Photos: Rain again to blame at Wimbledon

 

Friday's action saw the tarps come out again at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, though a few matches got squeezed in, with home-nation favourite Andy Murray among those to advance.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Camila Giorgi of Italy hits a forehand during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against against Marion Bartoli of France at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Bartoli won the match 6-4, 7-5.</div>
 

Camila Giorgi of Italy hits a forehand during her women’s singles third-round match against against Marion Bartoli of France at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Bartoli won the match 6-4, 7-5.

Photograph by: Mike Hewitt, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Camila Giorgi of Italy hits a forehand during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against against Marion Bartoli of France at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Bartoli won the match 6-4, 7-5.</div>
Fans react to a TV screen as Britain&#8217;s Andy Murray plays Tommy Robredo of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Murray triumphed 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.
Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates a point during his men&#8217;s singles third-round match against Tommy Robredo of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Murray triumphed 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.
Kim Sears, girlfriend of Britain&#8217;s Andy Murray, applauds after Murray beat Spain&#8217;s Tommy Rebredo 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 in their third-round men&#8217;s singles match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada juggles her racquet during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Suarez Navarro won the match 7-5, 6-2.
Sergiy Stakhovsky of Ukraine reacts during his men&#8217;s singles third-round match against Jurgen Melzer of Austria at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Melzer won the match 6-2, 2-6, 7-5, 6-3.
Grounds staff pull on the covers as rain suspends play at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain hits a forehand during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Eugenie Bouchard of Canada at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Suarez Navarro won the match 7-5, 6-2.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada hits a backhand during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Suarez Navarro won the match 7-5, 6-2.
Ekaterina Makarova of Russia serves during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Play was suspended in the third set with Kvitova and Makarova having split the first two sets.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada reacts during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Suarez Navarro won the match 7-5, 6-2.
Eugenie Bouchard of Canada hits a forehand during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Suarez Navarro won the match 7-5, 6-2.
Andy Murray of Great Britain volleys during his men&#8217;s singles third-round match against Tommy Robredo of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Murray triumphed 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.
Andy Murray (right) of Great Britain shakes hands with the defeated Tommy Robredo of Spain following their men&#8217;s singles third-round match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Murray triumphed 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.
Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic celebrates a point during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Play was suspended in the third set with Kvitova and Makarova having split the first two sets.
France&#8217;s Marion Bartoli (left) is congratulated by Italy&#8217;s Camila Giorgi after Bartoli won 6-4, 7-5 in their third-round women&#8217;s singles match at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Ivan Lendl, coach of Andy Murray of Great Britain, watches his men&#8217;s singles third-round match against Tommy Robredo of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Murray triumphed 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.
A dejected Tommy Robredo of Spain looks on following defeat during his men&#8217;s singles third-round match against Andy Murray of Great Britain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Murray triumphed 6-2, 6-4, 7-5.
Ekaterina Makarova of Russia hits a forehand during her women&#8217;s singles third-round match against Petra Kvitova of Czech Republic at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Play was suspended in the third set with Kvitova and Makarova having split the first two sets.
Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain volleys during his men&#8217;s singles second-round match against against David Ferrer of Spain at the Wimbledon tennis championships in London, U.K., on Friday, June 28, 2013. Fedrrer won the match 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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