Azarenka, Djokovic play it cool

Updated: January 12, 2014, 3:08 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | espnW.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Novak Djokovic ended his pre-Australian Open news conference Sunday the same way he ended his last meeting with the media in 2013 -- by handing out chocolates to reporters.

"It's a tradition I started," Djokovic said. "Something sweet."

Sweeter for the three-time defending champion would be to regain the No. 1 ranking he lost to Rafael Nadal last Oct. 7, continue the 24-match winning streak on which he ended the year and win his fifth Aussie Open in all.

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