Result: Juan Martin del Potro eases past Benjamin Becker

Juan Martin Del Potro shakes hands with Benjamin Becker following their second round match on January 17, 2013
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Juan Martin del Potro reaches round three of the Australian Open with a comfortable straight-sets victory over Benjamin Becker.

Sixth seed Juan Martin del Potro has reached round three of the Australian Open thanks to a convincing straight-sets victory over Benjamin Becker.

The Argentine faced just one break point, as he overcame the German 6-2 6-4 6-2 in 104 minutes on Margaret Court Arena.

Del Potro, who had never previously faced Becker, hit 50 winners and just 18 unforced errors.

He also hit 22 aces and registered a fastest serve of 218kmh.

Jeremy Chardy will provide the opposition for Del Potro in the third round.

Juan Martin del Potro
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