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Novak Djokovic dumps Lleyton Hewitt

Updated: January 23, 2012, 12:02 PM ET
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MELBOURNE, Australia -- Defending champion Novak Djokovic reached the Australian Open quarterfinals for the fifth straight year with a 6-1, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win over former No. 1-ranked Lleyton Hewitt on Monday night.

"It's obviously the first match that I've been tested," the top-seeded Djokovic said. "It was against the player that I expected to be tested."

Djokovic is aiming to become only the fifth man in the Open era to win three consecutive majors after winning the Wimbledon and ...

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