Wimbledon 2013: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams in spotlight after stars slump

Other big guns hoping to avoid embarrassing exits include Spanish fourth seed David Ferrer, who plays compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut, and former US Open champion Juan Martin del Potro, who opens the Centre Court programme against Canada's Jesse Levine.

updated: June 27, 2013 10:38 IST
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London: Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams will be under intense pressure at Wimbledon on Thursday as the All England Club comes to terms with one of the most astonishing days in the history of the tournament. (I'm not finished yet, says Roger Federer)

The famous old courts of the grass-court Grand Slam were rocked like never before on Wednesday as seven former world number ones crashed out, with defending champion Roger Federer and world number three Maria Sharapova the biggest names to fall. (Unscathed Murray into third round)

With the established order under threat, Djokovic, the world number one and reigning Australian Open champion, will be desperate to avoid a giant-killing when he faces American Bobby Reynolds, ranked 156th, on Centre Court.

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