WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Andy Roddick has advanced to the second round at Wimbledon by defeating Jeremy Chardy of France 6-3,
7-6 (3), 4-6, 6-3.
Roddick, seeded sixth, had only nine unforced errors Tuesday and hit 46 winners, including 20 aces. He lost only eight points on his first serve.
Roddick, the runner-up to Roger Federer in 2004 and 2005, improved to 29-8 at Wimbledon. He and Federer are in opposite halves of the bracket again this year.
Chardy was the 2005 boys' champion.
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