Game Point: Top seeds cruise in 2012 season debuts

Chris Chase
Busted Racquet

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Love -- The retrospectives of the 2011 seasons had barely ended by the time the 2012 season kicked off this week in Australia and Qatar. Early winners in Brisbane were Andy Murray, Kim Clijsters and Serena Williams, while the top seeds in Doha (Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga) all advanced to the second round.

15 --  Take note, Serena Williams: This is how you conduct a press conference after winning your season-opener.

30 -- I don't know how it's going to turn out, but the union of Andy Murray and Ivan Lendl will at least provide for some memorable coach-player stare downs.

40 -- What do Mel Gibson, Kate Middleton and Venus Williams all have in common? While you ponder that, check out this week's cover of People magazine.

Game -- Perth? Lleyton Hewitt is more of an Adelaide man.

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