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Australian Open Still Reverberating

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Now that the smoke has cleared over Melbourne, let’s take a look back at some of the happenings or developments that resonate even after the last ball has been struck and the respective champions declared. This is a valuable inquiry at the end of the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, because it may prefigure the year to come—in good ways for some people and ideas, not so good for others.

But the results and themes of Australian Open can also fool us, and set us up for surprise. 

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