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Time to get dirty for the game's best

Updated: April 13, 2012, 3:16 PM ET
By Peter Bodo

With the clay-court season upon us, it's a good time to evaluate what's at stake for the players who will soon constitute a true "dirty dozen" -- the top six ATP and WTA pros, who will spend much time in the coming weeks trying to wash away caked-on red clay and pink stains from their socks and shorts.

Let's take them in order of ranking:

ATP No. 1 Novak Djokovic: Given what Djokovic did in 2011, it's easy to forget just how tough Rafael Nadal is on clay. Djokovic has said he feels ...

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