Andy Murray
Andy Murray (Reuters)

Andy Murray continues his quest for a first Wimbledon title with a fourth-round match against Russia's Mikhail Youzhny on Monday 1 July.

Murray, who lost in the final of last year's Championships before winning Olympic Gold at SW19, has a fantastic chance of victory this year following the surprise early departures of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

The Scot is one of only three top 10 seeds left in the competition, and the only big name left in his side of the draw.

Murray is in prime form coming into the match, having won all of his three matches thus far without dropping a set, and he has beaten Youzhny in both their previous meetings.

However the 31-year-old has himself claimed straight-sets victories in two of the three rounds thus far, and says he likes playing on grass.

Youzhny, who celebrates his victories by balancing his racquet on his hand in the style of a Russian military cap, is renowned for his uncompromising style, and his no-nonsense attitude could unsettle the much-fancied Murray.

Ahead of the match, Youzhny told the Guardian, "It will be a tough match for me. I just need to be ready to play and enjoy the Centre Court, because it's not every year you can play against top players on Centre Court. It will be a nice atmosphere against a good player."

Meanwhile Murray wrote on the BBC, "The excitement is building again this year and, while I feel it too, it's important that I keep a lid on it.

"Youzhny is a good grass-court player with lots of experience, and he reached the final in Halle a couple of weeks ago, so all my focus needs to be on how to beat him on Monday."

Where to watch

The match will be shown live in the UK on BBC One on Monday, and can also be viewed online via the BBC Sport website.

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