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Wimbledon honour for Elijah

An 11-year-old from Brixton who is battling leukaemia performed the coin toss at today's historic Wimbledon final.

Elijah Ortiz-Herrera was representing Make-A-Wish Foundation UK, a charity which grants wishes to children and young people fighting life-threatening conditions.

He was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in February 2010 and has to have regular blood tests, chemotherapy and lumbar punctures.

He is a keen tennis fan but struggles to play because of the side-effects of his treatment.

Today was his first time at the All England Club.

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