Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Is Serena Williams Favorite at Australian Open

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 3:38 am , filed under Tennis News by

Print Print Email this! E-mail   share Comments 0 Comments Views 1388 Views


World No. 1 Serena Williams hopes to clinch the season opening Grand Slam Australian Open and she is looking heavy favorite to bag the crown for sixth time in her tennis career next month.

Serena Williams, who had lost Australian Open 2013 quarter final to her fellow country mate Sloane Stephens in three sets with a 6–3, 5–7, 4–6 and she is also ended her 20 match winning streak stretches from the 2012 US Open. American tennis star will have to face big challenge against defending champion and World No. 2 Victoria Azarenka in the Australian Open, where both the players will have battle for championship next month at Rod Laver Arena.

17-time singles Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has won her first Australian Open title in 2003 beating former world No. 1 Venus Williams in three sets with a 7–6(7–4), 3–6, 6–4 score line. American star went on to clinch second Australian Open again in 2005, where she has outlasted Lindsay Davenport in three sets with a 2–6, 6–3, 6–0 score line. Serena is having impressive record at Rod Laver Arena by winning five titles so far in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2010.

Victoria Azarenka is going to defend the Australian Open title, but she will have to face tough opponents Serena Williams, Li Na and Maria Sharapova. Azarenka has defeated World No. 3 Li Na in three sets with a 4–6, 6–4, 6–3 to lift Australian Open 2013 crown.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Latest Headlines

Featured Video

Tennis News

Rafael Nadal bounce back in 2015

Can Rafael Nadal bounce back in 2015

Rafael Nadal hopes to return back to play best ... [+]
Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams tops ITF

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams tops ITF

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams has been named the ... [+]
Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to play Exhibition match

Roger Federer, Stan Wawrinka to play Exhibition match

Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka have confirmed to play ... [+]
Your Ad Here


Roger Federer Rafael Nadal ATP Rankings

Will Roger Federer overtake Rafael Nadal No. 2 in 2014 season

Roger Federer hopes to surpass Rafael Nadal's No. 2 place in the ATP Rankings by end of the 2014 season, where ... [+]
Wimbledon 2014 Finale Live Streaming

Can Roger Federer Challenge Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon Final

Wimbledon Championship 2014 finale will begin at 02:00 pm in Centre Court, where Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are going to ... [+]
Wimbledon 2014 Live Streaming

Roger Federer vs. Novak Djokovic in Wimbledon 2014 Finale

Wimbledon 2014 Live Streaming will kick off at local time 02:00pm in Centre Court, as Roger Federer will take on Novak ... [+]
Eugenie Bouchard

Eugenie Bouchard vs. Petra Kvitova in Wimbledon 2014 Finale

Wimbledon 2014 final live streaming begins at 13:10 from Centre Court: Eugenie Bouchard will fight against former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova ... [+]