He leads 2-1, on serve, in the opening set.

Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

16:02 , Luke Baker

Out on Court 1, men’s No 1 seed Jannik Sinner is in action against young American star Ben Shelton. Shelton may be the busiest man in SW19 currently, with each of his first three singles matches going to five sets and he’s been playing doubles as well.

The youngster is still a ball of energy though and will relish the chance to upset the world No 1. It’s on serve at 1-1 in the early going.

Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 3-1 Ugo Humbert*

15:58 , Jamie Braidwood

A third break in a row on Centre Court! Neither player can hold serve right now, but Alcaraz strikes ahead once more. Now, can he hold for the first time in five games…

He can! Despite Humbert putting a winner straight down the line, Alcaraz comes back to hold to 15. He pumps his fist at his box.

Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 1-1 Ugo Humbert* – BREAK!

15:53 , Jamie Braidwood

Wild! Humbert cracks a couple of beautiful returns against the Alcaraz serve, for a fourth time in a row!

The French No 1 is going for his shots and getting the rewards.

Wimbledon 2024: *Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 1-0 Ugo Humbert – BREAK!

15:49 , Jamie Braidwood

Some response from Alcaraz, who breaks Humbert right at the start of the fourth! The reigning champion gets back on track, as two consecutive returns opened up a 0-30 and put the pressure on Humbert.

Alcaraz breaks to love.

Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-6 Ugo Humbert* – SET!

15:45 , Jamie Braidwood

WOW!

Who saw that coming? Humbert breaks for the third time to take the set, with a stunning backhand winner down the line!

Alcaraz needs to get his head back in the game. He started that one with a poor volley into the net but Humbert has been inspired.

Game on indeed.

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Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

15:43 , Jamie Braidwood

Play is now back underway under blue skies at Wimbledon.

On Court 2, Donna Vekic takes the first set 6-2 against former world No 2 Paula Badosa after the rain delay.

The winner of the match faces the winner of Raducanu vs Sun in the quarter-finals.

Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-4 Ugo Humbert* – BREAK!

15:38 , Jamie Braidwood

What has happened on Centre Court?! Humbert takes the double-break as Alcaraz fires wide on the forehand!

The Frenchman has reacted so well to losing the second set, which was tight. Alcaraz, though, has lost his way!

Game on?

Wimbledon 2024: Madison Keys retires

15:31 , Jamie Braidwood

Brutal. Heart-breaking scenes on Court One as Madison Keys retires. She leaves the court in tears.

Keys was broken when serving for the match and then twinged her groin, leaving the court for treatment.

She could not move after returning to the court and retires within a game, at 5-5 in the third.

It had been an incredible match. Jasmine Paolini advances to her first Wimbledon quarter-final.

But that’s not the way she would have wanted.

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Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-2 Ugo Humbert – BREAK!

15:30 , Jamie Braidwood

Well, well. Humbert grins at his box as he breaks Alcaraz to lead in the third!

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Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

15:27 , Jamie Braidwood

Ah, this is tough. Madison Keys is back on court but with her left leg heavily strapped. The American can barely move and Jasmine Paolini can win the first point with a simple backhand winner down the line.

Keys is in tears as Paolini gets two break points. And Paolini takes the break to level the match at 5-5 in the third. Sadly, it looks like this is going in one direction now.

Wimbledon 2024: Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4, 1-1 Ugo Humbert

15:23 , Jamie Braidwood

This is how Alcaraz took the second set: stunning! One of his best!

Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

15:17 , Luke Baker

A case of deja vu all over again for Madison Keys? She squandered a huge lead in the second set before regaining her composure to win the tiebreak. She appears on the brink of seeing off Jasmine Paolini at 5-2 up, with a double break in the decider, attempting to serve it out. But Paolini digs deep and breaks!

Paolini then holds and it’s now 5-4 – still advantage Keys, who will try to serve it out again but she would’ve loved to finish it there. And now Keys has called for the trainer after appearing to twinge her groin!

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SET! Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 6-4 Ugo Humbert

15:12 , Luke Baker

Like all great champions, Alcaraz upping the ante at the key moment. Wins a great point to get it to 15-30 before Humbert hits back with a stunning put-away volley for 30-30.

