Swiss tennis player Roger Federer defeated world No. 16 Sam Querrey in the opening match of Saturday at the Laver Cup. The Swiss lost just six games against the big-serving American 6-4 6-2. Federer has remained perfect against Querrey. Previously, the Swiss beat the 29-year-old three times at the ATP level.

Federer of Team Europe gave his side a 5-1 lead over Team World following his win over Querrey. Team Europe had a 3-1 lead after the opening day of the Laver Cup. Team Europe's Marin Cilic, Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev clinched three points on Friday following their singles wins. Nick Kyrgios and Jack Sock of Team World managed to edge Spain's Rafa Nadal, and Czech Tomas Berdych in the doubles match to get their side on the board.

A win on Friday counted as one point, while a win on Saturday brings two points.

Nadal and Sock are currently clashing off in the second match of the day. Nadal is hoping to prolong Team Europe's lead. On the other side, American Sock is eager to reduce the deficit. The first team to reach 13 points will end winner at the annual edition of the Laver Cup, held this week in Prague.

Federer focused

Querrey had his chances at the beginning of Saturday's first match at the Laver Cup. Federer saved a breakpoint in the second game before he broke Querrey in the fifth game to open up a 3-2 lead. The American had a break point in the following game, but couldn't convert. Federer, who also blew a breakpoint try in the seventh game, held on to his serve to close out the first set.

Querrey bounced back at the beginning of the second.

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Querrey won the first game of the set before he lost five games in a row. The American stopped Federer's run in the seventh game. However, the Swiss routinely served out for the match in the following game.

Querrey paid the price for not realizing his break point opportunities. Querrey had a chance to open up a 2-0 first lead and then to bounce back immediately after getting broken by Federer. The rest of the match went easily on Federer's way after a saved break point chance in the seventh game of the opener.

No breaks for Querrey

Federer hit six aces and won 74 percent of his first serve points at the Laver Cup on Saturday. The Swiss broke Querrey three times during the match and saved each two of the American's break point chances. The match came to an end after an hour and 10 minutes of play. It remains to be seen will Federer or Querrey play any singles matches or the doubles match on Sunday.