From the back pages, June 29: Andy Murray beats Tommy Robredo in straight sets on Centre Court

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Andy Murray swept into the Wimbledon fourth round as the world number two maintained the perfect start to his title challenge with a 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 win over Spanish 32nd seed Tommy Robredo on Friday. (The Telegraph)

LAURA ROBSON held her nerve to see off Mariana Duque-Marino and march into the Wimbledon third round. The Brit teen came through 6-4 6-1 against the Colombian with her biggest worry being the wave of expectation out on Centre Court. (The Sun)

Tottenham Hotspur continue to explore the possibility of signing David Villa from Barcelona to lead their forward line, with further talks expected to take place between the club’s new technical director, Franco Baldini, and the Spain international’s representatives following the conclusion of the Confederations Cup. (The Guardian)

Sevilla have announced that they rejected a verbal offer of £7.7million from an unnamed club for Chelsea target Geoffrey Kondogbia. (The Mirror)

CHELSEA are making contingency plans in the event they can’t land Napoli striker Edinson Cavani. (The Express)

Joey Barton is due back at QPR on Monday for pre-season training after failing to reach a settlement on his £70,000 a week contract at Loftus Road.

Barton, loaned out to Marseille last season and is away at Glastonbury this weekend with his friends, has been told to report for training as the club prepare for life in the Championship. (Daily Mail)

Blackpool were tonight indignant about suggestions that Paul Ince has tendered his resignation, five months after taking over as manager at the Championship club. (The Independent)