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Coming in cold, Nadal finds form quickly at Australian Open

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MELBOURNE, Australia - Rafael Nadal has missed a lot of tennis since last September. He hasn't missed a beat.
The No. 2-seeded Nadal had a 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 win over Australian wild-card entry James Duckworth on Monday in the first round of the Australian Open, his first match back on Rod Laver Arena since he had to retire during his quarterfinal match last year.
The 17-time major winner hasn't played since retiring from his semifinal at the U.S. Open because of a knee injury. He had surgery on his right ankle in November, and withdrew from a tune-up tournament in Brisbane earlier this month...
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Five Thoughts on Day One at the Australian Open

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Murray's possible goodbye, impressive starts from Nadal and Sharapova, a solid day for the Americans and more.
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