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Wawrinka advances to 2nd round at Wimbledon

Wawrinka advances to 2nd round at Wimbledon

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 24, 2014 at 6:40 a.m.


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LONDON (AP) — Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the second round of Wimbledon with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 win over Joao Sousa of Portugal on Tuesday.

Wawrinka, who served 18 aces, lost in the first round at the French Open in his first Grand Slam since winning his inaugural major at Melbourne in January.

The Swiss player had had lost five times in the first round at Wimbledon, including the past two years.

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