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Updated 1324 GMT (2124 HKT) January 27, 2013
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning the men's singles final match against Andy Murray of Great Britain at the Australian Open in Melbourne on Sunday, January 27. Djokovic won 6-7 (2), 7-6 (3), 6-3, 6-2. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup on January 27. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Djokovic hits a return against Murray on January 27. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Djokovic plays a backhand on January 27. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Murray plays a backhand against Djokovic on January 27. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Djokovic serves to Murray at Melbourne Park on January 27. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Murray reacts to a point on January 27. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Murray wipes his face during his men's final match against Djokovic on January 27. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Murray receives medical attention to his foot on January 27. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Crowds cheer during the men's singles final match on January 27. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
Djokovic plays a forehand on January 27. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Djokovic plays a smash forehand on January 27. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Murray plays a backhand on January 27. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Murray plays a backhand against Djokovic on January 27. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Four-time Australian Open men's singles champion Andre Agassi carries the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup before the men's final match on January 27. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Murray plays a forehand on January 27. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the winner's trophy after defending her Australian Open title on Saturday, January 26. Azarenka defeated Na Li of China 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus celebrates winning her women's final match. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Li Na plays a forehand in her women's final match against Belarus Azarenka. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Belarus Azarenka hits a return during the women's final, which she won 4-6 6-4 6-3. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Li Na falls for the second time during her women's final match. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Benlarus Azarenka reaches for a forehand during Saturday's final. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Li Na rips a forehand Saturday. Li was also a finalist in the 2011 Australian Open. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Belarus Azarenka, who retained her world No. 1 ranking, serves in Saturday's final. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Mike Bryan, left, and his brother, Bob Bryan, of the U.S. celebrate after their victory over the Netherlands' Robin Haase and Igor Sibling during the men's doubles final January 26. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Robin Haase plays a forehand in Saturday's doubles match against the Bryan brothers. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Bob Bryan reaches for an overhead in the men's doubles final. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Nick Kyrgios of Australia serves in his junior boys' final match against Thanasi Kokkinakis of Australia on January 26. Kyrgios captured the boys singles title in straight sets. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Stephane Houdet of France plays a forehand in his men's wheelchair singles final match on January 26 against Shingo Kunieda of Japan. Kunieda won 6-2 6-0. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Sabine Ellerbrock of Germany plays a backhand in her wheelchair singles final against Aniek Van Koot of the Netherlands on January 26. Van Koot took the title with a 6-1 1-6 7-5 victory. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Katerina Siniakova of the Czech Republic plays a forehand in her junior girls' final match against Ana Konjuh of Croatia on Saturday. Konjuh won the championship 6-4 6-4. Getty Images
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand in his semifinal match against Roger Federer of Switzerland on January 25. Murray defeated Federer 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-2. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Ashley Barty of Australia, right, watches as compatriot Casey Dellacqua plays a return during their women's doubles final against Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy on day 12 of the Australian Open in Melbourne on Friday, January 25. The Italian pair beat Barty and Dellacqua 6-2, 3-6, 6-2. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Na Li of China pauses during a news conference on January 25. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy celebrate winning their final doubles match against Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua of Australia on January 25. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
A supporter of Britain's Andy Murray watches during his men's singles semifinal match against Switzerland's Roger Federer on January 25. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a backhand on January 25. Mark Kolbe-Pool/Getty Images
Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a backhand on January 25. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Italy's Roberta Vinci, left, and Sara Errani pose with the winner's trophy after their victory over Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua on January 25. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Andy Murray of Great Britain takes a breather in his semifinal match against Roger Federer of Switzerland on January 25. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Andy Murray of Great Britain and Roger Federer of Switzerland play their semifinal match in Rod Laver Arena on January 25. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a semifinal match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on January 25. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Roger Federer hits a return on January 25. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Andy Murray of Great Britain plays a forehand on January 25. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning his semifinal match against David Ferrer of Spain during the Australian Open in Melbourne on Thursday, January 24. Djokovic won 6-2, 6-2, 6-1. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Djokovic signs autographs for fans on January 24. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Sloane Stephens of the U.S. reacts during her women's singles semifinal match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus on January 24. Azarenka won 6-1, 6-4. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Na Li of China plays a forehand in her semifinal match against Maria Sharapova of Russia on January 24. Li won 6-2, 6-2. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
