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QUARTER. A measure of length, equal to four inches. Vide Measure.

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LACKS the serve-and-volley game to take the title, underlined by the fact the Canadian-born Frenchwoman has been seeded on her previous four appearances, but with her best showing being in 1996 when she was a quarter-finalist.
Also making the last 16 was Shvedova, a quarter-finalist in 2010, who eased past Spain's Carla Suarez-Navarro 6-4, 7-5.
Luca Brecel, UK quarter-finalist last year, can be considered at 4-5 against Mike Dunn, who tweeted on Wednesday that he was suffering from a cold and had fractured a rib play-fighting with his son, while Ian Burns showed better form when a quarter-finalist in Gloucester earlier this month and could have too much, also at 4-5, for veteran James Wattana.
Two woods singles national quarter-finalist and under-25s national finalist: Jamie-Lea Winch (Bilton).
Lee (pictured left), aged 20, of West Lancashire, winner this season of the Leveret, Form by Ladies prestigious scratch tournament and a quarter-finalist in the England Ladies' Close Amateur Championship at her home club this month is one of two reserves.
But the 2005 French Open quarter-finalist, regarded as one of the brightest prospects in the game, is to take her case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Feliciano Lopez, who took on third seed Lleyton Hewitt, is the first Spanish quarter-finalist for 33 years but is a far cry from the traditional clay-courters who continually fail to make the transition to grass.
Now, after winning three matches at Prestatyn, North Wales, he has last year's quarter-finalist Anthony Hamilton to beat tonight.
Milton, a quarter-finalist at the inaugural Wimbledon event last year, reached the final without the loss of a single set before losing to his doubles partner, Warwickshire's Andrew Fitzpatrick, 6-3 6-2.
Britain will be guaranteed at least one quarter-finalist at Brighton - the penultimate event of the tour - if No.4 Jamie Delgado wins his first-round tie against Davide Sanguinetti.
That would be enough to break even on Sporting Index's outright tournament market which offers 25 points for a losing quarter-finalist.
The final two wild cards went to American Mardy Fish and last year's Wimbledon quarter-finalist Feliciano Lopez.