Wimbledon 2019 begins


The third Grand Slam of the year gets underway in glorious sunshine at the All-England Club.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic gets proceedings on Centre Court underway as he takes on Germany’s Philipp Kohlschreiber, before second seen Naomi Osaka begins her account against Yulia Putintseva.

Britain’s Kyle Edmund wraps up proceedings on Centre Court as he faces Spain’s Jaume Munar.

Wimbledon Roundtable

Elsewhere, Simona Halep faces Aliaksandra Sasnovich on No 1 Court with Alexander Zverev taking on Jiri Vesely.

An intriguing contest late in the day will see 10-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams face 15-year-old Cori Gauff, the youngest player in this year’s Wimbledom main draws.