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1st Round Defeats For Croats At Australian Open

It was a day to forget for the Croatian contingent on the opening day of the first tennis grand slam of the year, the Australian Open.

Petra Martic, ranked 62 in the world, lost her first round match to 92nd ranked Misaki Doi from Japan 6:3, 6:4, while Ivo Karlovic was also knocked out in the first round, losing to American Tim Smyczek 6:4, 7:6, 7:5.

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