Everybody loves early January, for it's the start of a new tennis season. Every player has hopes and dreams that this can be their time to shine and make a mark in Melbourne. So far the story of the season has been the re-emergence of Lleyton Hewitt and all the injury pullouts and defaults. Players are dropping out left and right of the warm up events which is causing some surprise to court observers.

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