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Result: Kevin Anderson comes through against Ricardis Berankis

Fourteenth seed Kevin Anderson seals his place in the Australia Open third round with victory over Ricardas Berankis.

Kevin Anderson has run out a straight-sets winner over Ricardas Berankis in the second round of the Australian Open.

Kevin Anderson in action on day three of the Australian Open on January 21, 2015© Getty Images

The South African fired down 14 aces as he eased past the Lithuanian by a 6-2 6-2 7-6 scoreline.

Anderson required over three hours to see off Diego Schwartzman in the first round, but Wednesday's match proved to be a much easier affair.

The 14th seed dropped just one point on serve as he wrapped up the first set inside 23 minutes, before another two breaks in the second helped him into a commanding lead.

Berankis offered more quality in the third as he attempted to remain in the match but despite managing to take the set to a tie-break, he failed to derail his opponent who won in one hour 47 minutes.

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Kevin Anderson in action on day one of the Australian Open on January 19, 2015
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