After two weeks of stunning play in Melbourne, The 2013 Australian Open is finally in the books, and the season looks to be in full swing.
As he has done three times in the past, World Number One Novak Djokovic took home this year's trophy with a four-set statement win over Scot Andy Murray. This was just the latest contest in a series of battles in a rivalry that is rapidly pushing itself to the forefront of the men's game.
With Roger Federer still very much holding his own at 31 years of age and with Rafael Nadal lurking in the wings and slated to return to the field next week, this year promises to be one of as much, if not more, excitement and parity as the last.
The first major of the season is an important barometer for the tennis season, and here's what the Australian Open told us about what's to come going forward in the 2013 ATP season.