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Tennis: Wimbledon day five

LONDON (Reuters) – Highlights of day five of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Friday (all times GMT):

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Play on the fifth day of Wimbledon began on time under mostly cloudy conditions, with the temperature hovering around 19 degrees Celsius (66.2°F).

Competing in the third round, Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova started her match against compatriot Tereza Martincova on Court Two and Russian fifth seed Andrey Rublev began his match against Italy’s Fabio Fognini on Court Three.

World number one Novak Djokovic and twice champion Andy Murray are also in action later.

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(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru)

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