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Australian Open Day 3 results: Federer, Serena, Sharapova all advance; Berdych and Kyrgios win to set up third round clash; Radwanska tops Bouchard and more.

By Jamie Lisanti
January 19, 2016

Catch up on all of the action, news and results from Day 3 at the 2016 Australian Open on Wednesday that you may have missed while you were sleeping.

Top seeds sweep the day session on RLA

The favorites had no trouble with their lesser-ranked opponents on Melbourne Park’s main court on Wednesday, as No. 5-seed Maria Sharapova started the day with a 6–2, 6–1 win over Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich to notch her 50th career Australian Open victory. In the next match, No. 1-seed Serena Williams dominated against Su-Wei Hsieh, winning 6–1, 6–2 in 60 minutes. Serena hit 26 winners and seven aces on the match. No. 3-seed Roger Federer closed out the day session with a commanding 6–3, 7–5, 6–1 win over Alexandr Dolgopolov for his 299th Grand Slam victory. Wednesday’s win put Federer into the third round at the Australian Open 16th-straight time and after the match, he was asked how long he sees himself competing at this high level.

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