Roger Federer believes he might just serve and volley his way to another Australian Open title, such is the strength of his trademark shots.
The six‑time champion sealed a simple passage through to the second round last night, defeating Denis Istomin with ease.
Federer downed the world No.101 in three straight sets on Rod Laver Arena; his 59th consecutive first‑round win at a major, a run dating back to the 2003 French Open.
Federer has claimed a world‑record 20 grand slams, hoping to gather a 21st at Melbourne Park by month's end.
Federer is next in action tomorrow against British qualifier Dan Evans, who shocked on his way to the fourth round in 2017.
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