The Australian Open may be a return to normalcy for golfing, or it might simply reiterate the new era is here to remain. Andy Murray is famous for a comeback while Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic are searching for their seventh Australian Open titles.
Williams paths only Margaret Court in that class, and she came close to linking her album this past year in Wimbledon and the US Open, losing in the final of events to Angelique Kerber and Naomi Osaka, respectively. Williams can be playing in her first Australian Open since winning it in 2017.
Federer, meanwhile, is pursuing his third consecutive Australian Open success. He has been almost unbeatable on the hard court in Melbourne, but Djokovic appears to have returned to form as of late. With that said, there is a deep area of players who could unseat both prospective listing breakers for Australian Open titles.
Caroline Wozniacki is also seeking to defend her title after winning her first career major in this event this past year. But, up-and-comer Naomi Osaka will soon be out to demonstrate that she is here to stay in Grand Slam play after winning her first major at the US Open this past year.
Here are a Few of the key dates to learn for your 2019 Australian Open.
2019 Australian Open: Dates to know
- 10: Draw is made for the brackets
- 14-15: First round begins
- 26: Women’s singles final
- 27: Men’s singles final