ATP Wimbledon: Roger Federer rolls past Lacko to tie Jimmy Connors' record

Federer eases into 3rd round at Wimbledon

Andre Agassi has described "timeless" Wimbledon favourite Roger Federer's exploits in the twilight of his career as "unexplainable".

Roger Federer is a blur of action as he returns against Lukas Lacko.

At one point, Roger won staggering 35 points in a row on serve, including a flawless second set where he held five times at love, and Lukas never reached a deuce on the return.

Two days after creating a stir at Wimbledon with his new mega-bucks clothing deal, Federer was back making a style statement with his dazzling tennis as he gave Lacko a 6-4 6-4 6-1 dressing down to reach the third round on Wednesday.

Lukáš Lacko was the victim at Centre Court on Tuesday, falling in three consecutive sets (6-4, 6-4, 6-1) as Federer breezed through him with an utterly imperious serve.

"Oh, I didn't know that", he said sounding bemused.

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Federer made 48 winners against 11 unforced errors and cleaned up in the second set, as he did not drop a single point on his serve.

It was another dominant display by the eight-time champion, who lost just nine of 61 points on his serve in total and broke Lacko five times, including with a forehand victor to close out the match. "Sometimes your serve matches up better against certain players".

Federer won 35 straight points on his own serve en route to beating Lacko and advancing to the third round. Not wasting too much energy in the first matches is nice to have.

In the first round, she started by conceding a tiebreaker against 58th-ranked Johanna Larsson before taking 12 of the last 15 games.

Milos Raonic eased past Australia's John Millman in straight sets to book his place in the third round.

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