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- Paire has had decent results at Wimbledon before, reaching the third round on his last two visits, but he has lost all three of his grass-court singles matches this season
- He was heading into doubles action on Wednesday, partnering Tomasz Bednarek against Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Dmitry Tursunov
Players normally fall over themselves to anoint Wimbledon as the most special tournament, but Benoit Paire told L'Equipe:
"I'm not at all sad to leave this place where the atmosphere displeases me greatly. Simply, I hate Wimbledon and I'm happy to leave as soon as possible."
France's Benoit Paire insisted he was happy after losing in the first round of Wimbledon because he hates the All England Club. The world number 71 was beaten in four sets on Tuesday by Lukas Rosol, who will now play Rafael Nadal.
If you were hoping to sip a nice cup of tea at Wimbledon while watching the tennis, you may have to re-think your plans. Organisers have banned tea flasks because of concerns about terrorism.
Any one heading into the All England Club will have their tea flask confiscated. It comes in response to the Boston bombings last year when a pressure cooker was used as a weapon. Speaking to The Telegraph, Caroline Fiennes, a philanthropy adviser said:
"I have always thought it rather delightful that one can take in food and drink. I’ve always taken a flask of tea but this year you can’t take them in, so I had to check mine in the left luggage before security — tea and all. Disaster."
Read more from ITV London: 'Oh my God' says woman whose dog was saved by Andy Murray
Judy Murray has spoken about the moment her son stopped traffic to rescue a dog on his way to train for Wimbledon. Andy Murray came to the rescue of the labradoodle at the weekend as it ran towards oncoming cars.
Judy Murray said to her son: "What you doing? You're on the way to Wimbledon and you're going to get run over."
Not surprisingly the dog's owner was shocked to see who had saved her precious labradoodle, adding: "Andy was sitting in the car and she just went, 'Oh my God'."
Speaking to BBC Radio Five Live earlier this week Andy Murray said:
"I met the owner and she was happy I'd picked it up. "The dog was pretty strong, I don't think it really wanted me to grab it by the collar and put it in the car but thankfully the dog was fine and it's all good."
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Andy Murray stopped traffic as he came to the rescue of a dog running towards oncoming cars.
On his way to practice at the All England Club in Wimbledon, the Scot made an unscheduled stop to save the labradoodle and then returned it to its owner.
Andy Murray told BBC Radio Five Live:
"I was driving to practice and there was a dog running along the road. I parked the car and got out and tried to stop the traffic because the dog was running towards the oncoming traffic. I ran into the road, stopped the traffic and I managed to get the dog onto the back seat of my car.
"Then I drove to the place where all of the people walk their dogs, which is literally just round the corner. I called the number on the tag and amazingly my two dogs walk with that dog quite a lot. I met the owner and she was happy I'd picked it up.
"The dog was pretty strong, I don't think it really wanted me to grab it by the collar and put it in the car but thankfully the dog was fine and it's all good."