Brian Baker Wins His First Round Match at Wimbledon

Brian Baker Wins His First Round Match at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – Belmont men's tennis assistant coach Brian Baker won his first round match at Wimbledon on Tuesday afternoon in Wimbledon, England.

The Nashville native beat #96 ranked Rui Machado of Portugal in straight sets, 7-6, 6-4, 6-0.  The win marks the second straight Grand Slam that Brian has won his first round match.  Last month, at the French Open, he beat Xavier Malisse in the first round of that event.

He now advances to the second round on Thursday where he will meet Jarkko Nieminen of Finland.  His second round match is scheduled on Thursday at 5:30am CT.  You can watch the match on ESPN3.com or through the Watch ESPN application on your mobile phone or tablet.  

For more scores and  information on this year's Wimbledon, go to www.wimbledon.com.

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