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Best PHOTOS from the Australian Open

January 22, 2016 09:38 IST

From Rafael Nadal's shock first round exit to Novak Djokovic's clinical run. Catch the highs and lows as the Australian Open moves into the business end.


IMAGE: Rafael Nadal reacts during his first round match against Fernando Verdasco.  The former world No 1 was beaten by his Spanish compatriot 7-6(6), 4-6, 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-2. REUTERS/Thomas Peter.

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IMAGE: Rafael Nadal gets emotional during a news conference after losing his first round match to Fernando Verdasco. REUTERS/Jason O'Brien.


IMAGE: Garbine Muguruza tries to stop herself from touching the net during her first round match against Estonia's Anett Kontaveit. The Spanish third seed won 6-0, 6-4. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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IMAGE: World No.1 Serena Williams serves during her second round match against Taiwan's Hsieh Su-wei. The American sailed into the third round with a 6-1, 6-2 victory. REUTERS/Thomas Peter.
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IMAGE: Maria Sharapova hits a shot during her second round match against Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich. The world No. 5 won 6-2, 6-1. REUTERS/Jason O'Brien.


IMAGE: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga assists a ball girl off the court after accidentally smashing the ball on her face during his 7-5, 6-1, 6-4 second round victory over Australia's Omar Jasika. REUTERS/Issei Kato.


IMAGE: Novak Djokovic hits a shot during his 6-1, 6-2, 7-6(3) second round win over French teenager Quentin Halys. REUTERS/Thomas Peter.

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IMAGE: Supporters of Britain's Andy Murray cheer during his first round match against Germany's Alexander Zverev. Murray secured an easy  6-1, 6-2, 6-3 victory. REUTERS/Jason Reed.



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