Australian Open 2013: Djokovic and Sharapova advance to third round

  • Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova both won their second-round matches in style on Wednesday, winning in straight sets to advance to the third round.

    Second-seeded Sharapova beat Misaki Doi in straight sets to post a 6-0, 6-0 win in less than 50 minutes.

    She will face no. 25-seeded Venus Williams in the third round.

    Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic claimed a 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 victory over American Ryan Harrison.

    The two-time defending champion has now won 16 straight singles matches at the Australian Open dating back to 2011.

    Djokovic will take on Czech veteran Radek Stepanek in the third round.

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