Federer into Roland Garros third round for 15th time

Roger Federer won 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 over Oscar Otte. (AFP pic)

PARIS: Roger Federer reached the third round of Roland Garros for the 15th time on Wednesday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 win over German lucky loser Oscar Otte.

Third seed Federer defeated the world number 144 in 95 minutes on Court Philippe Chatrier, saving all four break points he faced.

Next up for 37-year-old Federer is a clash with Norway’s Casper Ruud who put out Italian 29th seed Matteo Berrettini 6-4, 7-5, 6-3.