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Andy Murray hadn't even started his bid to end Britain's 77-year wait for a male singles' champion at Wimbledon before a host of his compatriots had crashed out of the grasscourt Grand Slam on Monday. 

Britian's Andy Murray returns to Marin Cilic during their ATP Aegon Championships final match at the Queen's Club in west London, June 16, 2013. Murray will begin his campaign to end Britain's 77 years of Wimbledon hurt on Monday, buoyed by his tearful defeat in last year's final and shrugging off a minefield of a draw.

With world number two Murray not due to face Germany's Benjamin Becker on Centre Court until late on Monday, there was an opportunity for the US Open champion's less celebrated fellow countrymen and women to prove the Scot doesn't have a monopoly on British tennis talent.

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