08-28-2007 10:41

World number one Roger Federer might just become the first man in the Open era to win four straight titles at the US championship. He made a strong start by cruising past his qualifier in straight sets on Monday.On the women's side, top seed Justine Henin is also through to the next round.

Roger Federer began his quest for a fourth successive US Open title with a straightforward victory on Monday. The Swiss top seed dispatched American qualifier Scoville Jenkins, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4 in just one hour and 32 minutes.