HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Top-ranked Roger Federer and No. 3 Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round of the Hamburg Masters on Wednesday. Second-ranked Rafael Nadal had to work harder.
Federer eased past Jarkko Nieminen 6-1, 6-3, and Djokovic downed Juan Ignacio Chela 6-3, 6-1. Djokvic, seeking consecutive titles after winning the Rome Masters, had 34 winners to Chela's 11.
Nadal needed a tiebreaker to overcome Potito Starace 6-4, 7-6 (6), while James Blake was upset by Janko Tipsarevic 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.