Roddick, with new Coach Jimmy Connors, Roddick won in one hour and 22 minutes. He had his serve broken only once -- late in the third set.
Connors is a five-time U.S. Open champ. Roddick, the 2003 U.S. Open winner, is 13-1 since joining Connors.
Also Monday, sixth seed Tommy Robredo of Spain beat Brazil's Flavio Saretta, 6-2, 6-1, 6-2, and eighth seed Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus beat Germany's Alexander Waske, 7-6 (7-1), 7-6 (9-7), 6-3.
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