A pair of Italians and a pair of Britains. A beloved resurgent player and a Top 8 Grand Slam champion mark the losses on the first day. Here are some significant results.
Guillermo Garcia Lopez (Spain)
Tommy Haas (Germany) 
Won't dent Haas' points since he lost at Round 1 last year as well.
Jordan Thompson (Australia)
Jerzy Janowicz (Poland) 
Thompson nearly gave the home crowd something to cheer about until Janowicz found his form to steamroll over the Aussie teenager.
Heather Watson (Great Britain)
Daniela Hantuchova (Slovakia) 
A good effort from Watson however both are basically doomed since they are drawn in Serena's quarter.
Annika Bech (Germany)
Petra Martic (Croatia)
Only for the scoreline. Poor Petra Martic, we have our first double bagel of the tournament.
Roberta Vinci (Italy) 
Jie Zheng (China)
To give Roberta the benefit of the doubt she is facing a formidable opponent in the form of a former Top 15 player and semi-finalist here in 2010. A tough draw.
Laura Robson (Great Britain)
Kirsten Flipkens (Belgium) 
Robson was bounced by the Belgian in 50 minutes. Flipkens was simply too strong for Robson with her first match from a recovery from wrist injury
Julia Goerges (Germany)
Sara Errani (Italy) 
Another Italian handed a tough first round draw. Goerges is also a former Top 15 player and a consistent Australian Open performer. Whilst the same cannot be said for Sara Errani.
Ekaterina Makarova (Russia) 
Venus Williams (USA)
A good match from both players, it's a shame to see Venus out so early though.
Luksika Kumkhum (Thailand)
Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 
The biggest loss of Day 1 at the hands of an unknown Thai player in her first Grand Slam main draw. She will next contend with Mona Barthel, will her fairy tale continue?