Defending Wimbledon champ Federer coasts into 2nd round

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Federer added: "Obviously we also need to figure out with Uniqlo when at one point we can start selling clothes for the public as well".

Federer, who had been wearing Nike since 1994, will continue wearing their shoes as Uniqlo does not make sports footwear. But it clearly had no effect on his game.

"It was a really nice feeling".

"I assume that the RF line that we've come to know will simply go away", Andrews said. "It's also something that was very important for me, for the fans really".

Federer is looking for a record-extending ninth title at the All England Club but only needed to step onto the court to create a bit more history.

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And he's apparently ready to oblige.

"Yeah, so the RF logo is with Nike at the moment, but it will come to me at some point", Federer said.

Roger Federer began the defence of his Wimbledon men's title in sensational style as he swept past Dusan Lajovic to reach the second round on opening Monday.

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The third-seeded Croatian hit 21 aces and a total of 44 winners - compared to one ace and six winners for Nishioka - to complete victory in 1 hour, 46 minutes.

Spaniard Lopez toasted his 66th consecutive showing at the tennis majors by cruising past Federico Delbonis 6-3 6-4 6-2 and into the second round at Wimbledon.

Play is under way on Day 1 at Wimbledon.

The second seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark defeated America's Varvara Lepchenko 6/0, 6/3 to advance to the second round.

The 36-year-old eight-time Wimbledon champion penned a contract with Japanese apparel giant Uniqlo, virtually severing a two-decade association with Nike in the process. The match lasted just 61 minutes.

Three-time major victor Stan Wawrinka stunned Bulgarian sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov 1-6, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5), 6-4 in the first round.

Federer played at 65 successive slams from the 2000 Australian Open, until missing the French Open in 2016.

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