Cameron Norrie: 'I'm the last Brit standing' at Wimbledon

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Cameron Norrie is the only British tennis player in the singles tournament left in at Wimbledon, after he made it through to his first Grand Slam quarter-final.

He beat American Tommy Paul 6-4 7-5 6-4 on Court One on Sunday.

"Unfortunately I'm the last [Briton] standing," said the 26-year-old.

"But I think it's even more reason for everyone to get behind me."

Norrie, who is British men's number one, will now face David Goffin in their last eight match on Tuesday.

He is the first British man to reach the singles quarter-finals since Andy Murray in 2017 and first British player since Johanna Konta in 2019.

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Heather Watson is out of the competition

Elsewhere, Heather Watson lost her match to Germany's Jule Niemeier 6-2 6-4 on Centre Court.

Watson said she had missed "a big opportunity" in what would have been her first Grand Slam quarter-final had she won.

The British number four has played on every day of the tournament so far and was competing in her first major fourth-round match.

"I know when I light it up, I can play really well and beat anyone on my day, just like anyone on tour," she said.

"I'll look back and be proud of myself I think for this week. But right now I'm a bit disappointed."

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Novak Djokovic is joined by Roger Federer for a celebration of 100 years of Wimbledon's Centre Court

Watson's match had followed a celebration of 100 years of Centre Court with several of the tournament's most legendary players, including Andy Murray, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

Defending champion Djokovic could still win his seventh Wimbledon title this year having beaten Dutch player Tim van Rijthoven in four sets on Sunday.

Djokovic, who is the tournament's top seed, won 6-2 4-6 6-1 6-2 on Centre Court and will meet Italy's Jannik Sinner next.

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Venus Williams and Jamie Murray play together in the mixed doubles

Meanwhile Andy Murray's brother, Jamie Murray and his mixed-doubles partner Venus Williams were knocked out in their last 16 match.

Murray and Williams had lots of chances to win - with five match points - but were beaten by British pair Jonny O'Mara and Alicia Barnett in a thrilling final-set tie-break, 3-6 6-4 7-6 (18-16).

Jamie Murray is back in action on Monday with men's doubles partner, Brazilian Bruno Soares in their last 16 match against Australian John Peers and Slovakian Filip Polášek.

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