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Wimbledon's great entertainer Dustin Brown pulls off outrageous drop shot

The dreadlocked German came up with an amazing ‘boomerang’ shot off the serve, but has been beaten in the third round.

Updated at 14.05

HAVING SENT RAFAEL Nadal crashing out of Wimbledon earlier this week, German Dustin Brown is in action against Viktor Troicki on Court Three today.

The 30-year-0ld German, who spent three years travelling around Europe in a camper van while attempting to carve out a career in tennis, has earned himself a reputation as a bit of an entertainer.

This afternoon, Brown produced an incredible drop shot off the serve to somehow spin the ball back over the net — leaving his Serbian opponent flummoxed.

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He also made a superb recovery after falling over to dive across the court and win a rally.
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However, Brown has been eliminated by the 22nd seed, losing 6-4, 7-6, 4-6, 6-3.

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