The four Grand Slam tournaments of the year are the ones which every Tennis player wishes to play in. The Australian Open is the opening Grand Slam of the season and also one of the most respected ones.
The US tennis star, Serena Williams, will take part in the Australian Open in January 2019. The organizers of the Australian Open revealed this information. It was also confirmed that Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray will also participate in Men's singles matches.
Serena Williams last participated in the Australian Open in 2017. Serena Williams's final match in the 2017 Australian Open was with her sister Venus Williams. Serena defeated Venus 6-4, 6-4 in two consecutive sets to clinch the title.
Serena's to gun for 24th Grand Slam title
Serena returned to the court for the first time in 2018 after giving birth to her first child and she went on to play the finals of Wimbledon and the US Open. Serena currently has 23 Grand Slam titles to her name and she is a title away from the Margaret Court's record of 24 titles.
Federer looking to defend the title At the same time, Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki will be on the court to defend their respective titles at the Australian Open. In the 2018 Australian Open, Swiss star tennis player Roger Federer defeated Marin Cilic 6-2, 6-7, 6-3, 3-6, and 6-1 in the marathon match (3 hours, 3 minutes) to register a record 20th Grand Slam to his name.
Carolina Wozniacki to repeat title win?
Meanwhile, Denmark's Carolina Wozniacki defeated world number one player Romania's Simona Halep 7-6, 3-6, 6-4 to win her first Grand Slam Australian Open title of the year and would be looking to get a title under her belt right at the start of the year.
Novak Djokovic to make a comeback in the tournament
The six-time Australian Open winner, Novak Djokovic has been exiting the tournament in the early stages from the past two years and would be looking to make a winning comeback in the tournament.