Humbert then gets Alcaraz running and he almost pulls off an outrageous cross-court forehand winner but it misses the line by a matter of millimetres. An athletic Alcaraz backhand from behind the baseline after Humbert had scurried to reach a drop shot then moves he game to deuce.

And now a set point for the Spaniard. It’s come out of nowhere in terms of this set, really… Gets a look at a second serve and WHAT A WAY TO WIN THE SET! HOW HAS ALCARAZ DONE THAT?! Humbert has him beaten but it’s incredible defensive tennis, scurrying, sliding and stretching all over the court to keep the ball in play. He even slips at one point but gets to his feet and stays alive! He eventually lunges to reach a drop shot, a tough volley for Humbert but only needs to find the court and he wins the point but it drifts a couple of inches long! WOW WOW WOW! Alcaraz now two sets to the good

*denotes next to serve

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Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 5-4 Ugo Humbert*

15:03 , Luke Baker

Ugo Humbert has been pretty much flawless on serve in this second set and it’s another straightforward hold for the underdog. This time, Alcaraz responds in kind though as he blitzes into a 40-0 lead and then seals the win in quick fashion.

Are we destined for a tiebreak here on Centre?

*denotes next to serve

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Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 4-3 Ugo Humbert*

14:57 , Luke Baker

Another good service game from Humbert as he resists any Alcaraz brilliance in a hold to 15.

Still some drama on the Alcaraz service game that follows this time as well though. He kicks at a ball in frustration when a double fault makes it 30-30 before responding with a huge ace down the middle but a gorgeous point by Humbert ends with him cushioning a volleyed winner to bring up deuce.

A clean Humbert forehand winner off the returns saves game point before Alcaraz finally digs out the hold.

*denotes next to serve

Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

14:48 , Luke Baker

Gutsy stuff from Madison Keys over on Court 1. After squandering a 5-1 lead in the second set, she regroups for the tiebreak and fights her way to an 8-6 win in the breaker against Jasmine Paolini! We’re heading for a third and deciding set.

Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 3-2 Ugo Humbert*

14:47 , Luke Baker

Humbert in a spot of bother on his own serve at 30-30 but fires down two aces to immediately put out that fire and keep the set in the balance.

Alcaraz then looks slightly unconvincing on his own serve. Finds the net with an unforced error to make it 15-30 and then volleys long at 30-30 to bring up a break point for the Frenchman! Alcaraz is on the run slightly but Humbert tries to go too deep with a forehand and it bounces long – break point saved by the Spaniard!

Double fault and it’s a second break point. Oof! A 116mph ace out wide saves that for Alcaraz. Now a third break point as the Humbert backhand is too strong but a stretching backhand volley at the net and Alcaraz saves it again. The passing shot wasn’t far from getting past him there! How about break point number four? Humbert goes long on the return and it’s another saved. The defending champion clinging on to his serve here somehow.

Alcaraz squanders a game point as Humbert wins the baseline rally but an ace down the ‘t’ gives him another chance and he finally wins an epic when Humbert’s forehand down the line goes long. A game that lasts more than nine minutes but Alcaraz somehow holds!

*denotes next to serve

Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

14:34 , Luke Baker

After coming from 5-1 down in the second set, Jasmine Paolini has forced a tiebreak against Madison Keys on Court 1. Of course, Keys has to win it to send this last-16 match to a decider.

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Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 2-1 Ugo Humbert*

14:31 , Luke Baker

GREAT POINT! A lengthy rally ends with Humbert dinking a forehand half-volley almost all the way along the net, getting it to land an inch inside the right tramline and the scrambling Alcaraz can’t get there. Fist pumps to the roaring crowd from the Frenchman!

Controlled net play from Alcaraz though and it’s a relatively stress-free hold to 15.

*denotes next to serve

*Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 1-1 Ugo Humbert

14:28 , Luke Baker

Solid start to the set by Humbert as he holds to 15.

*denotes next to serve

Carlos Alcaraz 6-3, 1-0 Ugo Humbert*

14:25 , Luke Baker

Some early pressure on Alcaraz in the second set as he finds himself at 30-30 in this opening service game. A serve-volley put-away (old-school grass-court tennis!) moves him to 40-30 but deuce is then brought up by Humbert.

A cross-court backhand drop shot eventually seals the slightly scratchy hold for the reigning champ.

