Heavy rain delays British duo’s progress

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British duo Laura Robson and Elena Baltacha will have to play their second-round matches today after wet weather curtailed play at Wimbledon.

Robson was due to meet Maria Sharapova on Court One after the match between Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Grigor Dimitrov.

But with that clash still in progress when rain started falling just after 7:20pm, tournament officials called Robson’s game off for the day. Baltacha was also left kicking her heels in the locker room, with her Court 17 clash against Shuai Peng - originally scheduled for Court Two until the games started backing up - also put back to today.

Others to be left without any play were women’s number one Caroline Wozniacki and the number nine seed Marion Bartoli, who were due to meet Virginie Razzano and Lourdes Dominguez Lino respectively.

There was no court change for Robson when the order of play for today was announced, though, with the 17-year-old penned in to open play at 1pm.

Andy Murray is due to be last on Centre court against Ivan Ljubicic.