Veteran player Bethanie Mattek-Sands (#158) has actually reached the fourth round here in Wimbledon in 2008. However, the past few years have not been kind to her, as she has been beset by problems.
So it's great to see her past the first round again for the third time. This time, she beat in-form player, Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck (#46), 63 62.
She will meet another in-form player, Ana Ivanovic (#7) in the second round. I think she has a good chance of beating Ana as well, as long as she sticks to her guns.