Six-time Australian Open champion Serena Williams earned the top seed for the 2016 Australian Open. See photos of Williams at the WTA's first Grand Slam event of the year

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Serena Williams of the US waves as she leaves the court after victory in her women's singles match against Russia's Margarita Gasparyan on day seven of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2016.

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Serena Williams of the US plays a backhand return during her women's singles match against Russia's Margarita Gasparyan on day seven of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2016.

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Serena Williams of the US returms against Russia's Margarita Gasparyan during their women's singles game on day seven of the 2015 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 24, 2016.

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Serena Williams of the United States takes a drink during a practice session on day eight of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serena Williams of the United States looks on before a practice session on day eight of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serena Williams of the United States looks on during a practice session on day eight of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 25, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serena Williams of the United States looks on after winning her fourth round match against Margarita Gaspatryan of Russia during day seven of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serena Williams of the United States signs autographs for fans after winning her fourth round match against Margarita Gaspatryan of Russia during day seven of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Serena Williams of the United States walks from the court after winning her fourth round match against Margarita Gasparyan of Russia at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.(AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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Serena Williams of the US plays a forehand return during her women's singles match against Russia's Daria Kasatkina on day five of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 22, 2016.

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Serena Williams of the US sits during a break in her women's singles match against Russia's Daria Kasatkina on day five of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 22, 2016. AFP PHOTO / GREG WOOD-- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEGREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images

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Serena Williams of the US celebrates after victory in her women's singles match against Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei on day three of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 20, 2016.

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Serena Williams of the US plays a backhand return during her women's singles match against Italy's Camila Giorgi on day one of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 18, 2016. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN-- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USESAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images

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Serena Williams of the US plays a forehand return during a practice session ahead of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 17, 2016. AFP PHOTO / PAUL CROCK- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USEPAUL CROCK/AFP/Getty Images

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Serena Williams of the US serves during her women's singles match against Russia's Daria Kasatkina on day five of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 22, 2016.

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Serena Williams of the US hits a return during her women's singles match against Russia's Daria Kasatkina on day five of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 22, 2016.

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Serena Williams of the US (L) signs autographs after winning her women's singles match against Russia's Daria Kasatkina on day five of the 2016 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 22, 2016.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 22: Serena Williams of the United States looks on in her third round match against Daria Kasatkina of Russia during day five of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 22, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20: Serena Williams of the United States serves in her second round match against Su-Wei Hsieh of Chinese Taipei during day three of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 19: Serena Williams of the United States trains during day two of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 19, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18: Serena Williams of the United States plays a backhand in her first round match against Camila Giorgi of Italy during day one of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18: Serena Williams of the United States reacts in her first round match against Camila Giorgi of Italy during day one of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18: Serena Williams of the United States celebrates a point in her first round match against Camila Giorgi of Italy during day one of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18: Serena Williams of the United States has a drink between games in her first round match against Camila Giorgi of Italy during day one of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16: Serena Williams of the USA speaks to media during a press conference ahead of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

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