Skooter reporting 06/27/12worked hard for her Wimbledon first-round win over Barbora Zahlavova Stycova. The four-time champion encountered few problems in the first set but was broken two times in the second set. Her sister Venus was beaten on Monday. The sixth seed Serena improved to close 6-2, 6-4 win over Stycova and is to join defending champion Petra Kvitova in round two.
Kvitova, 22, had a shaky start but managed to beat Uzbekistan'sin straight sets.
Meanwhile Britons have plenty of reason to cheer by ensuring five Briton players moved to the second round and they are, James Ward and Anne Keothavong.
Baltacha beatof Italy 4-6,6-4,6-0, while Keothavong defeated Spain’s Laura Pous-Tio 6-3, 6-3. Ward clashed with America’s after a 4-6, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory over Spain’s Pablo Andujar.
They will be joined by Andy Murray who beat Nikolay Davydenko with ease.