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Big names gear up for Australian Open return

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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are making their major comebacks

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are both making major comebacks in Australia (Jon Buckle/EMPICS)

Known as the ‘Happy Slam’, this year’s Australian Open is also the comeback slam for a number of big names.

The tournament has come too early for Serena Williams, Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori, but the men’s tournament will have no shortage of returning stars.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at tennis’ walking wounded.

Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal
(John Walton/PA)

Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic
(Joe Toth/PA)

Stan Wawrinka

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Stan Wawrinka
(Steve Paston/PA)

Milos Raonic

Milos Raonic
(Steve Paston/PA)

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