Australian Open 2013

Jan 12, 2013, 13:46 PM IST
Serbia's Novak Djokovic, holds his trophy as he stands next to former champion Andre Agassi of the US after defeating Britain's Andy Murray, right, in the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic, holds his trophy as he stands next to former champion Andre Agassi of the US after defeating Britain's Andy Murray, right, in the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic makes a forehand return to Britain's Andy Murray during the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic makes a forehand return to Britain's Andy Murray during the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Britain's Andy Murray reacts after winning the first set against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Britain's Andy Murray reacts after winning the first set against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during the men's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Australian Open trophy in the Royal Botanical Gardens following her win over China's Li Na in the women's final, in Melbourne.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Australian Open trophy in the Royal Botanical Gardens following her win over China's Li Na in the women's final, in Melbourne.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a forehand return to China's Li Na during the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a forehand return to China's Li Na during the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

China's Li Na hits a forehand return to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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China's Li Na hits a forehand return to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during the women's final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Bob and Mike Bryan of the US celebrate after defeating RobinHaase and Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands in the men's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Bob and Mike Bryan of the US celebrate after defeating RobinHaase and Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands in the men's doubles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

David Wagner,right, of the US holds his trophy after defeating Britain's Andrew Lapthorne, left, in the quad wheelchair singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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David Wagner,right, of the US holds his trophy after defeating Britain's Andrew Lapthorne, left, in the quad wheelchair singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Croatia's Ana Konjuh, left, holds her trophy for photographers after winning the girl's singles final against Katerina Siniakova, right, of the Czech Republic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Croatia's Ana Konjuh, left, holds her trophy for photographers after winning the girl's singles final against Katerina Siniakova, right, of the Czech Republic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Italy's Sara Errani, right, and Roberta Vinci kiss their trophy for photographers after winning the women's doubles final against Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Italy's Sara Errani, right, and Roberta Vinci kiss their trophy for photographers after winning the women's doubles final against Australia's Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Spain's David Ferrer in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Spain's David Ferrer in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Spain's David Ferrer reaches for a return to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
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Spain's David Ferrer reaches for a return to Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus walks off the court to take a medical time out during her semifinal match against Sloane Stephens of the US at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus walks off the court to take a medical time out during her semifinal match against Sloane Stephens of the US at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a forehand return to Spain's David Ferrer during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a forehand return to Spain's David Ferrer during their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus receives treatment from a trainer during her semifinal match against Sloane Stephens of the US at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus receives treatment from a trainer during her semifinal match against Sloane Stephens of the US at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus waves after defeating Sloane Stephens of the US in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus waves after defeating Sloane Stephens of the US in their semifinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during their quarterfinal match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Russia's Maria Sharapova blows kisses to the crowd after her quarterfinal win over compatriot Ekaterina Makarova at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova blows kisses to the crowd after her quarterfinal win over compatriot Ekaterina Makarova at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic reacts during his quarterfinal match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic reacts during his quarterfinal match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Spain's Nicolas Almagro reacts during his quarterfinal match against compatriot David Ferrer at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Spain's Nicolas Almagro reacts during his quarterfinal match against compatriot David Ferrer at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Spain's David Ferrer swings his racket in frustration during his quarterfinal match against compatriot Spain's Nicolas Almagro at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Spain's David Ferrer swings his racket in frustration during his quarterfinal match against compatriot Spain's Nicolas Almagro at the Australian Open tennis championship.

China's Li Na waves to the crowd as she celebrates her quarterfinal win over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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China's Li Na waves to the crowd as she celebrates her quarterfinal win over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Switzerland's Roger Federer waves to the crowd after his fourth round win over Canada's Milos Raonic at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Switzerland's Roger Federer waves to the crowd after his fourth round win over Canada's Milos Raonic at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Canada's Milos Raonic reacts during his fourth round loss to Switzerland's Roger Federer at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Canada's Milos Raonic reacts during his fourth round loss to Switzerland's Roger Federer at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his third round match against Australia's Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Switzerland's Roger Federer reacts during his third round match against Australia's Bernard Tomic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko hits a return to Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko hits a return to Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates her third round win over Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki celebrates her third round win over Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Britain's Andy Murray celebrates during his third round match against Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Britain's Andy Murray celebrates during his third round match against Lithuania's Ricardas Berankis at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Russia's Elena Vesnina reacts after taking match point to win her third round match against Italy's Roberta Vinci at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Russia's Elena Vesnina reacts after taking match point to win her third round match against Italy's Roberta Vinci at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serena Williams of the US celebrates reacts to a point during her third round match against Japan's Ayumi Morita at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serena Williams of the US celebrates reacts to a point during her third round match against Japan's Ayumi Morita at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Venus Williams of the US during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Venus Williams of the US during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Venus Williams of the US makes a forehand return to Russia's Maria Sharapova during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Venus Williams of the US makes a forehand return to Russia's Maria Sharapova during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic makes a backhand return to France's Julien Benneteau during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic makes a backhand return to France's Julien Benneteau during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Spain's Nicolas Almagro celebrates during his win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Spain's Nicolas Almagro celebrates during his win over Poland's Jerzy Janowicz at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serena Williams of the US celebrates after defeating Spain's Garbine Muguruza in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Serena Williams of the US celebrates after defeating Spain's Garbine Muguruza in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber celebrates after defeating Israel's Amir Weintraub in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber celebrates after defeating Israel's Amir Weintraub in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus blows kisses to the crowd following her win over Greece's Eleni Daniilidou in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus blows kisses to the crowd following her win over Greece's Eleni Daniilidou in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Russia's Maria Kirilenko reacts during her second match against China's Peng Shuai at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Russia's Maria Kirilenko reacts during her second match against China's Peng Shuai at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Slovakia's Lukas Lacko reacts during his loss to Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Slovakia's Lukas Lacko reacts during his loss to Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Ryan Harrison of the US in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after defeating Ryan Harrison of the US in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Venus Williams of the US, top, is congratulated by France's Alize Cornet after Williams won their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Venus Williams of the US, top, is congratulated by France's Alize Cornet after Williams won their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Belgium's Xavier Malisse hits a return to Spain's Fernando Verdasco during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Belgium's Xavier Malisse hits a return to Spain's Fernando Verdasco during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Alize Cornet of France hits a return to Venus Williams of the US in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Alize Cornet of France hits a return to Venus Williams of the US in their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serbia's Ana Ivanoic has treatment from a trainer during her second round match against Taiwan's Chan Yung-Jan at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Ana Ivanoic has treatment from a trainer during her second round match against Taiwan's Chan Yung-Jan at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Portugal's Maria Joao Koehler hits a return during her second round match against Serbia's Jelena Jankovic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Portugal's Maria Joao Koehler hits a return during her second round match against Serbia's Jelena Jankovic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Russia's Maria Sharapova blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Japan's Misaki Doi during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova blows kisses to the crowd after defeating Japan's Misaki Doi during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Russian player Elina Vesnina poses for photos in a fountain in Melbourne.
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Russian player Elina Vesnina poses for photos in a fountain in Melbourne.