A tennis fan sits in the stands during Day 11 of the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images
Li plays a forehand on January 24. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Sharapova plays a return against Li on January 24. PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images
Ferrer plays a backhand on January 24. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Stephens plays a return against Azarenka on January 24. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Djokovic reacts after a point against Ferrer on January 24. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Fans watch the men's semifinal match between Ferrer and Djokovic on January 24. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
Azarenka plays a forehand against Stephens on January 24. Julian Finney-Pool/Getty Images
Brothers Bob, left, and Mike Bryan battle Simone Bolelli and Fabio Fognini of Italy in a doubles semifinal match on January 24. The brothers won 6-4, 4-6, 6-1. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Stephens plays a return on January 24. PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images
Ferrer plays a backhand against Djokovic on January 24. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Djokovic plays a backhand against Ferrer on January 24. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Stephens pauses during her match against Azarenka on January 24. Julian Finney-Pool/Getty Images
Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates after beating compatriot Serena Williams, who was favored to win the tournament, during their women's singles match on Day 10 of the 2013 Australian Open in Melbourne on Wednesday, January 23. Stephens won 3-6, 7-5, 6-4. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Stephens plays a backhand in her quarterfinal match against Williams on January 23. Julian Finney-Pool/Getty Images
Williams stares down the ball during her match on January 23 against Stephens. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Williams broke her racket while playing Stephens on January 23. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Williams stretches across the court on January 23. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Italy's Sara Errani plays a backhand in her women's doubles quarterfinal match with compatriot Roberta Vinci against Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia on January 23. Errani and Vinci won 6-2, 6-4. Lucas Dawson/Getty Images
France's Jeremy Chardy hits a return against Britain's Andy Murray during their men's singles match on January 23. Murray defeated Chardy 6-4, 6-1, 6-2. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Murray celebrates beating Chardy on January 23. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga scoops up a return to Switzerland's Roger Federer during their men's singles match on January 23. Federer defeated Tsonga 7-6 (4), 4-6, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Federer plays a backhand to Tsonga on January 23. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a return against Russia's Svetlana Kuznetsova on January 23. Azarenka defeated Kuznetsova 7-5, 6-1. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Kuznetsova serves during her match against Azarenka on January 23. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Azarenka receives a towel during her match on January 23. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic of Serbia stretches for the ball in his quarterfinal match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic on Tuesday, January 22. Djokovic won 6-1, 4-6, 6-1, 6-4. Scott Barbour/Pool/Getty Images
Fans watch Djokovic and Berdych play on January 22. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Berdych plays a backhand in his match against Djokovic on January 22. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Spain's David Ferrer watches the ball during his men's singles match against compatriot Nicolas Almagro on January 22. Ferrer defeated Almagro 4-6, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (4), 6-2. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Almagro reaches to smash the ball while playing Ferrer on January 22. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Na Li of China hits a return against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in their quarterfinal match on January 22. Li won 7-5, 6-3. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Radwanska stretches for a forehand while playing Li on January 22. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Li serves in her match against Radwanska on January 22. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Russian Maria Sharapova plays a forehand in her quarterfinal match against fellow Russian Ekaterina Makarova on January 22. Sharapova won 6-2, 6-2. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images
Makarova goes airborne in her match against Sharapova on January 22. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
American Serena Williams hits a return against Russia's Maria Kirilenko during their women's singles match on Day Eight on Monday, January 21. Williams won 6-2, 6-0. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Kirilenko plays a backhand against Williams on January 21. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France celebrates winning his fourth-round match against fellow French player Richard Gasquet on January 21. The final score was 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
American Sloane Stephens makes a return against Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia on January 21. Stephens defeated Jovanovski 6-1, 3-6, 7-5. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Bojana Jovanovski serves to Sloane Stephens on January 21. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Roger Federer of Switzerland serves in his fourth-round match against Canadian Milos Raonic on January 21. Federer won 6-4, 7-6(4), 6-2. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia hits a backhand in her fourth-round match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark on January 21. Kuznetsova defeated Wozniacki 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
