Very special match.
Oliver Rochus was his doubles partner when they were juniors.
They won Wimbledon together, didn't they?
In the first set Ollie fought through 5 set points.
A great player, he had a very good USO 04 and AO 05.
Miami (BBC) - World number one Roger Federer required 71 minutes to book his place in the third round of the Nasdaq-100 Open with a 6-3 6-1 win over Olivier Rochus
Federer powered 12 aces to brush aside the diminutive Belgian, who beat the tour's tallest player, Ivo Karlovic, in the opening round.
The Swiss will play Mariano Zabaleta in the next round.
Elsewhere, 10th seed Joachim Johansson was beaten in straight sets by unseeded American Jeff Morrison.
Nicolas Kiefer lost out in the all-German clash, beaten comfortably 6-4 6-2 by Florian Meyer.
Victor Hanescu took the opening set with ease against Taylor Dent but had to concede the match through injury whilst trailing 4-0 in the decider.
Last year's runner-up Guillermo Coria safely negotiated his opening match against Davide Sanguinetti, beating the Italian 6-1 6-4.
Argentina's Coria had to retire from last year's final against Andy Roddick with back pains caused by kidney stones.
Roddick retired from the tournament on Friday with a wrist injury.