Australian Open – Federer and Serena , Prajnesh

Australian Open Logo Before and After 2017
Australian Open Logo Before and After 2017

It’s January and time for tennis action in First Grand Slam of the year 2019. It will run from 14 January to 27 January for 14 Days. Winner from each section in singles taking home whopping amount of AU$4.1 mn Australian Dollar. Doubles team will get AU$750 K and Mixed team get AU$185 K.

Winners of 2018

2018 Men’s Singles Roger Federer Marin Čilić6–2, 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 3–6, 6–1
2018 Women’s Singles Caroline Wozniacki Simona Halep7–6(7–2), 3–6, 6–4
2018 Men’s Doubles Oliver Marach 
 Mate Pavić
 Juan Sebastián Cabal 
 Robert Farah
6–4, 6–4
2018 Women’s Doubles Tímea Babos 
 Kristina Mladenovic
 Ekaterina Makarova 
 Elena Vesnina
6–4, 6–3
2018 Mixed Doubles Gabriela Dabrowski 
 Mate Pavić
 Tímea Babos 
 Rohan Bopanna
2–6, 6–4, [11–9]

Source: en.wikipedia.org

Players to Watch Out

Roger Federer of Switzerland Australian Open 2018 Winner beating Marin Cilic of Croatia
Roger Federer of Switzerland Australian Open 2018 Winner beating Marin Cilic of Croatia

Roger Federer

Roger Federer has take 2017 and 2018 trophies of AO open. He will be looking to take 3rd consecutive grand slam and start year in positive note and looking to take more grand slam in year. With likes of Andy Murray and Nadal not in best of form due to injury breaker. Only Novak can stop him from taking trophy.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran (India)

He is only second Indian male player to qualified for singles draw in Australian Open. He is promising player in single circuit after likes of Somdev devvarman. He will be looking to go past at least 2 3 rounds and make Indian supporters happy.

Womens

Serena Williams Beat Sister Venus to claim 2017 Australian Open Trophy.
Serena Williams Beat Sister Venus to claim 2017 Australian Open Trophy.

Serena Williams

Serena Williams after being mom made comeback last year in tennis with reaching back to back final in Wimbledon and US Open and failing to claim trophy. She will have more energy and dedication after long offseason time. She has won Australian open in 2017. When she is in form she can beat any player in women section. Likes of Angie Kerber and Wozniacki last year of AO champion will look to give tough times to serena.

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