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Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray begins defence with win over Alexander Bublik

Wimbledon 2017: Andy Murray begins defence with win over Alexander Bublik

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Wimbledon 2017 on the BBC
Venue: All England Club Dates: 3-16 July Starts: 11:30 BST
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Britain’s Andy Murray began the defence of his Wimbledon title with a straight-set win over Kazakhstan’s Alexander Bublik on Centre Court.

The Scot won 6-1 6-4 6-2, despite a hip injury which disrupted his build-up.

Murray, the world number one, hit 29 winners and maintained his form either side of a rain break in the third set to win in one hour and 44 minutes.

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