Imperious Federer eases past Dolgopolov to reach Oz Open third round

Melbourne : Third-seed Roger Federer continued his imperious run as he eased past Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine in straight sets to progress to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday.

The Swiss maestro thrashed his Ukrainian opponent 6-3, 7-5, 6-1 in a thrilling second round clash on Rod Laver Arena.

Meanwhile, controversial Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios also breeze into the third round after claiming a 6-4, 7-5, 7-6 (7-2) triumph against Pablo Cuevas.(ANI)