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Breaking down the brackets

Now that the first week is over, ESPN.com breaks down the Australian Open field heading into the round of 16.

Updated: January 20, 2007, 11:10 AM ET

PREVIEW: ROUND OF 16

By Matt Wilansky and Keith Hawkins, ESPN Because rain postponed two matches in both the men's and women's draws, the round of 16 hasn't been completely filled. As for those players who have advanced, the names are quite familiar.

Nine of the top 10 seeds in both fields survived the first week. The most notable absentee in the men's draw is fourth-seeded Ivan Ljubicic, who was upset by a rejuvenated Mardy Fish in the first round. For the women, No. 5 Nadia Petrova ...

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