Japan’s Kei Nishikori won his first ever match at Wimbledon on Tuesday.
The Japanese player beat Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin 7-5, 6-3, 6-4.
"It is a big win for me, and especially after I came back from injury. This one means a lot to me," commented Nishikori, who had lost in the firstb round three times before..
Nicolas Almagro, the No. 12 seed from Spain, beat Belgium’s Olivier Rochus 6-7(4), 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-2, 6-4 in a match that started on Monday but was stopped due to bad light.