Wimbledon draw: Andy Murray to play fellow Briton Liam Broady in first round

Andy Murray will face fellow Briton Liam Broady in the first round of Wimbledon, which starts on Monday.

Former champion Murray has never played Broady, the world number 234 who has received a wildcard to the tournament.

Compatriot James Ward, also a wildcard, will play defending champion Novak Djokovic in his opening match.

In the women’s singles, British number one Johanna Konta faces Puerto Rican Monica Puig, while Serena Williams will face a qualifier or lucky loser.

Sixteenth seed Konta, ranked 18th in the world, has met Puig once.

The Australian Open semi-finalist came from behind to win 4-6 6-4 7-6 at last year’s grass-court tournament in Nottingham.

British number two Heather Watson starts against Annika Beck and could then face top seed Williams in a repeat of last year’s gripping third-round match, while Laura Robson has drawn Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber.

Robson and Kerber have met three times, including at Wimbledon in 2011.

The Briton won in three sets then, but Kerber has triumphed in the other two matches, the most recent in Beijing in 2013.

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