*denotes next to serve

Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

14:22 , Luke Baker

There’s only one other match in progress due to the rain, and it’s over on Court No 1. Jasmine Paolini has engineered an incredible comeback in this second set against Madison Keys.

Keys was cruising to victory at 5-1 with a double break, seemingly on the verge of sending the match into a decider after Paolini won the first 6-3 but instead, the Italian – who has come out of nowhere this year to surge into the world’s top 10 and reach a grand slam final – has twice broken her American foe when she was serving for the set. It’s now 5-5 and back on serve!

SET! Carlos Alcaraz 6-3 Ugo Humbert

14:19 , Luke Baker

WOW! What a shot that is! The end of a long rally sees Alcaraz send Humbert off court with a backhand and the Frenchman sends a forehand right the way back across. Alcaraz is sprinting and, at full stretch, steers a backhand round the net post and into the postage stamp at the back right of the court. Sensational tennis!

Another thunderous winner moves him to 0-30 and although Humbert fights back, it’s a set point for the Spaniard at 30-40. SAVED! Big first serve down the middle from Humbert that can’t be returned.

But a second set point thanks to a whipped forehand winner down the line and this time, Alcaraz stays in the rally and outlasts his opponent to WIN THE OPENING SET 6-3.

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Carlos Alcaraz 5-3 Ugo Humbert*

14:13 , Luke Baker

Straightforward hold for Alcaraz as he thumps a 107mph forehand winner and then digs out another clean winner down the line to seal the deal to 15.

*denotes next to serve

*Carlos Alcaraz 4-3 Ugo Humbert

14:09 , Luke Baker

Humbert’s backhand is a weapon! Thumps another one across court that Alcaraz does well to get to but can only net. The Frenchman then decides to start coming forward to the net – a nice put-away forehand volley is followed by another that drifts long. Mixed bag.

From 40-30, he gets Alcaraz to net off the second serve and it’s a much-needed hold. Still just the one break as we reach the business end of this first set.

*denotes next to serve

Carlos Alcaraz 4-2 Ugo Humbert*

14:04 , Luke Baker

Humbert has a chance at 15-30 but two great points from Alcaraz put him on the brink of consolidating the break. However, an unusually poor drop shot hits the nets and it’s deuce…

Humbert forces a second deuce with a gorgeous lefty backhand winner down the line. No drama for Alcaraz though, a beautifully-disguised sliced drop shot wins him the next point and he seals the hold when his opponent drifts long.

*denotes next to serve

*Carlos Alcaraz 3-2 Ugo Humbert – BREAK!

13:58 , Luke Baker

The rain is really hammering down on the closed Centre Court roof now – it’s pretty noisy in there! Now there are some claps of thunder.

More like it from Alcaraz as he works Humbert around the court and fist pumps with delight as he brings up 0-30. Humbert then goes long, loses a challenge and faces three break points at 0-40.

He saves the first but goes long early in the rally off the next point and ALCARAZ BREAKS SERVE in this first set.

*denotes next to serve

Carlos Alcaraz 2-2 Ugo Humbert*

13:54 , Luke Baker

The rain is pretty torrential now. Definitely a day for the show courts under roofs….

Speaking of which, Alcaraz yet to get in his full flow on Centre and chucks in a double fault to give Humbert a sniff at 30-30. The Frenchman goes wide with a two-handed backhand and then nets the return off a big first serve and Alcaraz holds.

*denotes next to serve

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*Carlos Alcaraz 1-2 Ugo Humbert

13:49 , Luke Baker

Solid hold to 15 for Humbert as he dictates points off the back of a big first serve. Solid start for the Frenchman.

*denotes next to serve

Carlos Alcaraz 1-1 Ugo Humbert*

13:46 , Luke Baker

And we’re underway on Centre Court now as all eyes will be on men’s No 3 seed and defending champion Carlos Alcaraz as he tries to reach the quarter-finals in style again here at Wimbledon.

He’s taking on French 16th seed Ugo Humbert, who has matched his best Wimbledon performance by reaching the fourth round. The 26-year-old beat talented American Brandon Nakashima in round three but Alcaraz will naturally be a big step up.

Alcaraz pushes Humbert close in the opening game but the underdog holds serve before the reigning champ responds in kind, so we’re 1-1 in the early going on Centre.

