How it happened: An obsessive day of work at Wimbledon brings back six British victories

It was a very hopeful day for the Britons at Wimbledon on Tuesday with 11 players at home in the first round.

Here, the Palestinian News Agency tracks how it happened today.

1.03 pm: It was a great start for the British Ryan Penistonwho had an excellent season on grass, made his Wimbledon debut with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Henri Laksonen.

1.23 pm:Katie Swan She became the first victim of the day as she was beaten 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 by Marta Kostyuk. In the match, which was postponed on Monday, Swan clinched the first set, but the Ukrainian came back.

1.57pm: There was more disappointment Jay Clark He came out to Christian Harrison in a contest that started on Monday. The British number seven dropped 7-6 (3) 6-1 7-6 (6).

2.16 pm: Triple British losses were completed with defeat Sonai Kartal. The Brighton player changed her opponent at short notice due to the withdrawal but suffered a 6-4 3-6 6-1 loss to the lucky loser Leslie Patinama Kerkhove of the Netherlands.

3.41 pm:Heather Watson He stopped the mold with an impressive first-court win. And in another match that couldn’t have ended on Monday, Watson returned to win the decider against Tamara Korbach for a 6-7(7), 7-5, 6-2 victory.

3.43 pm:Paul Gib She failed in an epic five-set battle with Nick Kyrgios. Gibb fought a brave battle against the Australian but eventually succumbed to a 3-6, 6-1 7-5, 6-7 (3) 7-5 loss.

5.47 pm: It was an unforgettable day for Jack Draper He scored his first Grand Slam win, defeating Belgian Zizou Burgess with an impressive 6-4, 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory.

Jack Draper celebrates his first Wimbledon win (Adam Davey/PA)

(PA wire)

6.49pm:: Aleister Gray He claimed an unexpected Briton win, marking his first Grand Slam singles appearance by defeating 2018 Wimbledon boys’ singles champion Tseng Chun-hsin 6-3, 6-3, 7-6 (3).

8.09 pm: The biggest surprise of the day came late when he was second in Britain Dan Evans He lost in straight sets to Jason Kubler. The 29-year-old Australian was making his second Wimbledon appearance and first since 2018, but defeated Evans 6-1 6-4 6-3.

8.38 pm:: Liam Brody He maintained his victories, bypassing Lucas Klein in five sets. It took three hours and 30 minutes, but the world number 132 won 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-7 (2), 6-3.

8.50:Katie PoulterShe ensured that the day would end with her victory as she became the sixth British success. Poulter, on her way back from injury, had a lot on French Clara Borrell, winning 7-5, 6-3.

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