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Federer races through, Azarenka, Sharapova win

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Roger Federer began his bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title with a 69-minute demolition of Victor Hanescu on Monday as Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka also moved into the second round. 

Roger Federer celebrates after beating Victor Hanescu at Wimbledon on Monday. Defending champion Federer began his bid for a record eighth Wimbledon title with a 69-minute demolition of Hanescu Monday as Victoria Azarenka overcame a horrific fall to also progress.

Federer, 31, swept to a 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 win on Centre Court to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his first triumph at the All England Club.

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