Result: John Isner eases through at Wimbledon

John Isner eases into round two of Wimbledon with a 7-5 6-3 6-4 win over British wildcard Daniel Smethurst.

John Isner has eased into the second round of Wimbledon with a straight-sets win over British wildcard Daniel Smethurst.

John Isner of the United States celebrates after winning his Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Daniel Smethurst of Great Britain on day two of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon© Getty Images

The American, who is seeded ninth, took the opening set 7-5 before tightening his grip on the match by claiming the second 6-3.

World number 11 Isner then made sure of the victory as he closed out the one-sided contest 7-5 6-3 6-4.

Waiting for him in the next round will be either Finland's Jarkko Nieminen or Argentine Federico Delbonis.

John Isner returns a shot to Milos Raonic of Canada during the Western & Southern Open on August 15, 2013
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4Switzerland Stanislas Wawrinka5,690
5Serbia Novak Djokovic5,325
6Alexander Zverev4,470
7Croatia Marin Cilic4,155
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13Belgium David Goffin2,525
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19Czech Republic Tomas Berdych2,310
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