Roger Federer was his effortless self Monday in the first round of the United States Open. He was never threatened as he dismantled Donald Young, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, to stretch his record in Open night matches to 22-0.
“It makes a lot of fun,” Federer said of playing at night. “It is a lot of pressure since I’m going out as the big favorite to win.”
Federer’s play was swift, his backhand winners crushing. After winning his seventh Wimbledon singles title, Federer, 31, has regained his stature as...