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the fan parks and pubs will be packed again tomorrow — england's progress creating an economic boom around every big screen. the players are aware of the growing support, just as they grow into this tournament themselves. the low—profile group stage wins before they announce their arrival at the party with that victory this week. they're one win away from making it back—to—back major semifinals for the first time but, first things first, that mantra again — get things right tomorrow. well, the england players are on their way now, and gareth southgate has a fully fit squad available, all 26 raring to go, not many nations heading into the quarterfinals have that luxury. olly foster, bbc news, st george's park. people getting nervous already!
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it was a warmer day and what a fine place to spend that time on the white sand beaches of the western isles. there were one or two storms around. the weekend though, those storms will be much more intense and widespread. could cause some problems. overnight, showers and thunderstorms clearing away. a band of boundary rain edging its way in. it turn quite muddy. tomorrow, this first band of thundery rain pushes northwards. 30 mm and rain and could cause some localised surface water flooding. but the way the winds are, that will tend to lock this line of thunderstorms across parts of to england. we could see a0 to 80 mm of rainfall. that could cause us some bloody issues.
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you're watching bbc news. i'm jane hill. these are the headlines. the labour leaders or kill starmer has welcomed victory in the election. —— sir keir starmer has welcomed. the cases to be dropped against two former soldiers facing murder charges from northern ireland troubles without including from lettie sunday. angela merkel has met borisjohnson at chequers and discuss whether covid restrictions could be ease for britain's visiting germany stop the family of saskia jones commemorated by a convicted terrorist fish mongers how have called for the leaders of the organisation behind the event to step down. —— fish mongers hall. senior doctors in england are to be pelleted on industrial action, if the government proposed 1% pay rise isn't improved. —— and piloted.
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now all the latest news coming up at seven, but right now it is time for sportsday. hello and welcome to sportsday. i'm cheten pa rtak. the sun has shown here most of the day and the fans are waiting andy murray. work to do for dan evans at wimbledon — the british number one is heading out on centre court as it currently stands. a classic on centre court as ons jabeur gets past garbine muguruza to reach the fourth round for the first time and i'mjohn watson in rome — where england are preparing
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for their euro 2020 quarter fibal against ukraine. it comes to spain are being held by switzerland in the first of the matches in the last eight of euro 2020. and i'm gavin ramjaun — from the bbc sport centre.. also coming up in the programme. yet more tears at the tour de france as slovenia's matta moritch completes the set — a stage won at every grand tour. and one of the stars of the track — sha'carri richardson — is set to miss the tokyo olympics. after the american tested positive for cannabis. welcome along and thank you for joining us. live here at wimbledon with their anticipation is building for another night, prime time with
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andy mary after all the excitement of monday against nicholas bewley, that went to four sets. 5 cents against oscar come everybody biting their nails on wednesday. and now we are a way to the third round match against dennis shepard biloba but if the british fans here that the mesh before that would be easy, for the british number one dan evans, they can think again. dan evans currently on the centre court is fighting to stay in the championships. let's see if we can bring you live pictures of centre court now. it is a set. dan evans against the american 20—year—old who took the first set was that dan evans did find his game, great variety and grey problems over evans but sebastian just will not go away. when the third set 6—3. he has broken back a
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short while ago. at the moment, he is serving to level up the fourth set to dan evans who is wimbledon hanging in the balance there and andy murray will follow that match on centre court. we will keep you updated on how evans gets on. staying with the men's of how the well number one novak djokovic in action today as well, things were far easier for action today as well, things were far easierfor him in the end, as lydia campbell reports. it was ten years ago i wimbledon novak djokovic first became the well number one. now he is on a quest to win his 20th grand slam title. on the opposite side of the court, dennis was the man exciting the crowd in early stages. but in the blink of an item of the reigning champion turned it on. when break point was all he needed to take the first set. the second set started with both players landing blows.
