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That honor, will fall to Novak Djokovic.
Djokovic has been the most consistent performer at the Australian Open in the past few years and will once again prove himself to be the best player in the game with a win at the 2013 Grand Slam.
The Serbian has won the past two Australian Opens—beating Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal respectively—and having also reached the final of Wimbledon and the US Open last year, he will carry great momentum into the first Grand Slam of the year.
With Nadal and Federer both predicted to miss the final, Djokovic could play an outsider in the final this year—somebody not considered in the Big Four of the men's game.
Juan Martin del Potro looms as the obvious inclusion, though a player like Kei Nishikori could also be a surprise contender to make the final two.
Whatever the case, expect more Australian Open glory for Djokovic in 2013.
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