Wimbledon 2015: First Day in pictures


The biggest tennis event on the ATP calendar, also known as Wimbledon Grand Slam on Monday, started with a bang at Wimbledon’s All England Lawn Tennis Club courts. Here are some photos to capture the highlight of the first day. Photos 1-5 (courtesy AELTC)

Novak Djokovic

Defending Champion Novak Djokovic arriving at the Centre Court

Marin Cilic

Ninth seed Croatia’s Marin Cilic won his first round pretty comfortably in straight sets.

Margarita Gasparyan

Russia’s Margarita-Gasparyan had world no. 1 Serena in the 1st round. In the end, she was no match to Serena Williams.

Ana Ivanovic

Serbian Ana-Ivanovic had an easy game against China’s Y. Xu. She won in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.

Alison Riske

American’s Alison-Riske played well but lost to the sixth seed L. Safarova in three sets

wimbledon cue

Every year hundreds of tennis enthusiasts camp outside the SW19 overnight to stand in a queue to buy tickets


And once you are inside the SW19, one thing you can’t afford to miss is Wimbledon’s famous strawberry and cream!

Henman Hill

For those who can’t get tickets for the Centre Court or Court 1, there’s always Henman Hill or Murray Mound!