London, Great Britain, 28 June 2022 | Leigh Rogers

Ajla Tomljanovic has made a stunning start to her Wimbledon campaign.

The top-ranked Australian woman eliminated No.18 seed Jil Teichmann in opening-round action today, recording a 6-2 6-3 victory.

It is the third time in world No.44 Tomljanovic’s career she has knocked out a top-20 seed at Grand Slam level – and the first time she has achieved the feat at Wimbledon.

It also marks the second major tournament in a row that Tomljanovic has eliminated a seeded opponent in the opening round, having beaten fifth seed Anett Kontaveit at Roland Garros last month.

Tomljanovic, a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon last year, is now set to face American qualifier Catherine Harrison in the second round.

In other ladies’ singles action today, Australian hopes Zoe Hives, Astra Sharma, Jaimee Fourlis and Daria Saville all lost their first-round matches.

While four Australian men – Alex de Minaur, Nick Kyrgios, Jordan Thompson and Jason Kubler – recorded first-round singles wins.

> READ: Kyrgios survives five-set battle in opening round

Aussies in action – Wimbledon

TODAY’S RESULTS
Ladies’ singles, first round
Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) d [18] Jil Teichmann (SUI) 6-2 6-3
[5] Maria Sakkari (GRE) d [Q] Zoe Hives (AUS) 6-1 6-4
Tatjana Maria (GER) d [Q] Astra Sharma (AUS) 4-6 6-3 6-4
Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) d [Q] Jaimee Fourlis (AUS) 7-5 6-2
Viktoriya Tomova (BUL) d [WC] Daria Saville (AUS) 7-5 3-6 7-5

> VIEW: Full Wimbledon 2022 ladies’ singles draw

Gentlemen’s singles, first round
[19] Alex de Minaur (AUS) d Hugo Dellien (BOL) 6-1 6-3 7-5
Nick Kyrgios (AUS) d [WC] Paul Jubb (GBR) 3-6 6-1 7-5 6-7(3) 7-5
Jordan Thompson (AUS) d Roberto Carballes Baena (ESP) 6-4 6-1 6-1
[Q] Jason Kubler (AUS) d [28] Dan Evans (GBR) 6-1 6-4 6-3
Hugo Gaston (FRA) d Alexei Popyrin (AUS) 6-2 4-6 0-6 7-6(3) 6-3

> VIEW: Full Wimbledon 2022 gentlemen’s singles draw

COMING UP
Ladies’ singles, second round
Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) v [Q] Catherine Harrison (USA)

Gentlemen’s singles, second round
[19] Alex de Minaur (AUS) v Jack Draper (GBR)
Thanasi Kokkinakis (AUS)
 v [1] Novak Djokovic (SRB)
Nick Kyrgios (AUS) v [26] Filip Krajinovic (SRB)
Jordan Thompson (AUS) v [4] Stefanos Tsitsipas (GRE)
[Q] Jason Kubler (AUS) v [Q] Dennis Novak (AUT)

> READ: Wimbledon doubles draws revealed

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