Roger Federer eases into 2016 Australian Open third round

  • Federer beats Alexander Dolgopolov 6-3, 7-5, 6-1
  • Kei Nishikori beats Austin Krajicek 6-3, 7-6 (7-5), 6-3

Roger Federer was near flawless as he marched into the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday with a straight-sets victory over Ukraine’s Alexander Dolgopolov.

At no stage in the match did Federer find himself down a single break point. The key moment came in the 11th game of the second set when Dolgopolov made a hash of an ill-advised drop shot, opening the door for Federer to break for 6-5. The final set was largely one-way traffic as the No3 seed went on to win 6-3, 7-5, 6-1.

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