Gallery: Australian Open 2012 Champions

2012 Australian Open - Day 1
2012 Australian Open - Day 1
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States of America celebrats winning a point in her first round match against Agnieszka of Poland during day one of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 8
2012 Australian Open - Day 8
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23: Sara Errani of Italy celebrates winning a point in her fourth round match against Jie Zheng of China during day eight of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 8
2012 Australian Open - Day 8
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 23: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates winning a point in her fourth round match against Sabine Lisicki of Germany during day eight of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 23, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America chest bump in celebration of winning their doubles semifinal match against Horia Tecau of Romania and Robert Lindstedt of Sweden during day eleven of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Bob Bryan (L) and Mike Bryan of the United States of America chest bump in celebration of winning their doubles semifinal match against Horia Tecau of Romania and Robert Lindstedt of Sweden during day eleven of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates winning match point in her semifinal match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during day eleven of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
2012 Australian Open - Day 11
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Maria Sharapova of Russia celebrates winning a point in her semifinal match against Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic during day eleven of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 26, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Horia Tecau of Romania and Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States of America celebrate winning their mixed doubles semifinal match against Mahesh Bhupathi and Sania Mirza of India during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia celebrates winning a point in her doubles final match with Vera Zvonareva of Russia against Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Roberta Vinci of Italy celebrates winning a point in her doubles final match with Sara Errani of Italy against Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Sara Errani of Italy celebrates winning a point in her doubles final match with Roberta Vinci of Italy against Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia pose with the winners trophy after defeating Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy in the doubles final match during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia pose with the winners trophy after defeating Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy in the doubles final match during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia celebrate winning match point in their doubles final match against Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: (L-R) Winners Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia pose along side runners up Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy after the doubles final match during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia pose with the winners trophy after defeating Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy in the doubles final match during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia celebrate winning match point in their doubles final match against Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
2012 Australian Open - Day 12
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Svetlana Kuznetsova and Vera Zvonareva of Russia celebrate winning match point in their doubles final match against Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani of Italy during day twelve of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Aaron Favila-Pool/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus (R) shakes hands with Maria Sharapova of Russia (L) after winning her women's final match against Maria Sharapova of Russia during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup alongside Maria Sharapova of Russia with the runners-up trophy after winning her women's final match during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, VICTORIA - JANUARY 28: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup in the locker room after winning her women's final match against Maria Sharapova of Russia, and being named world number one, during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ben Solomon- Pool/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and Leander Paes of India celebrate championship point after winning their mens' doubles final match against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and Leander Paes of India shake hands at the net with Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America after winning their mens' doubles final match during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic (L) and Leander Paes of India pose pose with the trophy after winning their men's doubles final match against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America on day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Leander Paes of India pose poses with the trophy after winning the men's doubles final match with Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America on day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: (L-R) Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America pose with their runner up trophy, and Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and Leander Paes of India pose with the winners trophy after winning their men's doubles final match against on day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic (L) makes a speech after winning the men's doubles final match with Leander Paes of India against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America on day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and Leander Paes of India shake hands at the net with Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America after winning their mens' doubles final match during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer-Pool/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and Leander Paes of India celebrate championship point after winning their mens' doubles final match against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer-Pool/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and Leander Paes of India react after winning their mens' doubles final match against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer-Pool/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
2012 Australian Open - Day 13
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28: Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic and Leander Paes of India react after winning a point in their mens' doubles final match against Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan of the United States of America during day thirteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 28, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer-Pool/Getty Images)
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy after winning the 2012 Women's Australian Open final, at the Melbourne University Boat Club on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the World number One Trophy after winning the 2012 Women's Australian Open final, along the Yarra River on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus opens a bottle of champagne after posing with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy after winning the 2012 Women's Australian Open final, along the Yarra River on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States of America and Horia Tecau of Romania pose with the winners trophy after defeating Elena Vesnina of Russia and Leander Paes of India in the mixed doubles final during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States of America and Horia Tecau of Romania pose with the winners trophy after defeating Elena Vesnina of Russia and Leander Paes of India in the mixed doubles final during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States of America and Horia Tecau of Romania pose with the winners trophy after defeating Elena Vesnina of Russia and Leander Paes of India in the mixed doubles final during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: (L-R) Runners up Leander Paes of India, Elena Vesnina of Russia and winners Horia Tecau of Romania and Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States of America pose on the podium for the mixed doubles final during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Women's singles champion and world number one Victoria Azarenka of Belarus arrives to watch Novak Djokovic of Serbia against Rafael Nadal of Spain in their men's finals match during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning set point in his men's final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Rafael Nadal of Spain celebrates winning set point in his men's final match against Novak Djokovic of Serbia during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Rafael Nadal of Spain and Novak Djokovic of Serbia applaud during the presentation ceremony after Djokovic won the men's final match against during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
2012 Australian Open - Day 14
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup with Rod Laver and Raphael Nadal of Spain with the runners-up trophy after winning the men's final match against Rafael Nadal of Spain during day fourteen of the 2012 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia carries a stuff
Novak Djokovic of Serbia carries a stuff
Novak Djokovic of Serbia carries a stuffed toy wombat at a photoshoot after his victory in the men's singles final of The Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 30, 2012. Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled past Rafael Nadal in an epic, five-set Australian Open final which clocked in at 5hr 53min -- the longest title match in grand slam history -- early January 30. Djokovic won 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5 for his third consecutive major title. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with supp
Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with supp
Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with supporters at a photoshoot after his victory in the men's singles final of The Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 30, 2012. Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled past Rafael Nadal in an epic, five-set Australian Open final which clocked in at 5hr 53min -- the longest title match in grand slam history -- early January 30. Djokovic won 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5 for his third consecutive major title. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses The Norm
Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses The Norm
Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses The Norman Brooks Trophy at a photoshoot after his victory in the men's singles final of The Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 30, 2012. Defending champion Novak Djokovic battled past Rafael Nadal in an epic, five-set Australian Open final which clocked in at 5hr 53min -- the longest title match in grand slam history -- early January 30. Djokovic won 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, 6-7 (5/7), 7-5 for his third consecutive major title. IMAGE STRICTLY RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE AFP PHOTO / William WEST (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
Australian Open 2012 - Men's Champion Photocall
Australian Open 2012 - Men's Champion Photocall
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 30: Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after winning the 2012 men's Australian Open, at Carlton Gardens on January 30, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)
Australian Open 2012 - Men's Champion Photocall
Australian Open 2012 - Men's Champion Photocall
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 30: Novak Djokovic of Serbia poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after winning the 2012 men's Australian Open, at Carlton Gardens on January 30, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
Australian Open 2012 - Women's Champion Photocall
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 29: Victoria Azarenka of Belarus poses with the Daphne Akhurst Trophy after winning the 2012 Women's Australian Open final, along the Yarra River on January 29, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
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