The 2015 Wimbledon Championships started on Monday, June 29. and goes on until July 12 July 2015. It's 129th edition of the championships, the 48th in the Open Era and the third Grand Slam tournament of the year. 

Here's our daily wrap.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic crushed Philipp Kohlschreiber on the opening day of Wimbledon.

Novak pounced at the key moments to see off a dangerous opponent 6-4 6-4 6-4 but was more compassionate when it came to the disorientated sparrow which seemed determined to hog the limelight.

World number four Stanislas Wawrinka beat Joao Sousa 6-2 7-5 7-6 to secure his spot in the next round.

On Tuesday,Roger Federer plays in the second match on Centre Court, followed by Andy Murray.

Highlights – Men 

(The numbers in front of the players' names show their rankings, if any)

1-Novak Djokovic (Serbia) beat Philipp Kohlschreiber (Germany) 6-4 6-4 6-4 

4-Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) beat Joao Sousa (Portugal) 6-2 7-5 7-6(3) 

5-Kei Nishikori (Japan) beat Simone Bolelli (Italy) 6-3 6-7(4) 6-2 3-6 6-3 

7-Milos Raonic (Canada) beat Daniel Gimeno-Traver (Spain) 6-2 6-3 3-6 7-6(4) 

9-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat Hiroki Moriya (Japan) 6-3 6-2 7-6(4) 

14-Kevin Anderson (South Africa) beat Lucas Pouille (France) 6-2 7-5 3-6 6-3 

16-David Goffin (Belgium) beat Horacio Zeballos (Argentina) 7-6(4) 6-1 6-1 

17-John Isner (U.S.) beat Go Soeda (Japan) 7-6(5) 6-4 6-4 

John Millman (Australia) beat 19-Tommy Robredo (Spain) 6-2 6-3 6-4 

21-Richard Gasquet (France) beat Luke Saville (Australia) 6-3 6-2 6-2 

24-Leonardo Mayer (Argentina) beat Thanasi Kokkinakis (Australia) 7-6(7) 7-6(3) 6-4 

27-Bernard Tomic (Australia) beat Jan-Lennard Struff (Germany) 6-3 3-6 2-6 6-2 6-3 

32-Dominic Thiem (Austria) beat Dudi Sela (Israel) 2-6 6-3 6-4 6-

4 Steve Johnson (U.S.) beat Lukas Lacko (Slovakia) 6-3 6-7(5) 4-6 6-1 6-4 

26-Nick Kyrgios (Australia) beat Diego Schwartzman (Argentina) 6-0 6-2 7-6(6).

Below: Kyrgios 

Highlights – Women 

(The numbers in front of the players' names show their rankings, if any)

Serena Williams dusted off a few cobwebs to power into the second round at Wimbledon on Monday, surviving an early wobble against Russian qualifier Margarita Gasparyan to win 6-4 6-1.

Jelena Ostapenk, the 2014 junior champion, secured the first major upset of Wimbledon as she ousted Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 6-0.

On Tuesday, Petra Kvitova, the defending champion, opens against Kiki Bertens on Centre Court. 

Details

1-Serena Williams (U.S.) beat Margarita Gasparyan (Russia) 6-4 6-1 

4-Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat Johanna Konta (Britain) 6-2 6-2 

7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) beat Xu Yifan (China) 6-1 6-1 

Jelena Ostapenko (Latvia) beat 9-Carla Suarez Navarro (Spain) 6-2 6-0 

11-Karolina Pliskova (Czech Republic) beat Irina Falconi (U.S.) 6-4 4-6 6-1 

14-Andrea Petkovic (Germany) beat Shelby Rogers (U.S.) 6-0 6-0 

16-Venus Williams (U.S.) beat Madison Brengle (U.S.) 6-0 6-0 

19-Sara Errani (Italy) beat Francesca Schiavone (Italy) 6-2 5-7 6-1 

22-Samantha Stosur (Australia) beat Danka Kovinic (Montenegro) 6-4 6-4 

23-Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) beat Anett Kontaveit (Estonia) 6-2 6-1 

Zarina Diyas (Kazakhstan) beat 24-Flavia Pennetta (Italy) 6-3 2-6 6-4 

29-Irina Begu (Romania) beat Daria Gavrilova (Russia) 7-6(6) 6-1 

30-Belinda Bencic (Switzerland) beat Tsvetana Pironkova (Bulgaria) 3-6 6-1 6-3 

Below: Sara Errani

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More Wimbledon coverage by the #JoySports team on the Sports Centre with George Addo Jnr (7:45am Monday-Friday), Global Sports with Gary Al-Smith (3:45pm Tuesday-Thursday), and the sports segments on Joy Midday News and NewsNight.

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