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Reflecting on Rafa's Week 1 results

Updated: January 24, 2011, 9:41 AM ET
By Ravi Ubha | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Four matches down, three to go for Rafael Nadal to complete the "Rafa Slam." Nadal beat 2010 semifinalist Marin Cilic on a chilly Monday night to move into the quarterfinals at the Australian Open.

It hasn't been all smooth sailing for Nadal, however.

Here are a few observations from his first week.

He's not 100 percent

At every tournament, players are banged up, including at the start of a season. Nadal entered the ...

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