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Henman Hill

For the first time at Wimbledon 2008, play begins under cloudy skies yet, nonetheless, another superb day's tennis awaits at SW19

Elena Baltacha

All British eyes turn to Elena Baltacha, who warms up on the Aorangi practice courts for her second-round tie with China's Jie Zheng

Wimbledon-goers in fancy dress

Another capacity crowd graces the All England club with some of the supporters following Roger Federer's lead with their choice of outfit

Elena Baltacha

Zheng puts Baltacha on the back foot immediately, taking the first four games before wrapping up the opening set

Elena Baltacha

Baltacha overcomes a disappointing start but is broken when serving for the second set and Zheng storms through to win 6-2 7-5

Novak Djokovic

The attention turns to Centre Court and first up is third seed Novak Djokovic, who faces Marat Safin - a self-confessed grass-court hater

Ana Ivanovic

Newly-crowned world number one Ana Ivanovic opens up proceedings on number one court against world number 97 Nathalie Dechy

Marat Safin

Safin, who has never been past the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, stuns Djokovic by breaking at 3-3 and going on to take the first set

Nathalie Dechy

Djokovic's fellow Serb Ivanovic also loses the first set as Dechy takes the tie-break 7-2 and suggests a huge upset may be on the cards

Novak Djokovic

Rarely if ever has Safin looked so comfortable and focused on grass and Djokovic fails to hide his frustration as he loses the second set

Ana Ivanovic

Moments from seeing her Wimbledon dream destroyed, Ivanovic saves two match points and then takes the second set on a tie-break

Marat Safin and Novak Djokovic

Safin soaks up the Centre Court applause after taking the third set to complete a shock 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 6-2 triumph over Djokovic

Juan Carlos Ferrero

Distraught Spaniard Juan Carlos Ferrero has to retire with a leg complaint when trailing 6-4 6-4 2-1 to Germany's Mischa Zverev

Ana Ivanovic

Victorious and flushed with relief, Ivanovic gratefully kisses the net as her distraught opponent Dechy buries her head in her towel

Roger Federer

As Centre Court bathes in the late afternoon sun, world number one Roger Federer quickly hits his stride against Sweden's Robin Soderling

Svetlana Kuznetsova

Number four seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia screams with delight after crushing Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko 6-2 6-3

Roger Federer

Bidding for a record sixth Wimbledon title, Federer extends his head-to-head record against Soderling to 6-0 with a 6-3 6-4 7-6 (7-3) win




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


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