Serbia's Novak Djokovic hits a return during a practice session ahead of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 13, 2018.
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Six times a men's singles champion Down Under, the Serbian will be joined in making a return at Melbourne Park by 2008 women's champion Maria Sharapova, who missed last year's tournament because of a doping ban.Federer made his comeback from an injury-induced spell on the sidelines at last year's tournament and went on to win his 18th Grand Slam title by beating his great rival Rafa Nadal in the final.Sharapova failed the dope test two years ago and while her 15-month ban has done little to dim her appeal to tournament organizers, fans might not be so forgiving.
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