Result: Richard Gasquet battles past Ivan Dodig

Frenchman Richard Gasquet celebrates after defeating Ivan Dodig in the third round at the Australian Open tennis championship on January 19, 2013
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Ninth seed Richard Gasquet overcomes Croatia's Ivan Dodig to progress to the last 16 of the Australian Open.

Richard Gasquet came from a set down against Ivan Dodig to progress to round four of the Australian Open on Saturday.

The ninth seed prevailed 4-6 6-3 7-6 6-0 after 145 minutes on Show Court Three.

Dodig converted the only break point of the opening set to take an early lead, but the Croatian lost his service twice in the second as Gasquet levelled the match.

All 12 games went with serve in the third set, setting up a tie-break, which Gasquet claimed 7-2.

Gasquet, who will face either Jo-Wilfried Tsonga or Blaz Kavcic in the last 16, won 27 of 39 points in set four, which lasted just 24 minutes.

Frenchman Richard Gasquet serves during his second round victory at the Australian Open on January 17, 2013
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