SPORTS DAY: Anderson makes sunny start at Wimbledon

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SPORTS DAY: Anderson makes sunny start at Wimbledon

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Anderson makes quick work in first round

Returning to the lush grass courts of Wimbledon proved to be just the tonic Kevin Anderson needed on Monday as the 2018 runner-up buried memories of an injury-hit year by easing into the second round with a 6-3 6-4 6-2 win over Pierre-Hugues Herbert. The South African, who had played only three tour-level events in 2019 before arriving at Wimbledon due to an elbow injury, moved around a sun-kissed Court Three with ease to dispatch doubles specialist Herbert. Next up for Anderson is either Serbia’s Janko Tipsarevic or Japan’s Yoshihito Nishioka...

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