*denotes next to serve

Wimbledon 2024: SET! Paolini leads Keys

13:42 , Luke Baker

And Jasmine Paolini takes care of business as she serves out the opening set to triumph 6-3 over Madison Keys. An intense fist pump from the feisty Italian as she is now just a set away from her first Wimbledon quarter-final.

Wimbledon 2024: The rain returns

13:40 , Luke Baker

Bad news for fans and players on the outside courts – the rain has returned, so the covers are coming on. We got about 30 minutes of play before the weather worsened.

In the only women’s singles match on an outside court, Donna Vekic was agonisingly close to taking the first set as she leads Paula Badosa 5-2 and is 30-0 up on serve. Just two points away before being denied by the rain!

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Wimbledon 2024: Paolini a game away

13:36 , Luke Baker

Jasmine Paolini now a game away from winning the first set as she holds serve to stop the Madison Keys comeback. Keys then responds with a hold of her own, so Paolini will at least be made to serve it out at 5-3.

Wimbledon 2024: Keys gets a break back

13:32 , Luke Baker

Good response from Madison Keys as the American gets her first game on the board by snatching back one of the two early breaks from Jasmine Paolini (pictured below). Keys then grinds out a hold, saving a break point and eventually sealing the deal with an ace out wide that earns a fist pump.

Paolini still a break up at 4-2 but a big service game coming up for the Italian as she looks to get back on track.

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Wimbledon 2024: Latest scores

13:25 , Luke Baker

French Open finalist Jasmine Paolini is off to an absolute flyer on Court 1. She breaks Madison Keys at the first attempt and then brilliantly does the same in Keys’s second game. She’s 4-0 up inside 15 minutes and well on the way to the first set.

Meanwhile out on Court 2, Donna Vekic also has an early break against Paula Badosa and leads 3-2. The winner of that match would play Emma Raducanu in the quarter-finals, if the Brit beats Lulu Sun later.

Wimbledon 2024

13:18 , Luke Baker

Covers off. Live tennis. What a sight.

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Wimbledon 2024: Matches out on court

13:12 , Luke Baker

Ah, what a glorious sight this is after a frustrating, rain-delayed morning – players out on court ready to play some tennis! The sun is shining once more, so we’ve got a full schedule of play on the outside courts in addition to Jasmine Paolini v Madison Keys under the Court 1 roof.

Here’s a few of the matches out on court now, in addition to a slew of boys and girls’ singles.

  • No 1 Court – Women’s singles: Jasmine Paolini (ITA) [7] vs Madison Keys (USA) [12]

  • No 2 Court – Women’s singles: Paula Badosa (ESP) vs Donna Vekic (CRO

  • No 3 Court – Men’s doubles: Rinky Hijikata (AUS) / John Peers (AUS) vs Neal Skupski (GBR) / Michael Venus (NZL) [9]

  • Court 12 – Women’s doubles: Timea Babos (HUN) / Nadiia Kichenok (UKR) vs Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) / Ellen Perez (AUS) [3]

  • Court 18 – Women’s doubles: Irina Khromacheva / Kamilla Rakhimova vs Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) / Erin Routliffe (NZL) [2] *to a finish 1-1

Wimbledon 2024: Play about to begin

12:59 , Luke Baker

The rain has stopped and the sun is peeking through the clouds, so not only are we about to get underway on Court 1 but the outside courts are also being prepped.

It could be a tennis bonanza very shortly.

Wimbledon 2024: Emma Raducanu preparing for fourth-round clash

12:52 , Luke Baker

The big game today, from a British point of view, is of course Emma Raducanu taking on New Zealand qualifier Lulu Sun with a quarter-final place at stake. That’s the second match on Centre Court today after Carlos Alcaraz v Ugo Humbert first up from 1.30pm.

Raducanu has arrived at SW19 and hit the practice court, seemingly in good spirits as she brushes off the minor controversy of her withdrawal from the mixed doubles, meaning Andy Murray won’t get a swansong in that event.

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Wimbledon 2024: The rain is still falling

12:41 , Luke Baker

It’s not heavy but the rain is still falling at Wimbledon, with no sign of play on the outside courts. But the good news is that we’re only about 20 minutes away from play getting underway beneath the roof on Court 1.

French Open finalist Jasmine Paolini and America’s Madison Keys will square off in the first match there.

