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Andy Murray puts hip injury behind him in Wimbledon first round win

Obviously I’m training very hard, working very hard. I felt comfortable underfoot today.Britons Cameron Norrie and Heather Watson are handed Court Two slots, with Norrie first on at 11.30am against Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Watson in the fourth match as she plays Belgium’s Maryna Zanevska. “I feel like I’ve done that”.Andy Murray found a new fan yesterday as he prepared to start the defence of his Wimbledon title – cartoon phenomenon Peppa Pig.However, the only real moments of concern for Murray came in the opening game when he trailed 15-40 and at the end of the second set, when Bublik had three chances to get back on serve.Konta has said she is fit enough to play seven matches at SW19 but her progress will not be straightforward. “I’ve felt fairly calm the last few days”.Following a shaky start, Murray reeled off five straight games to clinch the first set and although Bublik showed fight to stay in touch throughout the second, the home favourite took a commanding lead. “I feel like I’ve done that”.He continued: “Over the years I have entered plenty of tournaments with less than ideal preparation, you just need to accept that it will be the case sometimes and find a way”.”But really once you get out there, I don’t feel like I’m coming in trying to defend something”.”Maybe it adds a little bit extra pressure, especially at this slam with the way the scheduling is, that you’re the first one out there on Centre Court”. In all likelihood we’ll see one of the “Big Four” win the event, with Murray, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer once again the top contenders to win the title.Against lesser players it has proved a sound strategy for many years.”That was why I had to take the break to try to give it a chance to settle down, calm down a bit”.And former Wimbledon champ Boris Becker, who watched Murray play out the comfortable victory, said: “We weren’t sure about Murray at the beginning of the match but we are much smarter now. I let myself down and I never got into the match”. “I’ll be fine to play seven matches”.