London, England, 24 June 2013 |

Lleyton Hewitt, Marinko Matosevic and Matt Reid will fly the Aussie flag on Day 1 of The Championships at the All England Club.

The in-form Hewitt faces a tough but winnable opening match against No.11 seed Stanislas Wawrinka, while Matosevic will aim to reach the second round at a major for the first time when he takes on Guillaume Rufin.

Reid, a qualifier, opens against world No.45 Radek Stepanek.

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Taking to the court in doubles action will be Australian Open finalists and recent Birmingham champions Ash Barty and Casey Dellacqua, as well as another Aussie duo in Paul Hanley and John-Patrick Smith.


Aussies in action on Day 1


Lleyton Hewitt (AUS) v Stanislas Wawrinka (SUI) [11] – first round, Court No.1, third match

Marinko Matosevic (AUS) v Guillaume Rufin (FRA) – first round, Court 17, second match

Matt Reid (AUS) [Q] v Radek Stepanek (CZE) – first round, Court 17, third match


Paul Hanley (AUS)/John-Patrick Smith (AUS) v Philipp Marx (GER)/Florin Mergea (ROU) – first round, Court TBD


Ash Barty (AUS)/Casey Dellacqua (AUS) [12] v Valeria Solovyeva (RUS)/Maryna Zanevska (UKR) – first round, Court TBD