Jess Ennis-Hill has joined the flock of British supporters backing Andy Murray at Wimbledon this year. 

She exclusively told her official Facebook page: "I have not been able to make it to Wimbledon this year - but love the tennis and will be watching as much as I can of course, particularly Andy Murray. #comeonmurray"

Murray has made steady progress in this year's tournament, defeating Benjamin Becker, Yen-Hsun Lu and Tommy Robredo - without dropping a set straight.

The 26-year-old Olympic and US Open winner looks to have a favourable draw, after the shock exits of former champions Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal.

Murray, who lost in the final of SW19 last year, now knows that he won't face any player ranked in the world's top ten before the final. 

This year British hopes are not solely on the Scot however, with female number one Laura Robson having advanced to the last 16 at the All England Club for the first time in her career.

World number two Murray plays his fourth round match against Mikhail Youzhny later today. Robson is next in singles action against world number 46 Kaia Kanepi from Estonia.

 

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