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kudla getting it through with pride and his opponents. this was picture perfect but that that's getting it from the crowd. even when djokovic, kudla was pushing him of the way. his reaction to this showing just how much djokovic going to cents up. then kudla found himself or have to wind up in the third set. this was a chance. but to beat djokovic, you often need more than that. he broke back, forcing the tie—break. and despite throwing everything he had djokovic, it was the wales number one who have the final say. novak was on but kudla left wondering what might have been. —— the world number one. giving depth is never a question. you always try to get your best, your maximum out there. particularly when you're playing one of the
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biggest tennis tournament in the world —— giving up. at least let me, it is the biggest. i always dreamed of winning wimbledon when i was a kid. good one for novak djokovic. cristian garin away some of the fourth round. many people here feeling djokovic is walking his way to the title. it would be a record equalling 20th grand slam if he can get it. the women's draw feels much more open, and the best games of these championships in the first few days have surely been on the women's side. today we had another one. a terrific match with ons jabeur who continues to make history at these championships. she is into the fourth round after beating the 2017 champion guardini eight muguruza coming from a set down. she is the first arab woman, the first north african woman to get this far at wimbledon. she had real nerves at match point. we saw her vomit in the
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corner of the centre court before she served out for victory. but a terrific for her, she called it afterwards the biggest win of her life. iam very i am very happy and honestly this is the first time i've been on centre court and it is amazing energy. thank you, guys. the energy is amazing. and i think come i plate on the fourth centre court before, and this is i want here, this... i am so happy. what a story for ons jabeur, who won the birmingham classic a few weeks ago. one person commentating joins me now. the former british number one annabelle kroft. how good was that when for her? film one annabelle kroft. how good was that when for her?— one annabelle kroft. how good was that when for her? oh my goodness. one of the most _ that when for her? oh my goodness. one of the most stunning _ that when for her? oh my goodness. one of the most stunning tennis - one of the most stunning tennis matches i've ever had the pleasant to live at pleasure, teddy. such a contrast in tiles with the former champion muguruza liz hart a flat,
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ground strokes, deep to the baseline but one dimensional and then you had this creative artistry from ons jabeur, who is a real trailblazer for air woman jabeur, who is a real trailblazer forairwoman and first jabeur, who is a real trailblazer for air woman and first floor and all my goodness, she brought the biggest box of tricks out there on the core issue brought it altogether. —— arab woman. the crowd just got behind her. the tennis was so beautiful. it was very emotional, we went on a journey throughout the course of the match and as you say, a very emotional towards the end because she was being sick at the corner of the emotion but it was a really spine tingling and a lot of goose months watching that. she is tarauetin goose months watching that. she is targeting the _ goose months watching that. she is targeting the semi _ goose months watching that. she is targeting the semi finals _ goose months watching that. she is targeting the semi finals now. - goose months watching that. she is targeting the semi finals now. we've seen so many of the top seeds go out on the women's side. how open this this dealfor you? that on the women's side. how open this this deal for you? that if you like anybody can get themselves into the final if they get around? it honestly does. muguruza was one of the names in the mix. —— if they can get a rant. she's won the champions before. there is so many names now in thejob before. there is so many names now in the job that that are just coming
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through, a lot of youngsters, including her next appointment was when a grand slam at the french but i think she is so new to tennis on the grass, she won the juniors but it is such a big step up to the senior spine care. there are so many names that can honestly win it. you could keep throwing their names up in the air and you just don't know. it is likely grand national. i think as we get further into the tournament, and the pressure starts tournament, and the pressure starts to ramp up because they know they are many opportunities, it is not like we are saying serena williams of them the trough and has went to so many times and we think the favourite is her. you can't really say that because anybody who is and he could win it. it say that because anybody who is and he could win it.— he could win it. it feels and contrasted _ he could win it. it feels and contrasted the _ he could win it. it feels and contrasted the men's - he could win it. it feels and contrasted the men's job i he could win it. it feels and contrasted the men's job in he could win it. it feels and - contrasted the men's job in the majority of people feel novak djokovic possibly title to lose without us he would then evans is doing at the moment. he's making everybody back to fingernails. —— bite theirfingernails. he is everybody back to fingernails. —— bite their fingernails. he is a quarter of five up but that what the you make of evans in this match? 50
