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Wimbledon photos

A member of the Wimbledon ground staff

A member of the All England Club ground staff soaks up the sunshine before gates open and day two of Wimbledon 2008 gets under way

Wimbledon security guards prepare to let the crowd in

Another bumper crowd gathers in high spirits, eagerly anticipating what should be a second uninterrupted day of grass-court tennis

Julia Vakulenko

Julia Vakulenko puts style above substance and the double-breasted tunic fails to prevent a 3-6 4-6 defeat by 22nd seed Flavia Pennetta

Venus Williams

Defending champion Venus Williams is first on Centre Court but suffers an early break of serve against Britain's Naomi Cavaday

Naomi Cavaday

Cavaday is swiftly broken back and, despite a spirited showing, loses the set on a tie-break before crashing 6-1 in the second

Caroline Wozniacki supporters

The Caroline Wozniacki fan club is out in force and the Dane gives them something to cheer about with a 6-2 7-5 win over Eva Hrdinova

Richard Gasquet

Men's number eight seed Richard Gasquest returns to form and fitness with a hugely impressive display in destroying Mardy Fish 6-3 6-4 6-2

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova, playing Stephanie Foretz, unveils her much-talked-about tuxedo outfit which features a pair of shorts rather than a skirt

Maria Sharapova

Sharapova grimaces as she stretches to serve up a forehand return on her way to a 6-1 6-4 victory over Foretz

Anne Keothavong

Britain's Anne Keothavong gives the fans plenty to cheer, coming from a set down against Vania King to triumph 4-6 6-2 6-3

Rafael Nadal

In-form world number two Rafael Nadal applies trademark heavy topspin as he cruises past German qualifier Andreas Beck

Nikolay Davydenko

But fourth seed Nikolay Davydenko attempts a back-handed pick-up shot in vain as he crashes out in straight sets to Benjamin Becker

Jonas Bjorkman

Wristy Swede and Wimbledon veteran Jonas Bjorkman, 36, plays his last ever singles match at SW19 as he loses to Arnaud Clement

Second seed Jelena Jankovic powers past Ukraine's Olga Savchuk

Back in the women's draw, Jelena Jankovic powers past Ukraine's Olga Savchuk to underline her title hopes

Two Andy Murray supporters

"Murraymania" hits SW19 as British number one Andy Murray gears up for his first appearance at the championships in two years

Andy Murray

In front of the expectant crowd on Centre Court, the Scot pits his wits and skills against France's Fabrice Santoro

Andy Murray

Santoro's variety makes life difficult for Murray, but he comes through 6-3 7-5 7-6 (7-5) and will now play Xavier Malisse

Chris Eaton springs a major surprise against Boris Pashanki

There's more good news for British tennis when Surrey qualifier Chris Eaton ousts Serbian Boris Pashanki in straight sets - a shock result

Andy Roddick makes good progress on day two

American sixth seed Andy Roddick lets the scoreboard do the talking during a routine first-round win over Eduardo Schwank

Dmitry Tursunov's trainer takes plenty of wear and tear during a five-set win over Nicolas Mahut

Meanwhile, Dmitry Tursunov's trainer takes plenty of wear and tear during a lengthy five-set win over Nicolas Mahut




see also
Wimbledon photos
23 Jun 08 |  Tennis
Live - Wimbledon day two
24 Jun 08 |  Tennis
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23 Jun 08 |  Tennis


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