Russia's Valeria Savinykh reacts during her second match against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Russia's Valeria Savinykh reacts during her second match against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Olga Govortsova of Belarus hits forehand return to China's Li Na during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Olga Govortsova of Belarus hits forehand return to China's Li Na during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova makes a forehand return to Russia's Valeria Savinykh during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova makes a forehand return to Russia's Valeria Savinykh during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

China's Li Na hits forehand return to to Olga Govortsova of Belarus during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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China's Li Na hits forehand return to to Olga Govortsova of Belarus during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

India's Somdev Devvarman hits a forehand return to Poland's Jerzy Janowicz during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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India's Somdev Devvarman hits a forehand return to Poland's Jerzy Janowicz during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Spectators watch first round match on the outside courts at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Spectators watch first round match on the outside courts at the Australian Open tennis championship.

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga hits a backhand return to compatriot Michael Llodra during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga hits a backhand return to compatriot Michael Llodra during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus celebrates after defeating Romania's Monica Niculescu in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus celebrates after defeating Romania's Monica Niculescu in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Romania's Monica Niculescu makes forehand return to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Romania's Monica Niculescu makes forehand return to Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Serena Williams of the US hits a forehand return to Romania's Edina Gallovits-Hall during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Serena Williams of the US hits a forehand return to Romania's Edina Gallovits-Hall during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm reacts after winning her first round match against Russia's Nadia Petrova at the Australian Open tennis championship.
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Japan's Kimiko Date-Krumm reacts after winning her first round match against Russia's Nadia Petrova at the Australian Open tennis championship.

Serbia's Ana Ivanoic celebrates a point win over Hungary's Melinda Czink during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Ana Ivanoic celebrates a point win over Hungary's Melinda Czink during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serbia's Ana Ivanoic falls to the court during her first round match against Hungary's Melinda Czink at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Ana Ivanoic falls to the court during her first round match against Hungary's Melinda Czink at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic reaches for a return to Australia's Lleyton Hewitt in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic reaches for a return to Australia's Lleyton Hewitt in their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Madison Keys, of the United States, serves during her first round match against Australia's Casey Dellacqua at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Madison Keys, of the United States, serves during her first round match against Australia's Casey Dellacqua at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Spain's David Ferrer falls to the court during his first round match against Belgium's Oliver Rochus at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Spain's David Ferrer falls to the court during his first round match against Belgium's Oliver Rochus at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Australia's Lleyton Hewitt reacts during his first round match against Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Australia's Lleyton Hewitt reacts during his first round match against Serbia's Janko Tipsarevic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates after winning her first round match against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Germany's Angelique Kerber celebrates after winning her first round match against Ukraine's Elina Svitolina at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

India's Somdev Devvarman hits a backhand return to Germany's Bjorn Phau during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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India's Somdev Devvarman hits a backhand return to Germany's Bjorn Phau during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Taiwan's Chang Kai-Chen makes a forehand return to Australia's Samantha Stosur during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Taiwan's Chang Kai-Chen makes a forehand return to Australia's Samantha Stosur during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska hits a backhand return to Australia's Bojana Bobusic during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska hits a backhand return to Australia's Bojana Bobusic during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Germany's Julia Georges reaches for a forehand return to Russia's Vera Dushevina during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Germany's Julia Georges reaches for a forehand return to Russia's Vera Dushevina during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

China's Li Na makes a forehand return to Kazakstan's Sesil Karatantcheva during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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China's Li Na makes a forehand return to Kazakstan's Sesil Karatantcheva during their first round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova during their exhibition match ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.
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Russia's Maria Sharapova makes a forehand return to Slovakia's Daniela Hantuchova during their exhibition match ahead of the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne.

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Switzerland's Roger Federer, Serbia's Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams of the US and Serbia's Ana Ivanoic pose for a group photo following an exhibition match on Rod Laver Arena during the Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park.
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Switzerland's Roger Federer, Serbia's Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams of the US and Serbia's Ana Ivanoic pose for a group photo following an exhibition match on Rod Laver Arena during the Kids Tennis Day at Melbourne Park.

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