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Roddick wins in straight sets; Davenport rolls into third round

Updated: February 27, 2008, 9:54 PM ET
Reuters

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Top-seeded Andy Roddick successfully opened his bid for a second straight tournament victory, beating qualifier Gilles Muller 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Wednesday night in the first round of the RMK Championships.

Roddick, coming off a victory Sunday in San Jose, Calif., overcame the hard-serving Muller's 18 aces. At one point in the second set, Muller had five straight aces.

"He was serving up a storm," Roddick said. "I was lucky to get through."

Roddick will face ...

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