In temperatures which reached 41 degrees centigrade on Centre Court, Andy Murray needed more than two hours to get past Mikhail Kukushkin.
Pair join Andy Murray and Liam Broady to make it four British men in second round for first time since 2006.
Soaring temperatures dominated conversation for many on day two at Wimbledon but for the players are taking them in their stride.
Heather Watson fights her way through to round two but admits she finds it hard to control her aggression.
After Simona Halep's first-round exit at Wimbledon, it's time to wonder if the Romanian is playing too much tennis.
A year ago, on her way to a runner-up finish at Wimbledon, Eugenie Bouchard was everybody's darling. After a first-round loss Tuesday, she sounded like a kid looking for answers.
British No.1 begins his quest to reclaim the Wimbledon title with a 6-4, 7-6(3), 6-4 victory over Mikhail Kukushkin on Centre Court.
Serena Williams' decision to pull out of doubles is an official declaration that she's taking this calendar-year Grand Slam business seriously.
Jack Sock played brilliantly during the clay season, but he couldn't find his form in his Wimbledon opener.
Kyle Edmund is a doubt for Britain's Davis Cup quarterfinal with France after picking up a shoulder injury at Wimbledon.
Briton beaten 6-4 6-4 by world No.101 Evgeniya Rodina.
Of all the top-tier players, perhaps no one needed a quick start more than Rafael Nadal, which he got in a routine win at Wimbledon.
Simona Halep became the highest-seeded player to lose at Wimbledon on Tuesday, falling in the first round a year after reaching the semifinals at the All England Club.
In a profession inherent with pressure, Novak Djokovic has found a beautiful environment where he can find peace and cleanse his mind of worry and anxiety
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