HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Wimbledon day two
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Highlights on day two of the Wimbledon tennis championships on Tuesday (all times GMT): 1444 KYRGIOS THROUGH AFTER ROLLER-COASTER FIVE-SETTER
Australian Nick Kyrgios sent down 30 aces and made 55 unforced errors against Briton Paul Jubb before reaching the second round with a 3-6 6-1 7-5 6-7(3) 7-5 victory. 1441 GAUFF OVERCOMES RUSE TO ADVANCE
American 11th seed Coco Gauff came back from one set down to beat Elena-Gabriela Ruse 2-6 6-3 7-5 in a 2-1/2 hour match on Court Two. 1405 BADOSA CRUISES INTO SECOND ROUND
Former Wimbledon champions eyeing up window of opportunity in open women's draw 1353 SWIATEK EXTENDS WINNING STREAK TO 36 MATCHES
Top seed Iga Swiatek became the first women's player in the 21st century to win 36 consecutive matches after she beat Croatia's Jana Fett 6-0 6-3 on Centre Court. The Polish world number one had been tied with Venus Williams on 35 victories in a row.
1253 BENCIC KNOCKED OUT IN FIRST ROUND Olympic champion Belinda Bencic crashed out in the first round after she was beaten 6-4 5-7 6-2 by China's Wang Qiang.
Britain's Ryan Peniston reached round two on his Grand Slam debut with a 6-4 6-3 6-2 win over Switzerland's Henri Laaksonen. 1124 OSTAPENKO, SAKKARI ADVANCE TO ROUND TWO
Former French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko staved off a late comeback attempt by Oceane Dodin to win 6-4 6-4 and fifth seed Maria Sakkari joined her in the second round by easing past Australian Zoe Hives 6-1 6-4. 1123 DIMITROV PULLS OUT DUE TO INJURY
Grigor Dimitrov, the 18th seed, retired from his match with American Steve Johnson due to an apparent groin problem. The Bulgarian won the opening set 6-4 but was trailing 2-5 in the second when he was unable to continue. 1015 BERRETTINI PULLS OUT AFTER POSITIVE COVID TEST
Matteo Berrettini, last year's runner-up, has withdrawn from the tournament after testing positive for COVID-19. The eighth-seeded Italian was due to play Cristian Garin of Chile on Tuesday and will be replaced in the draw by lucky loser Elias Ymer. "I have no words to describe the extreme disappointment I feel," Berrettini wrote on Instagram. "The dream is over for this year, but I will be back stronger."
1002 PLAY UNDERWAY Play began under cloudy skies at Wimbledon, with the temperature hovering around 18 degrees Celsius (64.4 degrees Fahrenheit).
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