US Open: Federer easily thru.
Yesterday marked the beginning of the US Open at Flushing Meadows in New-York. The number 1 player in the world, Roger Federer, had no problem getting to the second round of the last major tournament of the 2007 season.
In only 90 short minutes, Federer defeated Scoville Jenkins in 3 straight sets of 6-3, 6-2 and 6-4 and is moving on to the second round.
In other matches, Nikolai Davydenko (4) defeated Jesse Levine 6-4, 6-0 and 6-1. Max Mirnyi won his match over Markus Baghdatis by 6-3, 7-5, 3-6 and 7-6 while Richard Gasquet (13) has also qualified himself to the second round yesterday.
The tournament continues today.
(Picture: Canadian Press)