WIMBLEDON — It rained late in the day Thursday at
And that one didn't last long.
Federer, racing against Father Time to win an eighth title here, sent Gilles Muller of Luxembourg out in straight sets, 6-3, 7-5, 6-3. Federer joined other marquee stars in making easy advances.
Williams said she is hoping to ease her way into the tournament.
"I don't want to feel great, necessarily, right now," she said, "because hopefully I have several more matches to play."
As has been the tendency in recent major tennis events, 6-foot-10