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British hopes

Whilst we remain hopeful for Andy Murray’s chances at Wimbledon 2018, the more pragmatic and realistic amongst British tennis fans will be looking to some of the up and coming British talent to fly the flag at this year’s event. Kyle Edmund has soared up the world rankings to overtake the recuperating Murray as the British number one, and, if he can avoid the distraction of the World Cup, he will be hoping to go deep into the tournament, drawing inspiration from the Three Lions.

Meanwhile, Dan Evans is making a comeback of his own, having served a lengthy ban for testing positive for cocaine and found himself languishing at number 340 in the world rankings, down from a high of 41. However, having been controversially denied a wild card into the main Wimbledon draw, he will be required to fight his way through the notoriously difficult pre-qualifying rounds, along with the likes of Marcus Willis and James Ward, whilst Cameron Norrie and Liam Broady are already assured of at least lining up with Kyle Edmund, and hopefully Andy Murray, for the first round of the men’s draw at SW19