Brits at Wimbledon

After much hype and speculation, Sir Andy Murray has finally come to the conclusion that he is not yet up to five set Grand Slam tennis after all, deciding to pull out of this year’s Wimbledon Championships on the eve of the tournament. At least the “will he, won’t he” has been answered, and Murray feels that this decision will benefit him in the long term, but apart from depriving the spectators of his talents it also leaves only four Brits in the men’s draw, with the burden of expectation falling heavily on Kyle Edmund. On the ladies’ side of the draw things look a little healthier, with eight British entries, including Johanna Konta and Heather Watson, as well as the up and coming Katie Swan, Harriet Dart and Gabriella Taylor. The Broady siblings appear to have had the least luck of the draw, with Liam being paired against 2016 finalist Milos Raonic, whilst Naomi will have to try to battle past reigning Ladies’ champion Garbine Muguruza. Still, there’s always next year.