Simple for Roger Federer

  • Last Updated: August 6 2014, 8:58 BST

Roger Federer put on a professional display as he eased into the third round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto with a straight-sets win over Canadian Peter Polansky.

Roger Federer: Claimed a straight-sets win
Roger Federer: Claimed a straight-sets win

The second seed, who is currently ranked third in the world, was clinical as he dismantled Polansky's serve in front of his home fans to win 6-2 6-0.

Fellow Canadian Vasek Pospisil pushed Richard Gasquet to almost give the crowd something to shout about, but he was ultimately edged out 7-5 7-5 by the world number 13.

Latvian Ernests Gulbis ruthlessly made sure there were no upsets in his match as he refused to relinquish even a single break point in a 6-3 6-4 triumph over Joao Sousa.

Frenchman Gael Monfils faces a second-round clash against world number one Novak Djokovic after beating Radek Stepanek 6-4 7-5.

Australian teenager Nick Kyrgios, given a wildcard as he returns to action for the first time since reaching the quarter-finals at Wimbledon, saw off Santiago Giraldo 7-6 (7/3) 7-5 to earn a meeting with Andy Murray.

Ivo Karlovic will face Gasquet after beating Bernard Tomic 3-6 7-6 (7/5) 7-6 (8/6) in a lengthy contest.

Number 16 Fabio Fognini defeated Russian Mikhail Youzhny 6-4 6-3 and 17th-seeded Tommy Robredo took a 6-3 7-6(7/3) win over German Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Canadian Frank Dancevic could not lift the home crowd as he lost 5-7 6-0 6-3 to Donaldo Young, while Brayden Schnur lost 6-3 6-3 to Andreas Seppi.

Jack Sock dispatched Jurgen Melzer 6-1 6-3 to set up a meeting with home favourite Milos Raonic, while there were also first-round wins for Gilles Simon, Yen-Hsun Lu and Malek Jaziri.

The other second-round match of the day saw third seed Stan Wawrinka given a test by French qualifier Benoit Paire, with the Swiss eventually prevailing 4-6 6-3 7-6 (7/2) in a contest which lasted more than two hours.