Result: Richard Gasquet sees off Alejandro Falla

Frenchman Richard Gasquet serves during his second round victory at the Australian Open on January 17, 2013
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Ninth-seed Richard Gasquet drops just seven games as he overcomes Alejandro Falla in round two of the Australian Open.

Ninth seed Richard Gasquet dropped just seven games as he overcame Alejandro Falla in round two of the Australian Open on Thursday.

The Frenchman served supremely on Show Court Two, hitting 13 aces and winning 76% of points behind his first serve.

He broke his Colombian opponent six times en route to securing a 6-3 6-2 6-2 victory inside 101 minutes.

Croatia's Ivan Dodig will face Gasquet in the next round.

Frenchman Richard Gasquet hits a return during his first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship on January 15, 2013
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