Wimbledon glance: Muguruza begins title defense
A quick look at Wimbledon:
LOOKAHEAD TO TUESDAY
No. 3-seeded Garbine Muguruza begins the defense of her title against British wild card Naomi Broady, while newly crowned French Open champion and No. 1-seeded Simona Halep also plays on Centre Court against Kurumi Nara of Japan. On the men’s side, former champions Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic feature. No. 2-seeded Nadal faces Dudi Sela of Israel, while 12th-seeded Djokovic takes on Tennys Sandgren of the United States.
Sunny. Highs of 82 degrees (28 Celsius).
Sunny. Highs of 84 degrees (29 Celsius).
MONDAY’S KEY RESULTS
Men’s first round: No. 1 Roger Federer beat Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-3, 6-4; Stan Wawrinka beat No. 6 Grigor Dimitrov 1-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-4.
Women’s first round: No. 25 Serena Williams beat Arantxa Rus 7-5, 6-3; Donna Vekic beat No. 4 Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-3; No. 9 Venus Williams beat Johanna Larsson 6-7(3), 6-2, 6-1; Tatjana Maria beat No. 5 Elina Svitolina 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-1.
STAT OF THE DAY
4 – The number of mothers who were victorious on day one at Wimbledon. Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Tatjana Maria and Evgeniya Rodina all made it through to the second round.
QUOTE OF THE DAY
”I saw 150. But then I don’t know if it’s good or not. It was cool.” – Gael Monfils after a faulty speed gun registered his serve at 150 mph during his victory over Richard Gasquet.