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Serena Williams frightened a few people, including herself. Defending champion Victoria Azarenka had a momentary lack of concentration. Two of the biggest names on the men's side at the Australian Open — Roger Federer and Andy Murray — had straight-set wins.
Sixth-ranked Czech player Tomas Berdych heads a strong field that includes four top-20 players in the Chennai Open that starts on Monday.
Kei Nishikori of Japan has pulled out of his third-round match against Gilles Simon at the Paris Masters because of a recurring right ankle injury.
Brian Baker's career can easily be explained with numbers: Five operations, six years away from tennis, a ranking of 458th at the start of this year.