Djokovic Survives Five-Set Match

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a return during his men's singles match against Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka  on the seventh day of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne early January 21, 2013.   AFP PHOTO/WILLIAM WEST IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE        (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Don't be fooled by the donkey cheese—there's a reason he's the world's No.1. Novak Djokovic outlasted Stanislas Wawrinka in a grueling five-set match to advance to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open. Down a set and 1–4, Djokovic was able to rally and win 1–6, 7–5, 6–4, 6–7, 12–10. The match last five hours and ended after 2:45 a.m. in Melbourne. "I was just trying to hang in there, trying to fight," Djokovic said. Roger Federer and Andy Murray are still in the hunt for the grand slam.

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