Wimbledon: Serena Williams, Novak sail through first round
Serena defeated the Russian in straight sets 6-2, 6-1. In another women’s singles match, Azarenka beat Kontaveit in straight sets 6-2, 6-1 in the first round.
In the men’s singles event, defending champion Djokovic beat Kohischreiber in straight sets 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
In the men’s doubles event, the pair of Bopanna and Mergea will take on the duo of Smyczek and Vesely on Monday.