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Djokovic, Wawrinka, Serena start Wimbledon with solid wins

LONDON This year's two Grand Slam champions, Novak Djokovic and Stan Wawrinka, showed off winning grass form on Monday to lead men's seeds into the second round of Wimbledon. Top seed Djokovic, the Australian Open holder chasing a third Wimbledon trophy, began his title defense by beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 6-4, 6-4. Wawrinka, the fourth seed who beat Djokovic for the French Open title, dominated Joao Sousa 6-2, 7-5, 7-6 (7-3). "It was a great start for me," said Wawrinka, 30. "I'm happy to win my first match of the week. It's always amazing to play on Centre Court, especially on the first day when the grass is so fresh. "The most important...

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