A ball kid displays Australian Open tennis balls during a match on January 21 at Melbourne Park. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Jeremy Chardy of France serves in his fourth-round match against Italy's Andreas Seppi on January 21. Chardy defeated Seppi 5-7, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Lucas Dawson/Getty Images
Andreas Seppi plays a backhand against Jeremy Chardy on January 21. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a backhand in her fourth-round match against Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia on January 21. Kuznetsova won 6-2, 2-6, 7-5. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Caroline Wozniacki hits a return against Svetlana Kuznetsova on January 21. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Caroline Wozniacki serves in her January 21 match against Svetlana Kuznetsova. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Svetlana Kuznetsova shows off a tattoo on January 21. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland plays a return during his men's singles match against Serbian Novak Djokovic on Sunday, January 20, Day Seven of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Wawrinka lost 1-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 12-10. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Djokovic celebrates his narrow victory January 20 against Wawrinka. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Spain's David Ferrer hits a return against Japan's Kei Nishikori during their men's singles match on January 20. Ferrer won 6-2, 6-1, 6-4. PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images
Nishikori reacts during his match against Ferrer on January 20 as a ballgirl watches. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Ferrer plays a forehand against Nishikori on January 20. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Venus and Serena Williams of the U.S. are congratulated by Russian Nadia Petrova and Slovenian Katarina Srebotnik after winning their third-round doubles match on January 20. Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images
Maria Sharapova of Russia serves in her fourth-round match against Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium on January 20. Sharapova defeated Flipkens 6-1, 6-0. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Sharapova serves in her fourth-round match against Flipkens. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
German Julia Goerges, left, congratulates Na Li of China on winning their fourth-round match 7-6 (6), 6-1 on January 20. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Mike Bryan of the U.S. plays a forehand in his third-round doubles match with his twin, Bob Bryan, against Jeremy Chardy of France and Lukasz Kubot of Poland on January 20. The Bryans won 6-7 (4), 6-4, 6-3. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic looks at his wrapped foot during a break in his men's singles match against Spain's Nicolas Almagro on January 20. Almagro moved on to the next round after Tipsarevic pulled out of the match in the second set because of his injury. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Kevin Anderson of South Africa prepares to serve in his fourth-round match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic on January 20. Berdych won 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (13). Lucas Dawson/Getty Images
Huge crowds gather at Federation Square to watch Bernard Tomic of Australia play Roger Federer of Switzerland on Saturday, January 19. Federer won 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-1. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
Gael Monfils of France twists around to return the ball in his third-round match against compatriot Gilles Simon on Saturday, January 19. Simon defeated Monfils 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 1-6, 8-6. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Britain's Andy Murray plays a forehand in his third-round match against Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania on January 19. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Maria Kirilenko of Russia celebrates match point in her third round match against Yanina Wickmayer of Belarus on January 19. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Andy Murray serves in his match against Berankis. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina rests in between points in his third-round match against Jeremy Chardy of France. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany serves in his third round match against Milos Raonic of Canada. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Maria Kirilenko of Russia serves in her third-round match against Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium on January 19. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Laura Robson of Britain plays a forehand in her third-round match against Sloane Stephens of the United States on January 19. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Serena Williams of the United States reacts in her third-round match against Ayumi Morita of Japan on January 19. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Maria Kirilenko of Russia plays a forehand in her third-round match against Yanina Wickmayer of Belarus. Michael Dodge/Getty Image
Mansour Bahrami of Iran warms up for a doubles match on January 19. He and Wayne Ferreira of South Africa faced Australians Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina serves in his third round match against Jeremy Chardy of France. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
A ball kid throws a tennis ball in the third round match between Jeremy Chardy of France and Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina. Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus plays a forehand in her third-round match against Jamie Hampton of the United States. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Ayumi Morita of Japan serves in her third round match against Serena Williams of the United States, on January 19. Williams won the match 6-1, 6-3. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Serena Williams of the United States plays a backhand in her third round match against Ayumi Morita of Japan, on January 19. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia signs autographs for fans after winning her third round match against Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan, on January 19. The final match score was 6-2, 7-6, tie-breaker 7-3. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
