Wimbledon Day One

The first Monday of Wimbledon awoke to a blazing sun and blue skies it looked more like Melbourne than London

 

Dawn Breaks At The Wimbledon Queue


The first victor of the day was Victoria, Azarenka, to be precise who saw off Anett Kontaveit in straight sets

  

Novak Djokovic the reigning champion walked on to centre court at 1pm to face a tough opener against Philipp Kolschreiber which he came through safely ,despite the close attentions of a blue tit, who was very reluctant to leave the show court

 

Novak Getting The Bird On Centre Court


 

Britains Johanna Konta put up a great fight against Maria Sharapova before going down 62 62 a score line that perhaps did not reflect how competitive the match was.

 

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Maria


 

Lleyton Hewitt lost one of his Now familiar mammoth five set battles, his last singles match at Wimbledon, what a great competitor and champion.

Farewell Lleyton

Carla Suarez-Navarro and Flavia Pennetta were the two women’s seeds to fall on day one at the time of writing 

Wimbledon is up and running

  
    
 

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