Roddick Wins Opening Match of Australian Open

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Andy Roddick has won his opening match at the Australian Open, easily defeating Bjorn Rehnquist of Sweden 6-0, 6-2, 6-2.

Roddick, playing the first match of the tournament Monday at Rod
Laver Arena, won the first set in 28 minutes. When Rehnquist held
to take his first game for 1-1 in the second, a large Swedish
section of fans cheered loudly.

Roddick, the 2003 U.S. Open champion, next plays the winner of
the match between Xavier Malisse of Belgium and Michael Llodra of
France.