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LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Taylor Townsend's hopes of repeating her French Open success at Wimbledon were snuffed out by Klara Koukalova but for her, the first round defeat had nothing to do with the issue that has made her a poster child for heavier-set women.
LONDON, June 25 (Reuters) - Andy Murray will take a trip into the unknown against Slovenian world number 92 Blaz Rola as he continues the defence of his Wimbledon title in the second round on Wednesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal and Maria Sharapova led a parade of former champions into the Wimbledon second round on Tuesday after Marion Bartoli briefly lit up Centre Court without swinging her racket.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Third seed Simona Halep made the most of the Centre Court stage gifted to her in a scheduling change, disposing of her Brazilian opponent Teliana Pereira 6-2 6-2 in a clinical display on Tuesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - It was a jittery first outing for Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon on Tuesday. Memories of his chequered recent history at the tournament, the fast grass and a tough opponent combined to cause the world No.1 some anxious moments.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Australian standard bearer Lleyton Hewitt scrapped to his 145th victory in grand slam play at Wimbledon on Tuesday and, for a change, he will have plenty of company in the second round.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Still buzzing from her first WTA title a few days ago, American teenager Madison Keys showed again why she is being tipped for a big future as she powered into Wimbledon's second round on Tuesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - After crashing out to Portuguese qualifier Michelle Larcher de Brito on the "dangerous" Wimbledon courts last year, Maria Sharapova kept her footing to dismantle British wildcard Samantha Murray 6-1 6-0 on Tuesday.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Serena Williams put the disappointment of Paris behind her on Tuesday, showing little mercy in a 6-1 6-2 demolition of compatriot Anna Tatishvili in the first round at Wimbledon.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Sabine Lisicki opened her Wimbledon campaign with an emphatic victory against Israel's Julia Glushko, proving she was worthy of opening play on Centre Court and helping to erase memories of her meltdown in last year's final.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal was made to suffer in a nervous return to the Wimbledon lawns on Tuesday, harried and rattled through a 4-6 6-3 6-3 6-3 victory over Slovakia's Martin Klizan - his 700th tour win.
LONDON, June 24 (Reuters) - They walked on to Court One as fellow 32-year-olds, but that's where the similarity between Roger Federer and Paolo Lorenzi ended as the Swiss began his pursuit of a record eighth Wimbledon title with a 6-1 6-1 6-3 romp on Tuesday.