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It's been a good day at Wimbledon for young British tennis star Katie Swan, who continues to make progress in the girls tournament.
The 16-year-old from Bristol, on the near side of the court, beat America's Sophia Kenin to reach the quarter-finals at the All England Club.
The match was interrupted by rain a couple of times but Swan kept her head to win in two straight sets.
Bath's Samantha Murray has lost to Maria Sharapova in the first round of Wimbledon.
The wildcard entry was beaten in straight sets by the number 5 seed - 6-1, 6-0.
Bath tennis player Samantha Murray takes to the court for the biggest match of her career at Wimbledon later today.
The 26 year old will face Maria Sharapova this afternoon. It'll be a tough match for the wildcard entrant who trains in Bath. The World Number Five is on a run of good form after winning the French Open.
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Two tennis players based at the University of Bath are finishing their preparations for this year's Wimbledon tournament, which gets underway on Monday.
Samantha Murray has been handed a wildcard entry into the women's singles for the second year running and Bath academy team mate Anna Smith will contest the doubles.
The biggest women's tennis tournament in our region is underway in Barnstaple, the GB Pro-Series is taking place at the Tarka Tennis Centre.
Many of the world's best tennis players are taking part, including the former British number one Heather Watson.
And the mother of Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray is also there in her role as British women's captain.
The British Federation Cup captain Judy Murray has been at the AEGON pro series Barnstaple this morning.
The mother of British number one Andy Murray is in North Devon to watch the players who might make up part of her Fed cup team next year.
Nine British players are taking part along with a number of others hoping to qualify for the Barnstaple tournament.
Ms Murray also commented on the great facilities for indoor tennis in North Devon.