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Federer shows no mercy in opener

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LONDON — The man with the most major titles in tennis came up against the player with the second-worst record in Grand Slam history.

So it was no surprise that Roger Federer strolled to a 6-1, 6-1, 6-3 victory today over Paolo Lorenzi, a one-sided encounter that gave the Swiss star a quick workout to start his quest for an eighth Wimbledon crown and 18th Grand Slam championship.

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