Maia Lumsden, a long-time friend and pet project of the Murray clan, marched on in the girls' singles, although she was to be denied the prospect of an all-Scottish third-round encounter with Isabelle Wallace.
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Instead, the 16-year-old from Glasgow, who came through 7-5, 6-4 against an occasional doubles partner, Dalma Galfi of Hungary, will face Michaela Wallace of the USA, who ended the 17-year-old Invernesian's run at this tournament by a heartbreaking 6-2, 5-7, 8-6 scoreline. As Lumsden's mother has been driving the two Scots into SW19 each day, at least that meant there will be no awkward silences on the run into Wimbledon today. "I'm really happy to be through to the third round," said Lumsden, a first-round victor against No.2 seed Catherine Cartan Bellis who had to fight back from behind for the second successive day.
"It was a tough match. Especially in the first set it was really up and down. I just try to win one game at a time when I am behind - then it can turn really quickly. In the second I had to keep my focus. It was really warm so I didn't want to be playing three sets in this heat."
Andy's brother Jamie, the so-called "No.1 son", also retains an interest in the tournament. The 28-year-old, who captured the mixed doubles title here with Jelena Jankovic in 2007, moved into the third round after completing a 7-6 (8), 6-7 (5), 6-4 victory against Jesse Galung of the Netherlands and Andreja Klepac of Slovenia which resumed in the final set.