Result: Heather Watson through at home Grand Slam

Heather Watson overcomes the challenge of Ajla Tomljanovic to reach the second round of Wimbledon.

Great Britain's Heather Watson advanced through to the second round of Wimbledon this afternoon thanks to a 6-3 6-2 victory over Ajla Tomljanovic.

Britain's Heather Watson celebrates after winning her women's singles first round match against Croatia's Ajla Tomljanovic on day two of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 24, 2014© Getty Images

Watson, ranked 60 in the world, claimed the opening set courtesy of one break of her Croatia-born opponent's serve.

The second set proved to be much more straightforward for the 22-year-old, who broke two more times to win the encounter in one hour and seven minutes.

Watson has never gone beyond the third round at SW19.

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