French Open: Roger Federer Racks Up Record-Equalling 59th Win at Roland Garros

Updated: 25 May 2014 17:55 IST

Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer eased to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 win against world number 88 Lukas Lacko to kick-off his 16th straight Roland Garros with a comfortable victory.

French Open: Roger Federer Racks Up Record-Equalling 59th Win at Roland Garros

Paris:

Fourth seed Roger Federer clinched a record-equalling 59th win at the French Open on Sunday as he breezed past Slovakia's Lukas Lacko.

The 2009 champion eased to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 win against the world number 88 to kick-off his 16th straight Roland Garros with a comfortable victory.

His 59 career wins at the tournament have taken him level with eight-time champion Rafael Nadal.

Federer will face either Portugal's Gastao Elias or Diego Sebastian Schwartzman of Argentina for a place in the last 32.



Topics : Tennis
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