Australian Open 2021: From Serena Williams to Naomi Osaka, Check Top 5 contenders for women’s singles title

Australian Open 2021: From Serena Williams to Naomi Osaka, Check Top 5 contenders for women’s singles title- The first grand slam (Australian Open 2021) of the year is all set to begin from February 8. The two-week-long tournament will feature top players from across the globe at the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne. Unlike men’s singles title prediction, there is no guarantee on who could turn out to be the winner women’s singles event in the Australian Open 2021. It is because there were four different winners in the last four grand slams. Here we look at the top 5 key players to keep an eye on:

Serena Williams

The tennis legend has won a record 23 grand slams and will be looking to add another feather to her cap. She has won seven titles in the Australian Open but has failed to win silverware in last three years. The 39-year-old would like to win yet another title, and tie with Margaret Court (24 grand slams), in what possibly could her last Australian Open.

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Naomi Osaka

Japanese professional tennis player Noami Osaka has shown her capabilities to win major tournaments in the last two years. The 23-year-old has already won three grand slams, including the Australian Open 2019. She has defeated top players like Serena Williams and Petra Kvitova in the grand slam finals making her one of the hot favourites to win this year’s first grand slam.

Simona Halep

The Romanian has done well in the recent years but has not yet won an Australian Open title. Halep, 29, has also defeated Serena Williams in the finals of Wimbledon. She has played five grand slams finals. Consistent performance throughout the tournament can lead her to the trophy.

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Ashleigh Barty

Currently ranked No.1 by Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), Ashleigh Barty did not play the last two grand slams in 2019. The 24-year-old will come out all guns blazing to win the Australian Open. Barty has eight singles titles and ten doubles titles to her name on the WTA tour.

Sofia Kenin

Defending champion Sofia Kenin is one of the leading contenders for the Australian Open 2021. She had also entered the final of the French Open 2020. The 22-year-old youngster can win consecutive titles if she can build the momentum right from the start.

Australian Open 2021 , date , time, AO 2021 LIVE Streaming, Top 5 contenders for women’s singles title all you need to know

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