In the women's category, it was Maria Sharapova who stole the show with her amazing display where she not even lose a single game defeating Olga Puchkova with the score reading 6-0 and 6-0. Venus Williams was also not far behind as she defeated her opponent, Galina Voskoboeva – 6-1 and 6-0. Li Na, Samantha Stosur, Agnieszka Radwanska were also on top of their game with straight set victory over their opponents. If one has to spot any major shock on the first day, it has to be the defeat of the 32 seeded player, Mona Barthel who lost to an useeded player, Ksenia Pervak, else the first day went off smoothly without any big upsets.
The second day is expected to be an easy outing for other top players. Some players have already won their matches as well, earlier today. Roger Federer defeated B. Paire with the score reading 6-2, 6-4 and 6-1 and another favourite Andy Murray also defeated R. Hasse in staright sets. Serena Williams also defeated her first opponent of the grand slam, Edina Gallovits-Hall. Other interesting fixtures that are lined up for today - Del Potro clash with Frenchman, Adrian Mannarino, Caroline Wozniacki vs. Sabine Lisicki, Alexandr Dolgopolov vs Gael Monfils, just to list down a few matches that would grab more eye-balls.