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you make of evans in this match? sr much pressure on him on you make of evans in this match? srs much pressure on him on centre. he is getting quite stressed out there. i haven't had a chance to watch a bit of it. sebastian is only 25 but he has a son of a former champion, from a real sporting dynasty. his mother was on the tour when i was playing. —— he is the son of a former champion. and his sisters are on the trail. a an amazing sporting family. he has so much presence. he is a rising star of the future. this is a rising star of the future. this is hard work. he has a lot of power from the back of the corporate a lot of structure to his tennis where he is not afraid to move forward and finish points at the net. he is very tall and he move extremely well for somebody that tile. at the moment, dan evans is in a lot of trouble. you can see the stress raising. we can still get a fix that. that would hold up. looks like it is heading that way. hold up. looks like it is heading that wa . v hold up. looks like it is heading thatwa. v . ~ hold up. looks like it is heading thatwa. �*, ., ,, that way. let's talk quickly about andy murray- —
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that way. let's talk quickly about andy murray. how _ that way. let's talk quickly about andy murray. how do _ that way. let's talk quickly about andy murray. how do you - that way. let's talk quickly about andy murray. how do you a - that way. let's talk quickly about andy murray. how do you a his l andy murray. how do you a his chances tonight? he andy murray. how do you a his chances tonight?— andy murray. how do you a his chances toniaht? ., ., , , , chances tonight? he had a surprising eve bod chances tonight? he had a surprising everybody that's _ chances tonight? he had a surprising everybody that's how _ chances tonight? he had a surprising everybody that's how do _ chances tonight? he had a surprising everybody that's how do you - chances tonight? he had a surprising everybody that's how do you rank - chances tonight? he had a surprising everybody that's how do you rank hisj everybody that's how do you rank his chances. he's back here since 2017. he's had the hip surgery. he's got a mental health. the two matches we seen him play, three and a half hours, the first one but that —— he has a metal hip. a few nights ago, forfinishing late at has a metal hip. a few nights ago, for finishing late at night, has a metal hip. a few nights ago, forfinishing late at night, almost four hours whom i think tonight it depends on how his body has responded to so much tennis. and so much emotion, but he is up against a big star of the men's game, young player who was on the top ten. just dropped outside, lefty, really explosive power and beautiful boss tracker and beautiful lefty serve and opens up the court with big strikes but the murray is such a clever tactician that he will be using all the slices and the drop shot and katty tennis and putting the ball into aqua places to make his opponent feel uncomfortable and he gets a little bit nervous.
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they'll be interesting to see how his opponent copes with the overwhelming crowd which both murray's previous upon his head to face. it is not easy. it is like being thrown to the lions in a gladiatorial environment. in anticipation is building. thank you so much. we look forward to the murray matchup. we will keep you updated on what dan evans is doing. but is not just but is notjust building karrie in wimbledon. it is building in rome to an exciting match tomorrow. england and ukraine. john watson is in the italian capitalfor us. yes hello. good evening. welcome to rome. the stadio olimpico behind me were england will take on ukraine tomorrow in the crucial quarterfinal. the city committee feels very different. it doesn't have the feel of a city that is about the host such a huge game. usually you would see fans mingling,
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gathering ahead of a game. with covid and the restrictions as they are in the limited number of fans, as we know who will be inside the stadium tomorrow to watch england and share their team on, we know only two and half thousand tickets if that had been released to england nationals living in italy and elsewhere in europe who can watch the game with people in the uk being told not to travel. a very different feel. that is not to take anything away from the enormity of this game. and the significance of it as we know. england, gareth southgate, they train this morning at saint georges park. the last training session before tomorrow. the players were put through their paces. they've only had two days preparation for the book of the squad. —— book of the squad. they left and the part it on a coach for birmingham airport and took off early on this afternoon and have now touched down here in rome. there
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will be heading to the team

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