MIKE DICKSON: Wimbledon lost Marcus Willis on Thursday but found an immediate sprinkling of romance to replace him in Alex Ward, a player of even more humble status.
Marcus Willis saw his dreams of a Wimbledon return dashed. Willis crashed out in straight sets to Ukraine's Illya Marchenko to miss out on a second Wimbledon appearance.
Marcus Willis admits that the last few weeks have been 'surreal', but he does not plan on making it a one-off as he looks to build on his success at Wimbledon.
To get to the second round of the Wimbledon finals, Marcus Willis had to beat the 54th-ranked player in the world, the 99th, and also a pair of highly-touted Russian teenagers. If Willis wants to get to the third round, he’ll have t...
MIKE DICKSON AT WIMBLEDON: Marcus Willis put in a brave performance at SW19 against Roger Federer but eventually fell to a 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 defeat at the hands of the world No 3.