No. 2 seed
, who is trying to become the first British man to win the
singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over
“It's obviously surprising but that's sport, and Rafa's not played on the grass this year either,” Murray said in an interview with the
"It's obviously an upset, but if you're a little bit off, that can happen."
In a matchup of promising young American players, No. 17
In general, though, it was a rough day for American women.