It has not been a good first day for Americans out at Wimbledon. Venus Williams lost her first match against Elena Vesnina of Russia in straight sets, 6-1, 6-3.
In addition to that, John Isner, two years removed from the longest match in tennis history at Wimbledon against Nicolas Mahut, lost a five set match against Alejandro Falla of Columbia, 4-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-3, 6-7 (7-9), 5-7.
Notable winners on the Men's side of the bracket include No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Roger Federer, No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic, No. 15 Juan Monaco, No. 17 Fernando Verdasco, No. 18 Richard Gasquet, No. 26 Mikhail Youzhny, No. 28 Radek Stepanek, No. 29 Julien Benneteau and No. 31 Florian Meyer. No. 6 Tomas Berdych and No. 24 Marcel Granollers were both upset in their opening match
On the women's side, notable winners include No. 1 Maria Sharapova, No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska, No. 5 Samantha Stosur, No. 8 Angelique Kerber, No. 11 Na Li, No. 15 Sabine Lisicki, No. 17 Maria Kirilenko, No. 20 Nadia Petrova, No. 23 Petra Cetkovska, and No. 30 Shuai Peng. No. 18 Jelena Jankovic and No. 29 Monica Niculescu were both upset in the first round.