The racquets of Bob Bryan of the United States and Mike Bryan of the United States cross as they compete in their men's second round doubles match against Flavio Cipolla of Italy and Andreas Seppi of Italy on Friday, January 18. The Bryan brothers won 6-3, 6-4. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves against Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic during their men's singles match on Day Five of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia, on Friday, January 18. Djokovic won 6-4, 6-3, 7-5. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Djokovic plays a forehand in his third-round match against Stepanek on January 18. Lucas Dawson/Getty Images
Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic plays a backhand in his third round match against Jurgen Melzer of Austria on January 18. Berdych won 6-3, 6-2, 6-2. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Clouds loom over the stadium in Melbourne Park as Berdych and Melzer compete in their third-round match on January 18. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Stepanek reacts after a shot on January 18. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Ana Ivanovic of Serbia serves in her third-round match against Jelena Jankovic of Serbia on January 18. Ivanovic won 7-5, 6-3. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Maria Sharapova of Russia reacts after beating Venus Williams of the U.S. during their women's singles match on January 18. Sharapova won 6-1, 6-3. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Sorana Cirstea of Romania plays a forehand in her third-round match against Na Li of China on January 18. Li won 6-4, 6-1. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Alex Bolt of Australia plays a backhand in his third-round doubles match with Greg Jones of Australia against Daniele Bracciali of Italy and Lukas Dlouhy of Czech Republic on January 18. Bracciali and Dlouhy won 6-2, 7-6 (4). Robert Prezioso/Getty Images
Sharapova serves against Williams during their women's singles match on January 18. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Fernando Verdasco of Spain plays a forehand in his third-round match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa on January 18. Anderson won 4-6, 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Stepanek hits a return against Djokovic during their men's singles match on January 18. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Anderson serves in his third-round match against Verdasco on January 18. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Anderson plays a forehand in his third-round match against Verdasco on January 18. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Williams plays a backhand in her third-round match against Sharapova on January 18. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Berdych plays a return during his men's singles match against Melzer on January 18. PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images
Williams hits a return against Sharapova on January 18. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus hits a return against David Ferrer of Spain during their men's singles match on January 18. Ferrer won, 6-4, 6-2, 6-3. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Baghdatis plays a backhand during his third-round match against Ferrer on January 18. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Jankovic plays a backhand in her third round match against Ivanovic on January 18. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Sorana Cirstea of Romania plays a backhand in her third-round match against Na Li of China on January 18. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Na serves against Cirstea on January 18. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland plays a forehand in her third-round match against Heather Watson of Great Britain on January 18. Radwanska won 6-3, 6-1. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Watson serves in her third-round match against Radwanska on Januray 18. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Spectators gather ahead of the start of play on the fifth day of the Australian Open on January 18. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Germany's Angelique Kerber hits a return against Madison Keys of the United States during their women's singles match on January 18. Kerber won 6-2, 7-5. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Keys plays a forehand in her third-round match against Kerber on January 18. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Ball kids dry the court during a rain delay on January 18. Lucas Dawson/Getty Images
China's Zheng Jie plays a return during her women's singles match against Germany's Julia Goerges on January 18. Goerges won 6-3, 1-6, 7-5. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Goerges plays a return during her women's singles match against Zheng on January 18. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Serena Williams of the U.S. holds her mouth after hitting herself with her racket during her women's singles match against Garbine Muguruza Blanco of Spain during Day Four of the 2013 Australian Open on Thursday, January 17, in Melbourne, Australia. Williams won 6-2, 6-0. DAVID GRAY/reuters/LANDOV
Williams plays a return during her women's singles match against Muguruza Blanco on January 17. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Maria Kirilenko of Russia stretches for a forehand in her second-round match against Shuai Peng of China on January 17. Kirilenko won 7-5, 6-2. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Bernard Tomic of Australia plays a forehand in his second-round match against Daniel Brands of Germany during Day Four of the 2013 Australian Open on January 17. Tomic narrowly defeated Brands 6-7 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (8). Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Tomic twists around to get a return during his men's singles match against Brands on January 17. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, left, shakes hands with Croatian Donna Vekic on January 17 after defeating her 6-1, 6-4. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Spectators cheer for Croatia's Marin Cilic during his men's singles match against Rajeev Ram of the U.S. on January 17. Cilic won 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Andy Murray of Britain plays a backhand in his second-round match against Joao Sousa of Portugal on January 17. Murray defeated Sousa 6-2, 6-2, 6-4. Julian Finney/Getty Images
