DAY 2 RESULTS: Wins for Murray, Nadal at Wimbledon

Wimbledon, England (Sporting Alert) — Title contenders Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships on Tuesday.

Second-ranked and former world No. 1 Nadal survived a slow start before easing past Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci, 7-6 (7-0), 6-2, 6-3 in his first-round contest.

Joining the two-time champion into the second round was Great Britain star and the fourth-seeded Murray, who beat Nikolay Davydenko of Russia, 6-1, 6-1, 6-4.

In other results on the second day, fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga registered a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory over Lleyton Hewitt, No. 9 Juan Martin del Potro beat Robin Haase, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5, while
Mardy Fish got past Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5, 7-6 (7-1) and No. 12 Nicolas Almagro defeated Olivier Rochus, 6-7 (4-7), 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2, 6-4.

FIRST ROUND MATCHES AND RESULTS – WIMBLEDON DAY 2

Rafael Nadal (2) def. Thomaz Bellucci, 7-6 (7-0), 6-2, 6-3
Andy Murray (4) def. Nikolay Davydenko, 6-1, 6-1, 6-4
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (5) def. Lleyton Hewitt, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
David Ferrer (7) leads Dustin Brown, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4, 0-1
Juan Martin del Potro (9) def. Robin Haase, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5
Mardy Fish (10) def. Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, 7-6 (7-3), 7-5, 7-6 (7-1)
Nicolas Almagro (12) def. Olivier Rochus, 6-7 (4-7), 3-6, 7-6 (7-4), 6-2, 6-4
Jarkko Nieminen def. Feliciano Lopez (14), 7-6 (7-4), 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4
Marin Cilic (16) def. Cedrik-Marcel Stebe, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2
Kei Nishikori (19) def. Mikhail Kukushkin, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4
David Goffin def. Bernard Tomic (20), 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4
Milos Raonic (21) leads Santiago Giraldo, 6-4, 6-4, 4-3
Alexandr Dolgopolov (22) def. Alex Bogomolov Jr., 6-3, 6-4, 7-5
Jurgen Melzer leads Stanislas Wawrinka (25), 3-6, 7-6 (7-2), 2-6, 6-4, 5-3
Philipp Kohlschreiber (27) def. Tommy Haas, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8), 6-7 (5-7),7-6 (7-1), 6-2
Andy Roddick (30) leads Jamie Baker, 7-6 (7-1), 3-1
Grigor Dimitrov def. Kevin Anderson (32), 7-5, 7-6 (7-3), 6-7 (4-7), 6-3
Marcos Baghdatis def. Albert Montanes, 6-2, 6-4, 6-4
Ivo Karlovic leads Dudi Sela, 6-4, 5-4
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez def. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, 6-7 (2-7), 6-3, 7-6 (7-4), 5-7, 10-8
Lukas Lacko def. Adrian Ungur, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1, 6-3
Florent Serra def. Andrey Kuznetsov, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4 (7-3), 4-6, 6-4
Go Soeda def. Igor Kunitsyn, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1
Jesse Levine def. Karol Beck, 6-4, 6-7 (6-8), 6-3, 6-2
James Ward def. Pablo Andujar, 4-6, 6-0, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4
Malek Jaziri def. Jurgen Zopp, 4-6, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 9-7
Lukas Rosol def. Ivan Dodig, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (7-0), 7-5
Brian Baker def. Rui Machado, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, 6-0
Benoit Paire def. Matthew Ebden, 6-1, 6-3, 6-7 (1-7), 2-6, 6-3
Nicolas Mahut def. Paolo Lorenzi, 6-3, 5-7, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 6-2
Lukasz Kubot leads Tatsuma Ito, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, 5-2
Sam Querrey def. Vasek Pospisil, 7-5, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-4
Kenny De Schepper def. Matthias Bachinger, 6-4, 6-2, 6-2
Wayne Odesnik vs. Bjorn Phau, 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 (7-3), 3-6

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