Breakthroughs of Tsonga and Hantuchova among top Aussie moments

Maria Sharapova was unstoppable while Novak Djokovic was spectacular. But the year's first Slam offered up much more than its newest titlists. Bonnie D. Ford identifies the highs, and lows, from the Land of Oz.

Updated: January 29, 2008, 5:13 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Leftovers, random thoughts and odds and ends on the 2008 Australian Open, one of the most captivating Grand Slam events in ages:

No Djoke: We understand that newly minted champion Novak Djokovic wants to be known for his tennis and not for being a "clown," as he put it. With the way he played at this tournament, the former shouldn't be a problem, and we don't think he should be asked to do impersonations on demand after a match anymore. But we ...

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