sport news The two British players in action on day one both won comfortably

Brit Watch: Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson eased through on the first day... can Dan Evans and Paul Jubb follow suit on day two? Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson both comfortably won their first matches There are a total of 10 British players competing at Wimbledon this year Sportsmail assesses the chances of the eight remaining Brits left to play

By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail

Published: 22:31 BST, 1 July 2019 | Updated: 22:37 BST, 1 July 2019

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There were only two Brits on parade on day one of Wimbledon, but both won comfortably — Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson both cruising through to the second round with straight-sets victories.

That means there are still 10 homegrown players left.

Sportsmail assesses the chances of the eight remaining Brits in first-round action... 

Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson both comfortably won their first matches at Wimbledon

Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson both comfortably won their first matches at Wimbledon

They were the first two of 10 homegrown players taking part in the first round of Wimbledon

They were the first two of 10 homegrown players taking part in the first round of Wimbledon

Dan Evans v Federico Delbonis 

The 28-year-old Argentine, ranked 75, has not won a main draw singles match in four Wimbledon appearances, so given Evans’s ease on the surface and stack of recent grass court victories, this is an excellent chance for him. 

Paul Jubb v Joao Sousa 

A best-ever victory for the Hull teenager is going to be required to beat seasoned Portuguese battler Sousa, who is not at his best on grass but is a strong competitor and recently won three rounds at the ATP event in Halle. 

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