Roger Federer began his 2009 Wimbledon title recovery mission on the right foot, beating Lu Yen-hsun of Taiwan in straight sets, 7-5, 6-3, 6-2. Lu wasn’t rolling over in the first set an letting Federer ease through the beginning but he didn’t have much to give afterwards.
Federer fell behind early in the first set, losing serve to trail 3-2 at one points but broke Lu twice to win the set and pave way for a comfortable 3 set win. Federer is now 41 out of his last 42 matches in Wimbledon, with his only loss coming in last years final to Rafael Nadal. Nadal isn’t here in 2009. No. 6 title getting closer for Roger?