Winners and Losers of the First Week at Australian Open 2014

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Winners and Losers of the First Week at Australian Open 2014
Aaron Favila/Associated Press

Week 1 of the 2014 Australian Open started off like a ball of fire. It was hot weather and grueling determination, mixed in with a little wrath, a smattering of boos and an improbable "lucky loser."

But after the paper contenders burst into flames or melted away, the top ATP and WTA stars were still standing, minus the shocking elimination of superstar Serena Williams.

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have been untouchable. Maria Sharapova, Li Na, Roger Federer, Victoria Azarenka and Andy Murray are right where they want to be: looking for the title.

This is your midterm report for the Australian Open, where we examine the unusual, disappointing and triumphant happenings in professional tennis. These are your winners and losers.

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