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The delayed preparation is working well for Maria Sharapova so far at the Australian Open, where she has reached the third round after just two hours on court.
After taking a tumble on the next-to-last point of the match, Serena Williams got up and whipped a backhand winner down the line to finish off her second-round match at the Australian Open and her 500th career win.
Roger Federer put on a serving clinic in his victory Thursday, and Juan Carlo Ferrero survived a marathon match at the U.S. Open.