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Djokovic Poses With Australian Open Trophy In Melbourne

2011 Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic posed for photographers with his new bling at the MCG Balcony in Melbourne today.

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Clijsters Poses On Brighton Beach With Trophy

After partying late with the Bryan Brothers, Kim Clijsters looks completely refreshed while posing for photographers with her Australian Open trophy at Melbourne’s Brighton Beach today. Kim looks absolutely gorgeous. Her best accessory? The Daphne Akhurst Trophy! UPDATE: Kim tweeted me that her dress was designed by Carla Zampatti. (Photos: AP/Getty Images)

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Reflections: Ode To Azarenka

Music: Plain White T’s “Hey There Delilah” Lyrics: The Slice Hey there Victoria What’s it like in Melbourne’s City? I’m a huge fan of yours always And you lost, it’s such a pity Yes it is Li Na just took you out so soon My draw is doomed Hey there Victoria Don’t you worry about […]

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Kuznetsova Visits Melbourne’s Sports Museum

Just a day after her huge upset of Justine Henin, Svetlana Kuznetsova visited the The National Sports Museum today in Melbourne. Watch where you point that thing, Sveta! (Photos: Getty Images)

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Quick Hits: Australian Open Day 2

“I hope so. I have a day off tomorrow or today (smiling). I hope so. Gonna do all the things necessary to try to recover, to be ready.” – David Nalbandian on whether he’ll have enough energy for the next round, after defeating Lleyton Hewitt in a late-night thriller 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 9-7 “You […]

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Brits Practice At Australian Open

Andy Murray had a practice session today at Melbourne Park and also had some help (in the video below) from his British friends, doubles team Colin “Flembo” Fleming and Ross “Rosco” Hutchins (or as I like to call them – Flembutchins). Nice to see compatriots helping each other out on the practice courts!

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Tanasugarn Acknowledges Queensland Flood Victims

In her first-round match against 2008 Champion Maria Sharapova, Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand brought a message with her onto the court of Rod Laver Arena. On her arm bandage she had written QLD + VIC, paying homage to the victims of the Queensland flood. Sharapova defeated Tanasugarn 6-1, 6-3. (Photos: AP, Getty Images)

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Fortune Cookie: Australian Open 2011

It’s never easy to pick the winners for any tournament, and this year’s Australian Open is proving to be one of the hardest. The players are pushing hard at the entry gates like el toro in a bull ring, waiting to make their mark on the first Grand Slam of the year. Will champions of […]

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Murray, Oudin & de Bakker Practice In Melbourne

Andy Murray, Melanie Oudin and Thiemo de Bakker hit the courts at Melbourne Park for a last chance practice yesterday. The Australian Open begins in just a few hours! (Photos: Getty Images)

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Australian Open Players Party

The tennis stars were out at the Australian Open Crown’s Tennis Players’ Party at Crown Casino on in Melbourne. Maria Sharapova, Robin Soderling (with Jenni Mostrom), Rafael Nadal, David Nalbandian and more were in attendance.

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