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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates defeating compatriot Serena Williams during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates defeating compatriot Serena Williams during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Sloane Stephens of the U.S. celebrates defeating compatriot Serena Williams during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her women's singles quarter-final match against compatriot Sloane Stephens at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her women's singles quarter-final match against compatriot Sloane Stephens at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts during her women's singles quarter-final match against compatriot Sloane Stephens at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Serena Williams of the U.S. hits a return to compatriot Sloane Stephens during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Serena Williams of the U.S. hits a return to compatriot Sloane Stephens during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Serena Williams of the U.S. hits a return to compatriot Sloane Stephens during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Sloane Stephens of the U.S. (L) shakes hands with compatriot Serena Williams after defeating her in their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Sloane Stephens of the U.S. (L) shakes hands with compatriot Serena Williams after defeating her in their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Sloane Stephens of the U.S. (L) shakes hands with compatriot Serena Williams after defeating her in their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Jeremy Chardy of France hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Jeremy Chardy of France hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Jeremy Chardy of France hits a return to Andy Murray of Britain during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Jeremy Chardy of France during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Jeremy Chardy of France during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Andy Murray of Britain hits a return to Jeremy Chardy of France during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France hits a return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France hits a return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France hits a return to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray
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Roger Federer of Switzerland (R) hugs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France after defeating him in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Roger Federer of Switzerland (R) hugs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France after defeating him in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Roger Federer of Switzerland (R) hugs Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France after defeating him in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a return to Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a return to Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus hits a return to Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia during their women's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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LMFAO musician Redfoo (C), boyfriend of Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, displays his vest-top after Azarenka's women's singles quarter-final match against Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LMFAO musician Redfoo (C), boyfriend of Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, displays his vest-top after Azarenka's women's singles quarter-final match against Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23,...more

LMFAO musician Redfoo (C), boyfriend of Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, displays his vest-top after Azarenka's women's singles quarter-final match against Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Toby Melville
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Mirka Federer, wife of Roger Federer of Switzerland, applauds as he gives an interview after he defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Mirka Federer, wife of Roger Federer of Switzerland, applauds as he gives an interview after he defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013....more

Mirka Federer, wife of Roger Federer of Switzerland, applauds as he gives an interview after he defeated Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France in their men's singles quarter-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 23, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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