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Tennis: Rain Prevents Queen's C'ship Final

06-13-2011 14:25 BJT

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Disappointment for British tennis fans, hoping to witness a victory for Andy Murray in Sunday's final of the Queen's tournament. Dire predictions proved accurate - with heavy, steady rain falling throughout the morning.

The weather could not dampen the spirits of some - and early in the afternoon there was some respite from the lashing. The covers came off - only to be replaced when the next belt of showers swept in, half-an-hour later.

Play was officially called off for the day at just after four thirty local time. Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga never made it out onto the court. Instead, they channeled their aggression into a bout of table-tennis. Tsonga won the match two-sets-to-one.

Rain covered glass obscures spectators as they shelter under an
umbrella, as rain delays the start of the singles final tennis
match between Britain's Andy Murray and France's Jo-Wilfried
Tsonga at the Queen's Club grass court tennis championships in
London, Sunday, June 12, 2011.(AP Photo/Sang Tan)

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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