Wimbledon 2018 results: Serena Williams, Roger Federer advance; Sloane Stephens upset in opener

Wimbledon kicked off on Monday, and the first big upset of the tournament came early in the women's bracket when American Sloane Stephens went down in straight sets to Donna Vekic. Stephens, the No. 4 seed in the Wimbledon women's draw who was coming off an appearance in the French Open final, never found any type of rhythm and won only 46 percent of her serves.

It's a disappointing exit for Stephens, who took time off after Roland Garros. This is her second first-round elimination this year. 

Elsewhere, Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both advanced, with Williams receiving a bit of a scare from Sweden's Johanna Larsson. Williams lost the first set 6-7, but she stormed back to dominate Larsson 6-2, 6-1 for her first major win this year.

Serena Williams also advanced in her first match since withdrawing from the French Open. Williams swept Arantxa Rus in two hard-fought sets to punch her ticket to face Viktoriya Tomova in the Round of 64.

No. 5 Elina Svitolina suffered an early upset to Tatjana Maria in a 7-6, 4-6, 6-1 loss. CoCo Vandeweghe was the second American of the day to be upset, as she lost to Katerina Siniakova (who needed eight points in the final set to clinch the win).

On the men's side, Roger Federer dominated Dusan Lajovic in his opening match 6-1, 6-3, 6-4. The top seed and defending Wimbledon champion broke Lajovic five times. Lajovic never took back-to-back games across the three sets, while Federer took nine in a row at a point.

American Sam Querrey, the No. 11 seed, was another early name to advance with a 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Jordan Thompson. Querrey was absolutely dominant with his serve, landing 15 aces on Thompson. Thompson ultimately couldn't overcome the offensive onslaught, propelling Querrey to the Round of 64. The United States' John Isner also advanced in a sweep of Yannick Maden.

No. 3 Marin Cilic was another early winner, defeating Yoshihito Nishioka 6-1, 6-4, 6-4. Cilic had an outrageous 21 aces against Nishioka, who could muster just one against the Croatian Australian Open finalist. It was a dominant performance from Cilic, who is seeking to appear in his second straight Wimbledon final. Philipp Kohlschreiber and Dennis Novak also advanced.

Stan Wawrinka also made his mark, defeating Grigor Dimitrov in four sets after losing the first set. Wawrinka was bounced in the first round of the French Open, as he continues along a comeback from the knee injury that derailed his 2017 season and led to him being unseeded. No. 16 Borna Coric also found himself bounced early by Daniil Medvedev in sweet sets. After a long first set, Medvedev took the next two 6-2 apiece, completing the sweep.

The women's bracket featured a few other early upsets, including wins from Andrea Petkovic over No. 31 Zhang Shuai and Sorana Cirstea over Magdalena Rybarikova. Kristyna Pliskova, not to be confused with her twin sister Karolina Pliskova, was eliminated as well. Karolina advanced in three sets, defeating Harriet Dart 7-6, 2-6, 6-1. The United States' Madison Keys defeated Ajla Tomljanovich in straight sets as well. The No. 10 seed is the second highest-ranked American left, with Williams ahead at No. 9.

You can find all of the scores below. Check back in to catch up on all the day's action.