A young spectator cools off by standing in front of a water vapor machine. Temperatures reached 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus serves in her second-round match against Eleni Daniilidou of Greece on January 17. Azarenka defeated Daniilidou 6-1, 6-0. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Spectators cheer for France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga during his men's singles match against Japan's Go Soeda on January 17. Tsonga defeated Soeda 6-3, 7-6(1), 6-3. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Novak Djokovic of Serbia plays a backhand in his second round match against Ryan Harrison of USA during on Wednesday, January 16. Djokovic defeated Harrison 6-1, 6-2, 6-3. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Harrison plays a return during his men's singles match against Djokovic on January 16. PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images
Djokovic gestures to the crowd as he celebrates victory over Harrison on January 16. PAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images
Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic hits a return against Slovakia's Lukas Lacko during their men's singles match on January 16. Tipsarevic won in five sets, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 4-6, 7-5. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
A ball girl catches the ball on an outside court late in the day on January 16. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania, left, plays a forehand in her second round match against Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland on January 16. Radwanska won 6-3 6-3. Jullian Finney/Getty Images
Brian Baker of the United States covers his head after injuring his knee in his second round match against compatriot Sam Querrey on January 16. After winning the first set in a tie breaker, Baker dropped out of the match two games into the second set. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus serves in his second round match against Tatsuma Ito of Japan on January 16. Baghdatis won 3-6 6-3 6-2 6-2. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Tim Smyczek of the United States plays a return during his men's singles match against Spain's David Ferrer on January 16. Ferrer defeated Smyczek 6-0 7-5 4-6 6-3. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Serbian Ana Ivanovic serves in her second round match against Yung-Jan Chan of Taipei on January 16. Ivanovic won 7-5 1-6 6-4. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a backhand in his first-round match against Benoit Paire of France during Day 2 of the 2013 Australian Open in Melbourne on Tuesday, January 15. Federer defeated Paire 6-2, 6-4, 6-1. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Germany's Sabine Lisicki plays a return during her women's singles match against Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki on January 15. Wozniacki defeated Lisicki 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
The courts at Melbourne Park are lit for night play during day two of the tournament on January 15. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
France's Gael Monfils reaches for a return during his men's singles match against Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov on January 15. Monfils defeated Dolgopolov 6-7(7), 7-6(4), 6-3, 6-3. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Monfils, right, plays a return to Dolgopolov during their singles match on January 15. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium celebrates winning a point in her first-round match against Jarmila Gajdosova of Australia on January 15. Wickmayer defeated Gajdosova 6-1, 7-5. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Gajdosova of Australia struggles to get up after a play during her first-round match against Wickmayer of Belgium on January 15. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
France's Richard Gasquet plays a return during his men's singles match against Albert Montanes of Spain on January 15. Gasquet defeated Montanes 7-5, 6-2, 6-1. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Bernard Tomic of Australia plays a backhand in his first-round match against Leonardo Mayer of Argentina on January 15. Tomic defeated Mayer 6-3, 6-2, 6-3. Scott Barbour/Getty Images
Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum reacts after a point against Hungary's Timea Babos during their women's singles first-round match on January 15. Kumkhum defeated Babos 7-6(5), 6-4. WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
Andy Murray of Great Britain serves in his first-round match against Robin Haase of the Netherlands on January 15. Murray defeated Haase 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark plays a backhand in her first-round match against Sara Errani of Italy on January 15. Wozniacki defeated Lisicki 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
John-Patrick Smith of Australia plays a forehand on January 15 during his first-round match against Joao Sousa of Portugal. Sousa defeated Smith 6-4, 6-1, 6-4. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
A juggler entertains the crowd as they wait to enter the grounds at Melbourne Park for Day 2 of the Australian Open. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
A fan gets ready for the Australian Open on January 15. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
Serena Williams of the United States falls to the court during her first-round match against Romania's Edina Gallovits-Hall on January 15. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Serena Williams of the United States is helped off the court on January 15 after injuring her ankle. Williams defeated Gallovits-Hall 6-0, 6-0. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Victoria Azarenka of Belarus plays a forehand in her first-round match against Monica Niculescu of Romania on January 15. Azarenka defeated Niculescu 6-1, 6-4. Cameron Spencer/Getty Images
Great Britain's Andy Murray plays a forehand against Robin Haase of the Netherlands on Day 2 of the Australian Open. Murray defeated Haase 6-3, 6-1, 6-3. Murray won 6-3 6-1 6-3. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Participants work up a sweat during a pre-match cardio workout on January 15. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia plays a backhand in her first-round match against Ashleigh Barty of Australia during the 2013 Australian Open on Monday, January 14. Cibulkova won 3-6 6-0 6-1. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Lleyton Hewitt of Australia plays a backhand in his first-round match against Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia on January 14. Hewitt lost 7-6(4) 7-5 6-3. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
The crowd watches the January 14 match between Australia's Lleyton Hewitt and Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic. Marianna Massey/Getty Images
Australia's Casey Dellacqua serves against Madison Keys of the United States during their first-round match on January 14. Keys defeated Dellacqua 6-4 7-6(0).
