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The players to watch at the Australian Open

Will perennial favourites Federer or Williams dominate, or will a new king and queen be crowned in Melbourne?

Novak Djokovic (left) is looking for another triumph at his favourite Rod Laver Arena. Simona Halep (right) is without a coach after Darren Cahill quit her team.

Left: Rafael Nadal will be keen to improve on his 2018 Australian Open performance. Right: Caroline Wozniacki is determined to prove she remains a force at the top level.

THE Australian Open - the first Grand Slam of the tennis calendar - begins in Melbourne on Monday. Here, in no particular order, are five male and female players to look out for during the two-week tournament:

Novak Djokovic

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