The third day of the 2013 edition of the Australian Open saw Maria Sharapova demolish her opponent while Indian hopes were dashed as Somdev Devvarman squandered a 2 set lead to lose in the second round along with Sania Mirza's first round elimination in the Women's Doubles. (AFP Photos)
Maria Sharapova showed no mercy on Misaki Doi crushing her 6-0, 6-0 to finish it off in 47 minutes.
Agnieszka Radwanska triumphed over Irina-Camelia Begu to win 6-3, 6-3.
Zheng Jie pulled packed off Samantha Stosur after some hard tennis to win 4-6, 6-1, 5-7.
Somdev Devvarman battled hard but was forced to make a hash of his two set lead as he lost 7-6, 6-3, 1-6, 0-6, 5-7 to Jerzy Janowicz.
Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek-Sands crashed out in the first round losing to the pair of Silvia Soler Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro 6-7, 3-6.
Venus Williams booked her place in the third round after a comprehensive 6-3, 6-3 win over Alize Cornet.
Novak Djokovic eased into the third round beating Ryan Harrison in straight sets to take the match 6-1, 6-2, 6-3.