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IMAGE: Novak Djokovic plays a backhand in his first round match against Fernando Verdasco. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Novak Djokovic may have cursed the draw for throwing up Fernando Verdasco as the first opponent in his Australian Open defence on Tuesday but the tough match-up against the Spanish giant-killer ultimately proved a blessing in disguise.The Serb launched his bid for a record seventh title at Melbourne Park with an impressive 6-1, 7-6(4), 6-2 win over the man who ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Djokovic fends off Nadal-slayer Verdasco Himalayan times, 1 month ago
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