Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych lost in straight sets to Steve Darcis of Belgium on Saturday in the first round of Olympic play at Wimbledon [ Images ].
Darcis won 6-4, 6-4, with solid serving and groundstrokes. On matchpoint, he hit a series of crosscourt backhand slices before the Czech lofted a ball out.
Berdych reached the Wimbledon final in 2010, losing to Rafael Nadal [ Images ]. Darcis, ranked 75, reached his career-high ranking of 44 in 2008.
Ivanovic beats McHale in 1st round
Ana Ivanovic [ Images ] beat Christina McHale of the United States, 6-4, 7-5, on Saturday in the first round of Olympic play at Wimbledon.
The 11th-seeded Serb raised her fist in triumph when McHale hit a backhand into the net on Ivanovic's second match point.
Ivanovic won the French Open [ Images ] in 2008.
The Belgian veteran, who has won four majors, could face fifth-seeded Samantha Stosur [ Images ] in the next round.
Clijsters was playing in the Olympics [ Images ] for the first time. She missed the Beijing [ Images ] Games in 2008 because she was in the middle of a two-year retirement. She plans to retire after the US Open [ Images ] this year.