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Italian pair win Australian Open doubles title

Updated: January 25, 2013, 4:30 AM ET
Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Top-seeded Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy won the first Australian Open title of 2013, beating the unseeded Australian pair of Ashleigh Barty and Casey Dellacqua 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 for the women's doubles championship on Friday.

Barty and Dellacqua broke the Italian pair in the eighth game of the second set, then held serve in the next game to force a third set. The Australian pair broke Errani and Vinci to start the deciding set, but the Italians recovered quickly ...

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