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Wimbledon's greats all through to round two

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>> Not quite the triple bagel but close. Novak Djokovic's first round Wimbledon match saw the Serbian rise victorious against Briton James Ward, the four times grand slam Champion in his 29th successive win, raising the odds of taking home the Men's Singles. Reuters Adam Reed is at Wimbledon for Day 2 of the Championship.
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>> So as you can see, thousands of fans arriving for Day 2 of the Wimbledon Championships, but they won. What an enthralling day of tennis. Not least kicked off by number one seed, and defending champion, Novak Djokovic. He produced what he called a flawless start to the match in his win over James Ward straight sets.
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That one was for him, Roger Federer similar story for him, he's safely through to Round 2. Another straight sets win for the seven-time Swiss champion here at Wimbledon. Wins as well for Kei Nishikori although he did have a medical time out and also for Milos Raonic under new coach John McEnroe.
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It wasn't such a good day for the Brits involved. Dan Evans was a bright spot for them though. But the big story of the day was Marcus Willis, ranked 772 in the world, won only 250 pounds or something like that in prize money this season, was gonna give up the game.
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And he's through to the second round. A surprise win over on Court 17, but he's through. And what a story for this Wimbledon Championships. Dan Evans also through as well. Now Marcus Willis, he plays Roger Federer in Round 2. Now he could be stepping out on center court, so what a day that could be for him.
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Over on the women's side, it was a bad day for Britain's Laura Robson, she recovered from injury to play in these championships, but she's actually out as well. Good day though for Venus Williams, she's back in the top ten, and she's through to the second round. Champion here, five times as well.
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Now Venus Williams, interestingly for her, she has equaled the record for the most appearances in a grand slam event with 71. Andy Murray amongst those involved on day two of the Wimbledon Championships, where a great day is in store.