Wimbledon 2024: The lineup for center court on Day 2

Day two of round one of Wimbledon 2024 occurs on July 2 and here is the lineup for center court on the second day of the event.
Andy Murray at Wimbledon 2024
Andy Murray at Wimbledon 2024 / Clive Brunskill/GettyImages

There is a great possibility that center court at Wimbledon on Tuesday could see the end of an era. There is no Rafael Nadal at the event this year, and the favorites might be young stars Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz. On day two of the grass-court mojo, though, former champions Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic were originally scheduled to play at different times.

There is a decent possibility that both will not play in 2025. Murray is the most certain one to not play at the major again. He has already heavily implied that the Olympics will be his final event. Djokovic has yet to make a final this year and is coming off knee surgery in June. His form will be in question.

Even 2023 ladies' champion Marketa Vondrousova might not be 100 percent. Two weeks ago at the ecotrans Ladies Open in Berlin, she fell and was eventually forced to retire. She claims to be fully healthy for Wimbledon, but that is what a top-end player entering an event is supposed to say.

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Sticking with tradition, Vondrousova, having won Wimbledon last year, will begin day two on center court. Her match will begin at 13:30 local time in London (8:30 am ET). She will play 21-year-old Jessica Bouzas Maneiro. The Spaniard is currently ranked 83 on the WTA tour and has never made it past the first round of any Grand Slam event.

She did defeat Paula Badosa at the Madrid Open in April, though, so she is more dangerous than maybe at first glance. Vondrousova should be able to overpower the Spaniard, though, if healthy.

Following the Vondrousova-Maneiro match will be Novak Djokovic taking on Vit Kopriva. The latter has a losing record in his career and should not have the serve to keep the Serb off balance. This will be a good experience for Djokovic, however, as he can get some work in and see how his knee reacts.

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Finishing up the day after Djokovic versus Kopriva will be Andy Murray. Murray, of course, will be the heavy fan-favorite as he is the only Brit since 1937 to have won the UK major. Due to injuries and the toll they have taken on his form, he is a shell of his former self. He will have a difficult time getting by 23-year-old Czech Tomas Machac.

Win or lose, the Olympics seem to be Murray's final event of his career. On Tuesday, he announced he is withdrawing from the event at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club due to having recent surgery on a spinal cyst, which means tennis fans will probably never see Andy Murray play Wimbledon in singles.

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