Will Ferrell crashed Roger Federer's Australian Open interview with some hard-hitting questions

You're 36-years old.

Federer pounced immediately at the start of the second to gain another break and cantered through the rest of the match against a player who he had never played before. Its great to win, for sure, ” he said.

Ninth seed Stan Wawrinka struggled at times in his first match since last year's Wimbledon because of knee surgery, but held on to beat Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis 6-3, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (2) in the first round. "Last year could be my favourite year of my career but I am hoping to stay healthy, give myself chances and play my very best in the big matches like last year".

Kerber, who won the 2016 Australian Open, won four singles matches at the Hopman Cup, then followed that up with five wins en route to the Sydney International title last week. "I love it here", said the Russian, who returned from her drugs ban in April past year.

"I'm hoping for it to go well again, I'm just not sure it can go that well; a year ago was just so good".

Young gun Alexander Zverev, seeded four, and Belgian seventh seed David Goffin were among men to make the second round. I was a bit anxious it was going to come my way.

"2017, I have said goodbye already, I am not looking back", she said after a forgettable last season that saw her relinquish the number one spot and slide down the rankings.

Wimbledon champion Garbine Mugurza, Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Garcia, Johanna Konta, Elena Vesnina, Agnieszka Radwanska, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni and Lucie Safarova advanced.

Meanwhile, there were several upsets as Milos Raonic and Roberto Bautista Agut were knocked out by Lukas Lacko and Fernando Verdasco, respectively; in the women's draw, Andrea Petkovic beat Petra Kvitova 6-3, 4-6, 10-8 in a three-hour epic.

The surprise reaction from Federer surely sent the crowd into a fit of laughter again just as they were settling down for the Bedene serve and they thunderously applauded Federer's cheeky comment. "But it felt pretty routine today".

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