Federer punches ticket to Australian Open 2nd round with straight-sets win
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Roger Federer took another step toward a 21st Grand Slam singles title with a routine 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 win over Steve Johnson at Rod Laver Arena.

Federer, playing his first tournament of the season, wasn't troubled in his match with the American as he seeks his seventh Australian title. He won his first in Melbourne in 2004.

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Federer punches ticket to Australian Open 2nd round with straight-sets win
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