There was a shock for American teenager Coco Gauff though, as she was knocked out by Sofia Kenin, while five-time winner Venus Williams lost to Elina Svitolina.
It was a successful day for the Brits – with Jodie Burrage, Liam Broady and Jan Choinski all making it through, but Dan Evans will resume today needing to come from two sets down against Quentin Halys.
Two-time champion Andy Murray begins his latest Wimbledon campaign against fellow Brit Ryan Peniston today.
They’ll follow reigning women’s champ Elena Rybakina against Shelby Rogers on Centre Court.
British number one Cameron Norrie’s hoping for a safe passage through to the second round when he takes on Tomas Machac of the Czech Republic.
Top seed Carlos Alcaraz begins his tournament against Frenchman Jeremy Chardy.