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Posted by Raj on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, In : The Lonely Road To The Top 

For once the sun was shining and the winds took a day off. The temperature climbed as did the crowd anticipation of a British player qualifying for Wimbledon next week. 

10 players remained. 7 women and 3 men.

Qualifying has no winner. From a total of 224 players fighting for a grand prize of a 1st round draw at the All England Club only 28 will make it through.

All 3rd round winners get into the main.

Sadly by the end of the day the mood was a dour as the overcast skies as no British pla...

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Qualifying! The Countdown To Wimbledon Begins.

Posted by Raj on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, In : The Lonely Road To The Top 

Fighting for main rounds has begun on the green grass of the National Training Centre (NTC).

The stakes are high, with a guaranteed first round place in Wimbledon's main draw and a £23,500 cheque (62% up on last year).     

Sadly Dan Evans failed in his quest yesterday going down to 31 year old Spaniard Daniel Munoz-de la Nava in 3 sets.

However new Brit Dave Rice, and a resurgent Jamie Baker safely reached the second round.

“Veteran” Alex Bogdanovic also pulled through.

Sadly fello...

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