Australian Open 2012: 13 Players Set for a Surprise Run at the Year's First Slam

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Australian Open 2012: 13 Players Set for a Surprise Run at the Year's First Slam
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Every year it seems someone comes relatively out of the woodwork at the first Grand Slam of the season, the Australian Open, and catches their fellow players off guard. In 2011, Alexandr Dolgopolov and eventual finalist Li Na were among the pros that snuck in under the radar.

Here is a look at 13 competitors on the ATP and WTA tours that could do some damage in the draw.

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