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Fans still out in force on Murray Mound despite rain

Heavy rain does not stop fans flocking to Murray Mound.
Heavy rain did not stop fans flocking to Murray Mound. Credit: PA

Heavy rain didn't stop Andy Murray fans flocking to watch his game against Kevin Anderson from Murray Mound.

Many huddled under umbrellas or donned ponchos to keep dry as Murray played his third set.

This fan raises a smile despite the showers as Murray wins his first two sets.
This fan raises a smile despite the showers as Murray wins his first two sets. Credit: PA

But at least these ladies managed to nab themselves a seat instead of sitting on the soggy grass.

Fans brace the rain to watch Murray at Wimbledon.
Fans brace the rain to watch Murray at Wimbledon. Credit: PA

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Murray game continues but no sign of rain stopping

The rain shows no sign of slowing down at Wimbledon but spirits were not dampened as the Murray game continues into the second set.

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Roof is closed on Centre Court due to rain

The roof on Centre Court had to be closed after rain halted Murray's match against Anderson during the second set.

Play is expected to resume shortly.

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Net coming down and covers coming over Centre Court. Play is suspended while we close the roof. #Wimbledon http://t.co/vnKWNEL9D3

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Sir Richard Branson watches Murray from royal box

Sir Richard Branson cheers on Britain's Andy Murray with his daughter Holly.
Sir Richard Branson cheers on Britain's Andy Murray with his daughter Holly. Credit: PA

Sir Richard Branson and his daughter Holly cheer on Andy Murray from the royal box at Wimbledon.

Also spotted in prime seats in the royal box was former football supremo Sir Alex Ferguson.

Sir Alex Ferguson shares a joke as he watches the Murray game.
Sir Alex Ferguson shares a joke as he watches the Murray game. Credit: PA
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