Result: Tipsarevic battles to beat Tursunov

Result: Tipsarevic battles to beat Tursunov
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Janko Tipsarevic battles hard and beats Dmitry Tursunov to make it into the second round.

Janko Tipsarevic fought hard to beat Dmitry Tursunov in the first round of the Australian Open.

An extremely tight first set between the two ended with Tursunov taking it 7-5.

The close competition continued, with both players giving their all to claim the set. However, it was Tipsarevic that clinched the second 7-6.

The Serbian began to dominate proceedings and took the third set from Tursunov with a 6-3 win.

Tursunov was unable to disrupt Tipsarevic's rhythm as he took the fourth set 6-4 to book a place in the second round.

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