Nishioka downed in round one

Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka crashed out of Wimbledon in the first round on Monday as Sergiy Stakhovsky proved to be too much for him to handle.

The Ukrainian veteran made it to the third round at SW19 back in 2010 and he seemed the far more comfortable player out of the two on one of tennis' biggest stages.

In the first set Stakhovsky broke Nishioka to lead 3-1. That was all he needed to assume an early advantage as he took the opener 6-3.

The second stanza followed a very similar pattern as the nervous-looking Nishioka was broken in the seventh game and Stakhovsky again made him pay dearly for it as he made no mistake in serving out the set 6-4.

The third-set saw Nishioka break and lead 2-0 however he gifted the momentum back to Stakhovsky almost immediately by allowing the latter to not only break-back but then go a break-up. The set was then over in a flash as Stakhovsky won it 6-4 and in doing so secured his spot in the second round.

Elsewhere in the early matches on Monday, there were wins for Marin Cilic, Ivo Karlovic, Adrian Mannarino and Pierre-Hugues Herbert over Brian Baker, Borna Coric, Kyle Edmund and Philipp Kohlschreiber respectively.

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