Djokovic moves on at Aussie Open

The Sports NetworkJanuary 14, 2014 

Melbourne, Australia (SportsNetwork.com) - Three-time reigning and four-time overall champion Novak Djokovic was a second-round winner Wednesday at the Australian Open.

The second-seeded Serbian closed out the day session on Rod Laver Arena with a 6-0, 6-4, 6-4 win over Argentine Leonardo Mayer. Djokovic served 12 aces, committed only 11 unforced errors and didn't face a single break point.

Spaniard David Ferrer, Czech Tomas Berdych, Frenchman Richard Gasquet and Pole Jerzy Janowicz were among the other seeded players to post wins on Day 3.

The third-seeded Ferrer and the seventh-seeded Berdych both dismissed Frenchmen on Hisense Arena. Ferrer beat Adrian Mannarino 7-6 (7-2), 5-7, 6-0, 6-3 after Berdych topped Kenny De Schepper 6-4, 6-1, 6-3.

Berdych's next opponent will be Damir Dzumhur, who moved on after Croat Ivan Dodig retired. Dzumhur fought back from two sets down and was leading 4-1 in the fourth set when the 32nd-seeded Dodig called it quits.

There were eight retirements on the men's side in the first round.

Gasquet, the ninth seed, handled former world No. 3 Russian Nikolay Davydenko 7-6 (7-3), 6-4, 6-4, while the 20th-seeded Janowicz overcame dropping the opening set to beat Spaniard Pablo Andujar 4-6, 7-6 (7-3), 7-6 (7-5), 6-3.

Janowicz will next meet Florian Mayer after the German outlasted 14th-seeded Russian Mikhail Youzhny 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.

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