Sixteen matches cancelled at rain-hit Wimbledon

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Novak Djokovic opened his campaign at a soggy Wimbledon against British wildcard Jack Draper

Sixteen of the scheduled 64 first round matches at Wimbledon were cancelled on Monday as the tournament's return after two years suffered a soggy start.

Play on the All England Club's outside courts had been due to get under way at 11:00am (1000 GMT).

However, that start time was constantly revised with 3:30pm (1430GMT) the latest start time set by organisers.

Novak Djokovic got his title defence under way on a covered Centre Court at 1:30pm (1230 GMT) against British wildcard Jack Draper.

Wimbledon in 2020 was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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