Murray will be fit to play, insists Lendl

The world number one Andy Murray has raised fresh injury concerns ahead of Wimbledon by withdrawing from his exhibition match at the Hurlingham Club. I like all the NextGen guys. "Unlike [the build up to] Paris, he is hitting the ball really well". Maybe at, like, the age of six, I thought: 'OK, I can play like him.' After that I don't remember anyone. "I have nothing to lose".

Elsewhere, world number two Novak Djokovic managed just nine minutes of play against Canadian Vasek Pospisil at Eastbourne before rain led to play being cancelled for the day.

Would his lightheartedness undermine his commitment to his job? I can't think of my life without tennis.

Djokovic, who has not played a pre-Wimbledon warm-up tournament since Queen's in 2010, was making his first appearance at the event but his first round clash with Vasek Pospisil lasted less than two games. Actually, if people don't believe in him, he's going to be better than we expect, because he often finds a lot of motivation when people are against him. Right now, I am trying.

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The women's draw sees World No.1 and last year's beaten finalist Angelique Kerber of Germany top the seedings with Romania's Simona Halep, Czech Karolina Pliskova and Ukrainian Elina Svitolina rounding up the top four. "There is no guarantee that I won't do well at Wimbledon, but it certainly would have helped to have had more matches". I won the tournament in Dubai.

"I'm just glad I held my composure, my nerves". It's important I get back to winning ways and that's all I'm thinking about.

On Tuesday the same problem led to him pulling out of facing France's Lucas Pouille, with the Scot having also suffered from shingles, the flu and an elbow injury amid his inconsistent form so far in 2017. One thing is certain: there will be more laughs on court on Monday.

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