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Murray in best form of his life ahead of Tsonga match

Murray wins Queens fifth timeTennis – Wimbledon: French 12th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga stands between Andy Murray and a further step towards winning a second Wimbledon title.

Murray is said to be in his best ever form and with world number one Novak Djokovic out, the Scot is favourite to lift the trophy next Sunday.

He has a 12-2 advantage in head-to-head meetings with Tsonga, including two previous wins at Wimbledon.

Among the other quarter-finals, seven-times champion Roger Federer faces his toughest set this year against Croatian ninth seed Marin Cilic.

The 34-year-old Swiss has been suffering from injury which might just hinder his performance and prevent him winning a record eighth Wimbledon title.

DAY NINE ORDER OF PLAY
Centre Court – play starts at 13:00 BST
Roger FEDERER (Sui) [3] v Marin CILIC (Cro) [9]
Jo-Wilfried TSONGA (Fra) [12] v Andy MURRAY (GB) [2]
Court One – play starts at 13:00 BST
Sam QUERREY (US) [28] v Milos RAONIC (Can) [6]
Tomas BERDYCH (Cze) [10] v Lucas POUILLE (Fra) [32]

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Gareth BaleFootball – Euro 2016: Wales are looking to overcome Portugal and book an unlikely place at the Euro 2016 final in Paris next weekend.

The Welsh are in confident form following their 3-1 victory over a talented Belgium team who were one of the pre-tournament favourites.

Tonight’s match in Lyon pitches Real Madrid stars Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo in opposition, but the game is set up for a thriller with Portugal benefiting from other top class players and the Welsh proving they are no pushovers.

England were the last British team to reach the final of a World Cup or European Championship 50 years ago.

“We’ll be the underdogs, but we believe in each other,” said manager Coleman.

Jonathan Ford, chairman of the Football Association of Wales, told BBC Sport: “It is history in the making, it’s a dream come true.

“These players will run through brick walls for us. This has been a fantastic demonstration of team spirit, team morale, teamwork.

“Sport and culture are the two things that really help us define Wales and the Welsh people.”

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Football – Europa League: Hearts will hope to build on an unconvincing first leg victory over Infonet when they travel to Tallinn tonight.

Victory would set up a second qualifying round tie against Maltese side Birkirkara, who beat Bosnian outfit NK Siroki Brijeg 2-0on for a 3-1 aggregate win.

Striker Robbie Muirhead and midfielder Morgaro Gomis are likely to feature for the Tynecastle side though they will be without midfielder, Don Cowie.

Defender Jordan McGhee has been allowed to join promoted Middlesbrough on loan.

 

 

 

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