Men's results

  • No. 1 Roger Federer defeats Dusan Lajovic 6-1, 6-3, 6-4
  • No. 3 Marin Cilic defeats Yoshihito Nishioka 6-1, 6-4, 6-4
  • Stan Wawrinka defeats No. 6 Grigor Dimitrov 1-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4
  • No. 8 Kevin Anderson defeats Norbert Gombos 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
  • No. 9 John Isner defeats Yannick Maden 6-2, 7-6, 7-6
  • No. 11 Sam Querrey defeats Jordan Thompson 6-2, 6-4, 6-3
  • No. 13 Milos Raonic defeats Liam Broady 7-5, 6-0, 6-1
  • Daniil Medvedev defeats No. 16 Borna Coric 7-6, 6-2, 6-2
  • No. 17 Lucas Pouille defeats Denis Kudla 6-3, 6-3, 2-6, 6-3
  • No. 25 Philipp Kohlschreiber defeats Evgeny Donskoy 6-2, 6-4, 7-5
  • No. 31 Stefanos Tsitsipas defeats Gregoire Barrere 6-3, 6-4, 6-7, 7-5 
  • Dennis Novak defeats Peter Polansky 6-2, 6-3, 7-6
  • Ivo Karlovic defeats Mikhail Youzhny 4-6, 7-5, 7-6, 6-3
  • Jan-Lennard Struff defeats Leonardo Mayer 3-6, 6-7, 7-6, 7-6, 6-1
  • Guillermo Garcia Lopez defeats Gastao Elias 6-2, 6-4, 6-2
  • Gilles Muller defeats Michael Mmoh 7-5, 4-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-1
  • Michael McDonald defeats Ricardas Berankis 4-6, 7-6, 6-3, 7-6
  • Nicolas Jarry defeats Filip Krajinovic 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4
  • Adrian Mannarino defeats Christian Garin 6-3, 1-6, 7-6, 6-2
  • Ryan Harrison defeats Roberto Carballes Baena 6-1, 6-4, 6-2
  • Sergiy Stakhovsky defeats Joao Sousa 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 1-6, 6-4
  • Paolo Lorenzi defeats Laslo Dere 7-6, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4
  • Gael Monfils defeats Richard Gasquet 7-6, 7-5, 6-4
  • Andreas Seppi defeats JP Smith 6-2, 6-4, 6-1
  • Guido Pella defeats Jason Kubler 6-4, 7-5, 4-6, 7-6
  • John Millman defeats Stefano Travaglia 6-7, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2
  • Ruben Bemelmans defeats Steve Johnson 7-5, 6-3, 4-6, 6-7, 8-6
  • Jared Donaldson defeats Malek Jaziri 7-6, 6-3, 6-1
  • Thomas Fabbiano defeats Yuki Bhambri 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, 6-2
  • Aljaz Bedene defeats Cameron Norrie 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4
  • Lukas Lacko defeats Benjamin Bonzi 4-6, 6-3, 7-6, 6-4
  • Radu Albot leads Pablo Carreno Busta 3-6, 6-0, 6-7, 6-2, 3-1 (suspended)

Women's results

  • No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki defeats Varvara Lepchenko 6-0, 6-3
  • Tatjana Maria defeats No. 5 Elina Svitolina 6-7, 6-4, 6-1
  • No. 7 Karolina Pliskova defeats Harriet Dart 7-2, 2-6, 6-1
  • Donna Vekic defeats No. 4 Sloane Stephens 6-1, 6-3
  • No. 9 Venus Williams defeats Johanna Larsson 7-6, 6-2, 6-1
  • No. 10 Madison Keys defeats Ajla Tomljanovich 6-4, 6-2
  • No. 13 Julia Gorges defeats Monica Puig 6-4, 7-6
  • Katerina Siniakova defeats No. 16 CoCo Vandeweghe 6-7, 6-3, 8-6
  • No. 20 Kiki Bertens defeats Barbora Stefkova 6-3, 6-2
  • No. 23 Barbora Strykova defeats Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6, 7-5
  • No. 25 Serena Williams defeats Arantxa Rus 7-5, 6-3
  • No. 29 Mihaela Buzarnescu defeats Aryna Sabalenka 6-7, 6-1, 6-4
  • Sorana Cirstea defeats No. 19 Magdalena Rybarikova 7-5, 6-3
  • Andrea Petkovic defeats No. 31 Zhang Shuai 6-4, 4-6, 6-2
  • Yanina Wickmayer defeats Mona Berthel 7-5, 6-4
  • Alexandra Dulgheru defeats Kristyna Pliskova 6-4, 1-6, 6-2
  • Evgeniya Rodina defeats Antonia Lottner 3-6, 7-5, 6-4
  • Victoria Azarenka defeats Ekaterina Alexandrova 7-6, 6-3
  • Rebecca Peterson defeats Viktoria Kuzmova 7-6, 7-6
  • Luksikha Kumkhum defeats Bernarda Pera 4-6, 6-2, 6-3
  • Madison Brengle defeats Aleksandra Krunic 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
  • Camila Giorgi defeats Anastasija Sevastova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4
  • Ekatarina Makarova defeats Petra Martic 7-6, 2-6, 6-3
  • Katie Swan defeats Irina-Camelia Begu 6-2, 6-2
  • Anna Blinkova defeats Wang Yafan 6-7, 6-4, 6-4
  • Lesia Tsurenko defeats Timea Babos 7-5, 6-2
  • Kristina Mladenovic defeats Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 5-7, 6-2, 6-2
  • Ons Jabeur defeats Viktorija Golubic 2-6, 6-3, 6-3
  • Agnieszka Radwanska defeats Elena-Gabriela Ruse 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
  • Lucie Safarova defeats Kateryna Bondarenko 6-4, 6-4
  • Viktoriya Tomova defeats Tereza Smitkova 7-6, 6-1
  • Vera Lapko leads Christina McHale 5-7, 7-5, 3-2 (suspended)
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