The third Grand Slam of the year started at the All England Club on Monday and starting from the first day itself, the tournament has provided fans with some exciting tennis. The grass-court major saw all seeded players, with the exception of Serena Williams, join the fray for the oldest Grand Slam.
Stan Wawrinka and Nick Kyrgios failed to impose themselves in the tournament as they were ousted in the very first round matches, the latter exiting due to an injury. The fab-four of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray, however, cruised past their opponents to enter the second round of the event. Meanwhile, in women's event, world No.1 Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova, Venus Williams, and Johanna Konta registered easy wins to advance to the second round.compiling some of the most entertaining moments of the first round.
Here are the most entertaining moments of the first
Fair to say, Mannarino "threw" everything he had to win the point
Mannarino (🎥Eurosport) pic.twitter.com/n1TiAJWj2p— doublefault28 (@doublefault28) July 4, 2017
Federer is so good, that even the things he does unintentionally, looks intentional.
Gael Monfils doing Gael Monfils things
Monfils vs. Brands (🎥Eurosport) pic.twitter.com/Rxv6Inwa8I— doublefault28 (@doublefault28) July 4, 2017
The whole of Great Britain celebrates Aljaz Bedene's marathon win vs Ivo Karlovic
Bedene (🎥Eurosport) pic.twitter.com/ADiXJCvrr7— doublefault28 (@doublefault28) July 3, 2017
Wawrinka trying to reach the level of play he showed in the French Open like
(🎥Eurosport) pic.twitter.com/TFleGo6eAU— doublefault28 (@doublefault28) July 3, 2017
Fair to say, things didn't go according to plan for Malek Jaziri.
Jaziri (🎥Eurosport) pic.twitter.com/FkWPsfRTz8— doublefault28 (@doublefault28) July 3, 2017
Nishikori teaching lessons on how to make a difficult shot look really really easy
🎾🏃🏻=3🌱🌱🌱 pic.twitter.com/jHS8T84RuZ— NishikoriGIF (@NishikoriGIF) July 3, 2017
You can see the fear in the Chair Umpire's eyes.
No wonder why Dustin Brown is considered one of the most entertaining players on tour.
Brown (🎥Eurosport) pic.twitter.com/kOmD06R8yf— doublefault28 (@doublefault28) July 3, 2017
Being a linesman in Wimbledon is a painful job. Literally. Ouch.
Poor little kid gets his towel stolen by a stubborn old man.