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Wimbledon’s ‘Last 8 Club’ and why winners get free tickets for life

12:00 , Jamie Braidwood

The fourth round of Wimbledon gets underway on Sunday with players knowing they are just one more win away from the quarter-finals of the Championships.

It’s a special stage of the tournament as the second week begins and the contenders for the titles are narrowed down, while there is also more than prize money at stake.

Reaching the quarter-finals of the men’s and women’s singles at the All England Club earns players £375,000, as well as entry into an exclusive Wimbledon group.

Emma Raducanu, Coco Gauff and Ben Shelton are among the players bidding to reach the quarter-finals of Wimbledon and the ‘Last 8 Club’ for the first time today.

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Wimbledon 2024: No play before 12pm

11:44 , Jamie Braidwood

It’s looking a little brighter at Wimbledon but still no play before 12:00pm.

Emma Raducanu has played her last two matches under the roof and clearly prefers it.

Centre Court is likely to stay closed today so that’s a boost ahead of facing Lulu Sun.

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Wimbledon order of play: Court One

11:30 , Jamie Braidwood

Jasmine Paolini (ITA) [7] vs Madison Keys (USA) [12] 1

Jannik Sinner (ITA) [1] vs Ben Shelton (USA) [14] 2

Grigor Dimitrov (BUL) [10] vs Daniil Medvedev [5] 3

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Wimbledon order of play: Centre Court

11:15 , Jamie Braidwood

13:30 start

Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) [3] vs Ugo Humbert (FRA) [16] 1

Lulu Sun (NZL) vs Emma Raducanu (GBR) 2

Emma Navarro (USA) [19] vs Coco Gauff (USA) [2] 3

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Wimbledon 2024: No play before 11:30am

11:02 , Jamie Braidwood

A similar look to yesterday as the covers are on around the outside courts. There will be no play before 11:30am.

Wimbledon 2024 weather forecast: Heavy rain set to disrupt Sunday’s matches

10:55 , Jamie Braidwood

Wimbledon is set to be disrupted by rain and wind on Sunday as players, fans and ground staff battle the elements.

The UK’s summer has barely got off the ground and the tennis at SW19 has been affected this week by spells of rain and blustery winds.

Below-average temperatures are expected on Sunday, along with heavy rain and the potential for disruption to Wimbledon and the British Grand Prix in the afternoon.

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Harriet Dart expects to lose sleep over heartbreaking Wimbledon defeat

10:45 , Jamie Braidwood

British number two Harriet Dart was braced for a sleepless night after she squandered a huge opportunity to break new ground at Wimbledon following a heartbreaking third-round defeat to Wang Xinyu.

Dart had failed to reach the last 16 of a grand slam since her main-draw debut at the All England Club six years ago, but she negotiated windy conditions and rain delays to move 5-4 up in the second before she sent a simple smash volley into the net at deuce.

It was the closest Dart would get to a match point, with further lapses of concentration in the third set after she raced into a three-game lead bringing her fine run at the Championships to an end with a 2-6 7-5 6-3 loss to Wang.

“I mean, it was a huge opportunity today. I put myself in some situations where I was up and leading,” Dart said.

“Yeah, it was really tough. I mean, to be up in two sets and come away with a loss is pretty heartbreaking, to be honest.”

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Harriet Dart expects to lose sleep over heartbreaking Wimbledon defeat

Emma Raducanu fully aware of the threat qualifiers can pose at a grand slam

10:30 , Jamie Braidwood

Emma Raducanu knows all too well the potential of qualifiers having the tournament of their lives.

The 21-year-old has revived hopes of another US Open-style run by reaching the fourth round of Wimbledon without dropping a set.

But the shoe will be on the other foot in round four when Raducanu takes on Lulu Sun, a 23-year-old from New Zealand who is on a six-match winning streak.

Raducanu famously became the first qualifier to win a grand slam title in New York in 2021, and she will be very wary of Sun’s potential to cause another shock.

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Emma Raducanu fully aware of the threat qualifiers can pose at a grand slam

Judy Murray responds to Emma Raducanu comment after shock Wimbledon doubles decision

10:14 , Jamie Braidwood

Judy Murray has said she was being sarcastic when she labelled Emma Raducanu’s withdrawal from her mixed-doubles match with Andy Murray as “astonishing”.

