The Latest: Kevin Anderson advances at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local):

1:20 p.m.

Last year's runner-up Kevin Anderson reached the second round of Wimbledon by beating Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Anderson hit 16 aces and saved all seven break points he faced.

The South African is looking for his first Grand Slam title after losing last year's final to Novak Djokovic, having beaten John Isner in a 6 1/2-hour five-setter in the semifinals.

Also in early action, three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka advanced with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win over qualifier Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium.

Wawrinka has won the French Open, U.S. Open and Australian Open but has never been past the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

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11:30 a.m.

Play has started on Day 1 at Wimbledon in cool, dry conditions.

Among the players in early action on the outside courts are 2018 runner-up Kevin Anderson and three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka.

The high temperature is expected to be about 21 degrees C (70 degrees F) with only occasional clouds.

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WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local):

1:20 p.m.

Last year's runner-up Kevin Anderson reached the second round of Wimbledon by beating Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3, 6-4, 6-2.

Anderson hit 16 aces and saved all seven break points he faced.

The South African is looking for his first Grand Slam title after losing last year's final to Novak Djokovic, having beaten John Isner in a 6 1/2-hour five-setter in the semifinals.

Also in early action, three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka advanced with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win over qualifier Ruben Bemelmans of Belgium.

Wawrinka has won the French Open, U.S. Open and Australian Open but has never been past the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

___

11:30 a.m.

Play has started on Day 1 at Wimbledon in cool, dry conditions.

Among the players in early action on the outside courts are 2018 runner-up Kevin Anderson and three-time major champion Stan Wawrinka.

The high temperature is expected to be about 21 degrees C (70 degrees F) with only occasional clouds.

Matches on Centre Court and No.
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