Injury scare for Murray ahead of Wimbledon title defence

Last year, Andy and Jamie became the first brothers to top the world rankings in singles and doubles at the same time.

Given the way preparations have gone for his title defense, Murray probably could not have wished for a better draw.

Asked whether he was concerned about Murray's Wimbledon campaign, the Czech said: "Not at all". I thought past year was more hard because in two weeks we didn't finish one practice on our own terms, we were always chased off by the rain.

'Again, I just think it's going to be a great Wimbledon'. The Spaniard faced the same opponent in the final match to whom he lost in 2007 but this time Nadal didn't allow Federer to take an upper-hand on him as he defeated Federer 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-7 (8), 9-7.

"Unlike before (the French Open in) Paris, he is hitting the ball really well".

The 32-year-Swiss already has titles at the Australian, French and US Opens but recognises his record at the All England Club is mediocre.

"I expect him to play".

"That was the decision for me - no compromise really", he said. I feel like he will be there on opening Monday.

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"He would need to be significantly injured not to play".

"I never got a lucky loser in my life, absolutely never, juniors, whatever".

In-form seven-times champion Roger Federer, the early favourite after his impressive win at Halle last week is in the other half of the draw and will first face Alexandr Dolgopolov of the Ukraine, while second seed Novak Djokovic meets Slovakia's Martin Klizen. "The first match on grass is always tricky", said Lendl. As well as Pouille, Nick Kyrgios is also a possible last-16 opponent.

Murray's first week does not look too taxing if he can get going, but his fourth round could present a match against the hugely unsafe Australian with a theoretical quarter final against Stan Wawrinka.

Nadal is on course for a last-eight meeting with Marin Cilic.

Fifth seed Stan Wawrinka has been in excellent form in 2017, making it to the semi-finals of the Australian Open and the final at Roland Garros.

Dominic Thiem is Djokovic's potential quarter-final foe. Djokovic plays Martin Klizan of Slovakia in his first-round match and could face Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro, the former U.S. Open victor and 29th seed, in the third round. Murray's harboured hip trouble after an early exit at Queen's, Nadal chose to skip grasscourt warm-ups to rest his body after winning the French Open while Djokovic burst into life earlier on Saturday by winning the Eastbourne title.

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