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Quiz: How much do you know about the Wimbledon Championships?

PUBLISHED: 08:00 03 July 2017 | UPDATED: 15:57 01 December 2017

Strawberries and cream, rain delays and Henman Hill: all things synonymous with Wimbledon which gets under way today.

Defending champion and world number Andy Murray will have the traditional champion’s honour of playing the first match on Centre Court.

He will begin his title defence at the All England Club by playing lucky loser Alexander Bublik, ranked 134.

Bublik failed to may it through qualifying but managed to get a lucky loser place after a spot opened up.

Odds on Murray winning the tournament for a third time have lengthened after he lost in the first round of the Queen’s Championships to Australian Jordan Thompson.

He also pulled out of two exhibition matches due to a sore hip.

Also leading the charge for the Brits today is British number one Johanna Konta.

The Wimbledon title contender withdrew from her semi-final at Eastbourne last week with a spine injury after taking a heavy fall.

The oldest tournament in the world is steeped in rich sporting history but how much do you know about the annual two-week championships?

One of the biggest care homes in Ipswich is closing – and the news has come as a shock to residents and their families.

A deal which is hoped to breathe new life into Suffolk’s only railway pier was agreed today after months of fundraising by the community.

The equivalent of 92 ambulance staff shifts were lost in January due to delays at A&E in Suffolk and north Essex, it has been revealed.

A man has been arrested following a single vehicle crash on the A14 at Nacton which left a vehicle on its roof.

MPs from across the region have met with ambulance bosses amid ongoing concerns over the crisis that hit the service during the festive period.

Markedly fewer people are smoking within the grounds of Ipswich and Colchester hospitals since vaping zones were introduced, bosses have said.

The Felixstowe Fairtrade Forum has come up with an unusual way of promoting events for the upcoming Fairtrade Fortnight.

“I must have been the only headteacher in the country going home every day praying that Ofsted would come in, because we knew we were good,” says Rick Tracey.

Four people have appeared in court charged with affray, following an alleged brawl at an Ipswich hotel.

A Felixstowe man brandished a pruning saw during a late night fight with neighbours at a block of flats in the town, a court has heard.

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