Novak Djokovic has defeated Ryan Harrison of America in the second round of the Australian Open 2013. Djokovic won the match in the straight sets by 6-1, 6-2, 6-3.

It was a demolishing performance by the top seed Serbian who took just 1 hour and 31 minutes to knock the American youngster out of the tournament.

Djokovic has won the Australian Open three times before. He had won this tournament last year as well.

Djokovic was off to a flyer in the first set. He held his service in the first game and then, broke Harrison’s service in the second game to take a lead of 2-0. The next three games went with the serve and at the end of the fifth game; Djokovic was ahead by 4-1.

The Serbian superstar got another breakthrough in the sixth game and got ahead by 5-1. He was serving for the set in the 7th game and he served it out easily. He made the score 40-0 with three belligerent serves and then, sealed the set with an ace.

Djokovic had a great start in the second set as well.  He broke Harrison’s service in the opening game and then, with a serve hold in the second game, he got ahead by 2-0.

The Serbian got another breakthrough in the fifth game and then, he held his serve in the 6th and the 8th game to win the second set by 6-2.

In the third set, Harrison again had a poor start. He dropped his serve in the first game and never recovered from that.

In the next seven games, both the players held their serve. But, in the ninth game, Harrison dropped his serve again and that was the end of the match.

In the next round, Djokovic will face Radek Stepanek of Czech Republic.