Andy’s Wimbledon career came to an abrupt end as Raducanu’s decision to pull out of the mixed-doubles left the two-time champion unable to play his last match at SW19.

Andy is said to be devastated by the decision, while eyebrows were raised as his mother Judy reacted to a post on X/Twitter calling the news “astonishing”, to which she replied: “Yes, astonishing.”

“Not sure anyone understands sarcasm these days,” Judy said on Sunday morning. “Pretty sure the scheduling (4th match court 1 with a singles following day) will have played a major part in any decision making.”

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Judy Murray responds to Emma Raducanu comment after shock Wimbledon doubles decision

England celebrations briefly interrupt Novak Djokovic’s progression at Wimbledon

10:00 , Jamie Braidwood

Euro 2024 fever reached Wimbledon as Novak Djokovic won his shoot-out with Alexei Popyrin to reach the last 16.

With former England boss Roy Hodgson watching from the Royal Box, a huge cheer broke out around Centre Court as news of England’s win on penalties against Switzerland filtered through.

That prompted Djokovic to take an imaginary spot-kick, with Popyrin putting up his hands to mimic a save.

After a 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6 (3) victory, Djokovic said: “I assumed it was a penalty shoot-out between England and Switzerland. It felt like for a set and a half the crowd wanted to know the score. Did England win? Congrats!”

Wimbledon 2024: Cameron Norrie praises Alexander Zverev after defeat

09:45 , Jamie Braidwood

“He’s playing unreal.

“When he’s serving like that, nothing you can do. Honestly, not just the serving. I think the way he dealt with his first ball, especially on his forehand side, he was getting such good width, hitting forehand line and forehand angle, very, very well. Very impressive from Sascha in that department.

“I tried my best not to let it frustrate me. I think I did a really good job with that. Managed to hold my serve as much as I did, get to a tiebreak, and played probably my best level in the tiebreak. Still didn’t get the job done.

“Credit to him. For me, he’s looking like one of the big favourites, for sure.”

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Zverev sends Norrie out of Wimbledon after 32-point third-set tiebreak

Iga Swiatek booed out of Wimbledon as Yulia Putintseva halts 21-match win streak

09:30 , Jamie Braidwood

World number one Iga Swiatek suffered more Wimbledon woe after she was booed on Court One before she crashed out in the third round to Yulia Putintseva.

Swiatek was on a 21-match winning streak and looked on course to cruise into the last 16 at the All England Club when she claimed the opener, but the Kazakhstan player hit back with a brilliant second set where she broke twice.

Four-time French Open champion Swiatek raced off court before the decider and when she eventually returned faced boos from an impatient crowd.

It seemed to knock the top seed off her stride and she netted to give 30th seed Putintseva an impressive 3-6 6-1 6-2 victory on her third match point.

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Iga Swiatek booed out of Wimbledon as Yulia Putintseva halts 21-match win streak

Wimbledon 2024: Women’s singles last-16 set

09:15 , Jamie Braidwood

Yulia Putintseva vs Jelena Ostapenko (13)

Danielle Collins (11) vs Barbora Krejcikova (31)

Elena Rybakina (4) vs Anna Kalinskaya (17)

Elina Svitolina (31) vs Xinyu Wang

Lulu Sun (Q) vs Emma Raducanu (WC)

Paula Badosa vs Donna Vekic

Jasmine Paolini (7) vs Madison Keys (12)

Emma Navarro (19) vs Coco Gauff (2)

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Wimbledon: men’s last-16 line-up set

09:05 , Jamie Braidwood

Jannik Sinner (1) vs Ben Shelton (14)

Grigor Dimitrov (10) vs Daniil Medvedev (5)

Carlos Alcaraz (3) vs Ugo Humbert (16)

Tommy Paul (12) vs Roberto Bautista Agut

Lorenzo Musetti (25) vs Giovanni Mpetshi Perricard (LL)

Taylor Fritz (13) vs Alexander Zverev (4)

Arthur Fils vs Alex de Minaur (9)

Holger Rune (15) vs Novak Djokovic (2)

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Carlos Alcaraz beat Frances Tiafoe in five sets (Zac Goodwin/PA) (PA Wire)

Andy Murray devastated to miss out on Wimbledon farewell

08:55 , Jamie Braidwood

Andy Murray is absolutely devastated to miss out on a final match at Wimbledon.

