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David Ferrer of Spain reacts during his men's singles semi-final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Quinn Rooney/Pool

David Ferrer of Spain reacts during his men's singles semi-final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Quinn Rooney/Pool

David Ferrer of Spain reacts during his men's singles semi-final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Quinn Rooney/Pool
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating David Ferrer of Spain in their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating David Ferrer of Spain in their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates defeating David Ferrer of Spain in their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar
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Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) places his hand on the back of David Ferrer of Spain after defeating him in their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) places his hand on the back of David Ferrer of Spain after defeating him in their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Novak Djokovic of Serbia (L) places his hand on the back of David Ferrer of Spain after defeating him in their men's singles semi-final match at the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, January 24, 2013. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
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