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Serena is a Slam-dunk for sixth Aussie crown

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Serena Williams goes into the Australian Open a red-hot favourite in her quest for a sixth title with even world number one Victoria Azarenka admitting the American is the player to beat. 

Serena Williams of the US during a training session ahead of the Australian Open in Melbourne on January 13, 2013. She goes into the tournament a red-hot favourite in her quest for a sixth title with even world number one Victoria Azarenka admitting the American is the player to beat.

Williams gets her 13th Melbourne campaign underway Tuesday against Romania's Edina Gallovits-Hall, fresh from claiming her 47th career title in Brisbane and with a rare calendar-year Grand Slam in her sights.

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