Opposite to his opening match at last week’s Shanghai Rolex Masters, Roger Federer sprinted past Gilles Muller in Wednesday’s first round. The Swiss maestro needed just 46 minutes to advance, 6-2 6-1, firing nine aces and losing just four points on serve for the match.

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Federer will face Denis Istomin in the second round on Thursday, 6pm local time in Basel. The two faced off last year, with the Swiss prevailing in three sets.

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