The Scot was due to play mixed doubles with Emma Raducanu on Saturday evening but the former US Open champion pulled out of the clash earlier in the day citing stiffness in her right wrist.

There had been great anticipation about Britain’s two most high-profile players teaming up to give Murray a final swansong at the All England Club.

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Andy Murray devastated to miss out on Wimbledon farewell

Judy Murray ‘astonished’ by Emma Raducanu move as Andy’s Wimbledon career brought to sudden end

08:49 , Jamie Braidwood

Judy Murray has labelled Emma Raducanu’s withdrawal from her mixed-doubles match with Andy Murray “astonishing”, as her son’s Wimbledon career comes to a sudden end.

Andy previously announced that this year’s Wimbledon would be his final edition, with the Scot entering the singles and the doubles alongside his brother Jamie. However, Andy withdrew from the singles on the morning of his first-round match.

He did, though, announce that he would play mixed doubles with Raducanu, 21. And after losing his doubles match with Jamie, Andy’s first mixed-doubles tie with Raducanu was lined up as his next – and potentially last – outing at SW19.

That all changed on Saturday, when Raducanu withdrew from the match while citing stiffness in her wrist, as the former US Open champion prioritises her singles run. As such, 37-year-old Andy has played his final match at Wimbledon, where he was singles champion in 2013 and 2016.

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Judy Murray ‘astonished’ by Emma Raducanu withdrawal from doubles with Andy

How can I watch Wimbledon?

08:48 , Jamie Braidwood

Wimbledon will be shown on the BBC in the UK, with full coverage of the tournament available to watch on BBC One, BBC Two and across the BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website.

What is Sunday’s TV schedule?

11:00 -15:00 – Live coverage – BBC Two

11:00-21:00 – Live coverage of outside courts – BBC Red Button

12:15 – 17:00 – Live coverage – BBC One

15:00-21:00 – Live coverage – BBC Two

21:00-22:00 – Today at Wimbledon – BBC Two

When is Emma Raducanu’s match at Wimbledon?

08:47 , Jamie Braidwood

Raducanu is the second match of the day on Centre Court, with Carlos Alcaraz first facing Frenchman Ugo Humbert at 1:30pm BST.

Alcaraz was taken to five sets against Frances Tiafoe in the third round but the reigning champion will be expected to win more comfortably.

Raducanu could therefore expect to be on court from around 4pm on Sunday 7 July, although it could be slightly earlier or later depending on the previous match.

Raducanu takes on qualifier Lulu Sun in Wimbledon fourth round

08:46 , Jamie Braidwood

Emma Raducanu looks to continue her impressive Wimbledon run as she returns to singles action against qualifier Lulu Sun, following her decision to withdraw from her mixed doubles match with Andy Murray.

Raducanu has matched her best performance at Wimbledon and reached the fourth round with an impressive victory over ninth seed Maria Sakkari, but pulled out of the mixed doubles citing wrist soreness.

Raducanu’s decision brought Murray’s Wimbledon career to an abrupt end, with the two-time champion unable to play with another partner, but there are no indications that the Briton’s wrist will stop her from playing in the singles.

The 21-year-old wanted to prioritise the singles and said after her 6-2 6-3 win over Sakkari that she is enjoying herself on the tennis court again following her US Open title three years ago.

Raducanu will be wary of the threat posed by Lulu Sun and knows her opponent well from the juniors. Sun is ranked 123rd in the world but has won six matches in a row from qualifying – including a win against eighth seed Qinwen Zheng.

Good morning

08:45 , Jamie Braidwood

Emma Raducanu is the last Briton standing in the singles as the last-16 gets underway, with Carlos Alcaraz, Jannik Sinner and Coco Gauff all in action today.

Raducanu faces the qualifier Lulu Sun aiming to reach her first Wimbledon quarter-final, after taking the decision to pull out of her mixed doubles match with Andy Murray due to wrist soreness.

Alcaraz survived a five-set thriller with Frances Tiafoe in round three and now takes on Frenchman Ugo Humbert, while the match of the day is arguably the clash between World No 1 Sinner and big-serving American Ben Shelton, who has won three five-setters in row.

Gauff takes on compatriot and 19th seed Emma Navarro in another intriguing match as the World No 2 looks to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals for the first time in her career.



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