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SI's Best Shots from the Aussie Open

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For those attracted to the heat, Melbourne was the place to be the last two weeks. Temperatures rose to as high as 140 degrees on court, and the competition only fanned the flames. Whether it was the feel-good story of Jelena Dokic's revival or Fernando Verdasco's five-set epic with Rafael Nadal, the action Down Under delivered, as did SI's photographers. Here are some of their best shots from the first major of the season.
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