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A saturated spectator watches the action on Day 1 of the Australian Open. Chris Hyde/Getty Images
Spain's David Ferrer falls to the ground after playing a shot in his first-round match against Belgium's Olivier Rochus on January 14. Ferrer won 6-3 6-4 6-2. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Samantha Stosur of Australia plays a forehand in her first-round match against Kai-Chen Chang of Taiwan on January 14. Stosur won 7-6(3) 6-3. Michael Dodge/Getty Images
David Goffin of Belgium plays a forehand in his first-round match against Fernando Verdasco of Spain on January 14. Verdasco defeated Goffin 6-3 3-6 4-6 6-3 6-4. Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
Serbia's Ana Ivanovic plays a forehand during her first-round match on January 14 against Hungary's Melinda Czink. Ivanovic won 6-2 6-1. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia celebrates winning a point in his first-round match against Lleyton Hewitt of Australia on January 14. Tipsarevic won 7-6(4) 7-5 6-3. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Serbia's Novak Djokovic signs autographs for supporters on January 14 after a victory against France's Paul-Henri Mathieu. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Cyprus's Marcos Baghdatis hits a return against Spain's Albert Ramos on January 14. Baghdatis won 6-7(0) 7-6(4) 6-4 3-6 6-3. MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images
Casey Dellacqua of Australia serves in her January 14 match against Madison Keys of the United States. Keys won 6-4 7-6(0). Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Venus Williams of the United States serves against Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan on January 14. Williams won 6-1 6-0. Julian Finney/Getty Images
Maria Sharapova of Russia plays a forehand in her first-round match against Olga Puchkova of Russia on January 14. Sharapova won 6-0 6-0 in less than an hour. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Australia's Samantha Stosur plays a return to Taiwan's Kai-Chen Chang during their women's singles match on January 14. Stosur won 7-6(3) 6-3. GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images
Australian tennis fans enjoy the atmosphere during the women's first-round match on January 14 between Sesil Karatantcheva of Poland and Na Li of China. Li won 6-1 6-3. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
Germany's Cedrik-Marcel Stebe plays a return to Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka during their men's singles match on January 14. Wawrinka defeated Stebe 6-2 6-4 6-3. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Russia's Maria Sharapova plays a backhand in her first-round match against Russia's Olga Puchkova on the first day of the Australian Open. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images
Japan's Kei Nishikori gestures after playing a stroke to Romania's Victor Hanescu during their men's singles match on January 14. Kei won 6-7(5) 6-3 6-1 6-3. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Pablo Andujar of Spain prepares to serve in his first-round match on January 14 against Xavier Malisse of Belgium. Malisse defeated Andujar 6-3 6-1 6-2. Lucas Dawson/Getty Images
Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka plays a return to Germany's Cedrik-Marcel Stebe on January 14 during their men's singles match. Wawrinka won 6-2 6-4 6-3. PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images
Samantha Stosur of Australia plays a forehand in her first-round match against Kai-Chen Chang of Taiwan on January 14. Ryan Pierse/Getty Images