2014 Ausralian Open: Djokovic, Williams, Li Na, Reach Third Round.

Defending champion Novak Djokovic made light of the intense Melbourne heat to ease into the third round of the Australian Open.

The Serb overcame an early fall and a temperature of 41.5C to beat Leonardo Mayer 6-0 6-4 6-4.

Top seed Serena Williams took just 63 minutes to thrash Vesna Dolonc 6-1 6-2.

Serena Williams Proceeds Into the Third Round of the 2014 Australian Open.
Serena Williams Proceeds Into the Third Round of the 2014 Australian Open.

Fourth seed Li Naended the hopes of 16-year-old Belinda Bencic in straight sets, while home favourite Sam Stosur beat Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2 6-0.

Rod Laver Arena

Djokovic (Ser) [2] beat Mayer (Arg) 6-0 6-4 6-4

S Williams (US) [1] beat Dolonc (Ser) 6-1 6-2

Li (Chn) [4] beat Bencic (Swi) 6-0 7-6 (7-5)

Stosur (Aus) [17] beat Pironkova (Bul) 6-2 6-0

Pospisil (Can) [28] beat Ebden (Aus) 3-6 7-6 (8-6) 7-6 (11-9) 6-1

Hisense Arena

Berdych (Cze) [7] beat De Schepper (Fra) 6-4 6-1 6-3

Ferrer (Spa) [3] beat Mannarino (Fra) 7-6 (7-2) 5-7 6-0 6-3

Dellacqua (Aus) beat Flipkens (Bel) [18] 6-3 6-0

Margaret Court Arena

Niculescu (Rom) beat Lisicki (Ger) [15] 2-6 6-2 6-2

Pennetta (Ita) [28] beat Puig (Pur) 6-3 6-4

Kerber (Ger) [9] beat Kudryav’va (Rus) 6-4 6-2

Querrey (US) beat Gulbis (Lat) [23] 6-2 6-3 6-4

Wawrinka (Swi) [8] beat Falla (Col) 6-3 6-3 6-7 (4-7) 6-4

Sourced from the BBC Sport.

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