Pre-tournament favourite Rafael Nadal eased past America's Ryan Harrison 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to record his 16th win on hard courts this year.
Defending champion Serena Williams crushed Italian veteran Francesca Schiavone, 6-0, 6-1. Her sister Venus, champion in 2000 and 2001, fought past Belgian 12th seed Kirsten Flipkens 6-1, 6-2.
Li Na reached the second round with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Olga Govortsova of Belarus.
Agnieszka Radwanska eased past Silvia Soler-Espinosa 6-1, 6-2.
Laura Robson won nine games in succession to beat Spanish veteran Lourdes Dominguez Lino, 7-5, 6-0.
Daniel Evans, making his debut after coming through qualifying, swept past Japanese 11th seed Kei Nishikori, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.
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ICC took a critical view of Dhoni's comments.
Focus will once again be on shooters as India look to enhance their medal tally.
Hamilton was asked to concede his lead to teammate Rosberg by Mercedes officials at Hungarian GP.
Russia has been trying to destabilize Ukraine.
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