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Wimbledon: The best photos

Updated 2228 GMT (0628 HKT) June 24, 2013
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Britain's Andy Murray serves against Germany's Benjamin Becker during their first-round match on the first day of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships in London on Monday, June 24. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Chair umpires work on the outside courts during Wimbledon on June 24. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Sloane Stephens of the United States plays a forehand during her first-round match against Jamie Hampton of the United States on June 24. Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images
Australia's Lleyton Hewitt celebrates beating Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka on June 24. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Spectators enjoy a bowl of strawberries and cream on June 24 during Wimbledon at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Australian fans cheer for Hewitt during his day one match against Wawrinka of Switzerland. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Croatia's Marin Cilic serves against Cyprus' Marcos Baghdatis on his way to victory in their first-round match on June 24. Cilic won 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Belgium's David Goffin returns against France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during their first-round match on June 24. Tsonga won in straight sets 7-6, 6-4, 6-3. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
Fans cheer for Andy Murray of Great Britain during his first-round match against Benjamin Becker of Germany on June 24. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Tsonga serves against Goffin on June 24. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
A worker updates the Wimbledon scoreboard on June 24. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Tsonga serves against Goffin during their first-round match on June 24. GLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images
In an opening-round upset, Spain's Rafael Nadal lost to Belgium's Steve Darcis 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 on June 24. It marks the first time Nadal has been eliminated in the first round of a Grand Slam event. He was eliminated in the second round of Wimbledon last year. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Darcis, ranked No. 135 in the world, celebrates match point against Nadal on June 24. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images
Maria Sharapova of Russia stretches for a forehand during her first-round match against Kristina Mladenovic of France on June 24. Sharapova won 7-6 (7-5), 6-3. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus falls during a point against Portugal's Maria Joao Kohler during her first-round match on June 24. Azarenka won 6-1, 6-2. BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images
Switzerland's Roger Federer celebrates after defeating Romania's Victor Hanescu 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 during their men's first-round match on June 24. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images
Pippa Middleton and James Middleton, siblings of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, talk during the match between Hanescu and Federer on June 24. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France plays a forehand against David Goffin of Belgium on June 24. Tsonga won 7-6 (7-4), 6-4, 6-3. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Fans queue for entry into the grounds on the first day of the tournament on June 24. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
Marinko Matosevic of Australia reacts during his match against Guillaume Rufin of France on June 24. Rufin won 6-1, 4-6, 7-4, 6-3. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images