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Federer cruises as Serena, Venus eye Paris showdown

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Roger Federer racked up a record-equalling 59th career win at the French Open on Sunday while Serena and Venus Williams edged closer to a third-round sister showdown. 

Switzerland's Roger Federer waves at the crowd after winning his French tennis Open first round match at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris on May 25, 2014. Federer won 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 against Slovakia's Lukas Lacko

Federer kicked off his 16th consecutive Roland Garros with a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 win over Slovakia's Lukas Lacko, his first victory since becoming a father of twins for the second time.

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