Wimbledon 2015: Brits to watch

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Andy Murray lifting Wimbledon trophy in 2013PA
British fans will be backing Andy Murray for Wimbledon success. But who are the other Brits playing in this year's tournament?

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will be the main focus at this year's championships with British fans hoping he will win the title for a second time.

Andy will face Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan in the first round on Tuesday.

But there are nine other British players who will be looking for glory during the tournament too.

Here's a look at the five British men and four British women competing.

Liam Broady

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Wimbledon 2015: Liam Broady beats Marinko Matosevic

Age: 21

Born: Stockport, England

World Ranking: 182

Wimbledon Match Record (before 2015): Won 0, Lost 0

First Round Match: Liam beat Australia's Marinko Matosevic 5-7 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-3

Interesting Fact: He started 2014 ranked 470th in the world and has risen to his current ranking of 182nd

Heather Watson

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Watson digs deep to beat Garcia

Age: 23

Born: Guernsey

World Ranking: 59

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 3, Lost 5

First Round Match: Heather beat France's Caroline Garcia 1-6 6-3 8-6

Interesting Fact: When Heather won the Hobart Open at the beginning of 2015, she became the first British woman since 1985 to win two WTA Tour titles in her career.

James Ward

James WardPA

Age: 28

Born: London, England

World Ranking: 111

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 1, Lost 5

First Round Match: James beat Italy's Luca Vanni 6-7 (4-7) 6-2 6-4 6-3

Interesting Fact: James has played a key role in Great Britain's recent Davis Cup success. He was part of a team with Andy Murray that beat USA in March.

Laura Robson

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Robson falls to valiant defeat

Age: 21

Born: Melbourne, Australia

World Ranking: Unranked

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 4, Lost 5

First Round Match: Laura lost to Russia's Evgeniya Rodina 4-6 4-6

Interesting Fact: Laura returns to Wimbledon for the first time since 2013 after a wrist injury forced her to miss last year's tournament.

Aljaz Bedene

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Bedene's 'sensational' winner at Wimbledon

Age: 25

Born: Ljubljana, Slovenia

World Ranking: 75

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 0, Lost 2

First Round Match: Aljaz beat Czech Republic's Radek Stepanek 7-5 1-6 4-6 6-3 6-4

Interesting Fact: Bedene was born in Slovenia but has lived in the UK for seven years and became a British citizen in March this year.

Johanna Konta

Johanna Konta of Great Britain in actionALlsport/getty images

Age: 24

Born: Sydney, Australia

World Ranking: 126

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 0, Lost 3

First Round Match: Johanna lost to Russia's Maria Sharapova 2-6 2-6

Interesting Fact: She has performed well in the run-up to Wimbledon, defeating two top-20 players on her way to the quarter-finals in Eastbourne, where she now lives.

Kyle Edmund

Kyle EdmundReuters

Age: 20

Born: Johannesburg, South Africa

World Ranking: 101

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 0, Lost 2

First Round Match: Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov beat Kyle 7-6 (7-4) 6-1 6-2

Interesting Fact: He won the Junior Doubles title at both the French and US Open.

Naomi Broady

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Age: 25

Born: Stockport, England

World Ranking: 200

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 1, Lost 3

First Round Match: Naomi was defeated by Colombia's Mariana Duque-Marino 6-7 3-6

Interesting Fact: Her best ever performance at Wimbledon was in 2014 when Naomi reached the second round. She is also the older sister of Liam Broady.

Brydan Klein

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Age: 25

Born: Perth, Australia

World Ranking: 177

Wimbledon Match Record: Won 0, Lost 0

First Round Match: Italy's Andreas Seppi defeated Brydan 6-3 6-2 6-2

Interesting Fact: Brydan's family are tennis mad. His father, Verne, was a tennis coach and high school teacher and his older brother also played tennis competitively for a short time.