AUSTRALIAN OPEN WEEK ONE: A 19-Year-Old Aussie And His Girlfriend Have Taken Melbourne By Storm

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Feliciano Lopez knocked out the last remaining American down under

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Wake up people, the Australian Open is already a week old.The big favourites have breezed through the early rounds.

The American men have been an utter failure.

And 19-year-old Australian sensation Bernard Tomic (and his girlfriend), have become a national obsession down under.

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