Maria Sharapova surprisingly knocked out from the first round of Wimbledon 2018.
In the Wimbledon 2018 match, Vitalia Diatchenko from Russia beat Maria Sharapova. Along with Maria, Petra Kvitova was also defeated by Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
On the other side, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal entered into second round. They won their matches against Tennys Sandgren and Dudi Sela respectively.
In 2011, Rafael Nadal was the runner-up as Novak Djokovic won the tournament. However, Nadal failed to reach beyond the 4th round since 2011.
However, Novak Djokovic seeded 12, was forced to retire from the quarter final against Tomas Berdych. He faced elbow injury and failed to play that match. Djokovic said that he made lot of mistakes but it was a solid contest.