Rafa's Round 1 shutout a good thing?
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Trying to become the first man in 42 years to win four majors in a row, Rafael Nadal entered the Australian Open under a cloud. He got sick early in the year, picking up something from his trainer, and was duly crushed in the semifinals of the Qatar Open.
For those wondering, the reason the world No. 1 subsequently contested -- and won -- the doubles final with Marc Lopez apparently was that they won in Qatar in 2009 prior to Nadal capturing the season's first ...
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Australian Open 2011
Novak Djokovic Women's doubles:
Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta
Bob and Mike Bryan
Katarina Srebotnik and Daniel Nestor
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