• Top Ten Successes And Failures At The Open

The final that wasn't

During the first week it looked inevitable that the women's final would be beaten Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams. They were unstoppable. Well, obviously they weren't. The inevitable final came crashing down when Sharapova was beaten by Li Na and Wiliams by Sloane Stephens.

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Top Ten Successes And Failures At The Open

We take a look back at the 2013 Australian Open's biggest successes and worst failures.

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  1. Robert01:24pm Tuesday 29th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    He should change his name from Lleyton to Lay-Down. He just hasn't got it for the big time stuff anymore. He should stick to non-events like the Hopman and Davis Cups. That is all his games is suited for.

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  2. Tony09:07pm Monday 28th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    There is one major omission from this list: Stan Wawrinka. Surely his match against Djokovic would have to be the most heroic effort ever seen on a tennis court. He didn't fail at all, his opponent was just that litlte bit better on the day!

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  3. kenny12:29pm Monday 28th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Sam stosour - Yet another very talented but mentally soft tennis player.

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  4. kenny12:28pm Monday 28th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Lleyton Hewitt - The dictionary meaning of 'way past its used by date'.

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  5. kenny12:26pm Monday 28th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Azarenka should have been given 100 acres of land at chernobyl for her win at the open. After cheating and then winning cheaply over an injured player this is all she deserves.

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  6. Glib12:13am Monday 28th January 2013 ESTReport Abuse

    Top 10 in whose opinion, exactly?

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