Tennis: Sharapova destroys ex-World No.1

Maria Sharapova wasted no time in beating Lindsay Davenport – it took the number five seed just one hour and six minutes to get through to the third round of the Australian Open, 6-1, 6-3.

Elena Dementieva has also made it into the third round, beating Anabel Medina Garrigues, 5-7, 6-2, 6-3.

Nikolay Davydenko, Russia's top player in the men's draw, made light work of his second match sweeping Nicolas Mahut in three straight sets, 6-4, 6-0, 6-3. 

Russia's Igor Andreev has beaten Belgium's Kristof Vliegen, 7-5, 7-5, 6-2.