AP PHOTOS: Week 1 of the Wimbledon tennis tournament
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — There were players who were barred from entering Wimbledon this year due to the banning of Russians and Belarusians, a trio of top men who tested positive for COVID-19 and one of tennis’ biggest stars, Serena Williams, made a quick exit with a first-round loss.
Britain’s last two Grand Slam champions, Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu, were also beaten early.
Novak Djokovic’s bid for a fourth straight trophy at the All England Club still stands, as do Rafael Nadal’s pursuit of a calendar-year Grand Slam and Iga Swiatek’s 37-game winning streak.
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