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Last Updated: Monday, 21 June, 2004, 12:30 GMT 13:30 UK
G'watch: Navratilova v Castano
All the latest action from the opening day at Wimbledon where Martina Navratilova defeated Catalina Castano in her first Wimbledon singles match for 10 years.


Final score: Navratilova 6-0 6-1 Castano


Navratilova 6-0 6-1 Castano
At 15-40 Castano manages to fight off two Navratilova match points and even creates her first break point, but Navratilova duly closes out the contest on her fifth match point in just three-quarters of an hour.

Navratilova 6-0 5-1 Castano
Navratilova sends a volley long to hand Castano her first game of the match.

Navratilova 6-0 5-0 Castano
Navratilova races through another service game.

Navratilova 6-0 4-0 Castano
Navratilova is handing out a grass-court lesson to her Colombian opponent and breaks her yet again.

Navratilova 6-0 3-0 Castano
Navratilova shows remarkable agility and athleticism at the age of 47 to chase back after being lobbed and win the point by forcing Castano to half-volley into the net at 15-0. The veteran is taken to deuce but dominates the next two points to hold serve.

Navratilova 6-0 2-0 Castano
Castano feebly drops her serve to love.

Navratilova 6-0 1-0 Castano
Castano is going for her shots more and forces deuce with a glorious backhand down the line, but promptly misses her next two shots as Navratilova wins her seventh game in a row.

Navratilova 6-0 Castano
Navratilova breaks her Colombian opponent for the third time and wins the first set in just 17 minutes.

1313 BST Play restarts with Castano serving at 0-5, 0-15 down.

1305 BST A polite ripple of applause greets Castano's return to the court, with Navratilova given a rather larger ovation when she reappears 30 seconds later.

1252 BST The covers have been taken off and play will resume shortly.

1226 BST Play has been suspended as a heavy shower passes over Wimbledon with Navratilova well in control of her match against Castano.

Navratilova 5-0 Castano
Navratilova races through her service game and her grass-court knowledge is enabling her to totally out-play her opponent, who has only played four matches on grass in her career.

Navratilova 4-0 Castano
Castano fights off one break point but cannot resist another as Navratilova forces her second break.

Navratilova 3-0 Castano
Navratilova holds her serve with ease and clearly has the upper hand at the start of the match.

Navratilova 2-0 Castano
Navratilova forces three break points against her nervous-looking opponent and duly breaks serve.

Navratilova 1-0 Castano
Navratilova wins the first two points of the match and although she is passed on the third point, she continues to serve and volley and wins the game for the loss of just one point.



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