Serena Williams and Andy Murray confirmed for Australian Open


The organizers of the Australian Open announced that one of the participants in their women's tournament will be the former first racket of the world Serena Williams, reports Eusosport.

Williams has not featured in Melbourne since winning her 23rd major title in 2017 while pregnant with her daughter Alexis Olympia, who was born the following September.

The organisers of the event have claimed that as many as 102 top women tennis players and 101 top men tennis players have confirmed that they will participate in the 2019 Australian Open.

Her final match last season was the final at Flushing Meadow, where her loss to Naomi Osaka was overshadowed by her row with umpire Carlos Ramos.

"It's an exciting time of year and we can't wait to welcome this exceptionally strong player field to Melbourne for Australian Open 2019", tournament director Craig Tiley said.

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Recall that in the main draw of the Australian Open in Melbourne will play four Ukrainian tennis player.

The last time the basis of the Open championship of Australia has not played none of the Ukrainian tennis players in 2008.

Reigning champion Roger Federer will be gunning for a record seventh men's single crown from January 14-27, while Caroline Wozniacki will embark on her maiden grand slam title defence at Melbourne Park.

Superstars Rafael Nadal and defending champion Roger Federer, ranked second and fourth respectively, will be back, as will five-times finalist Andy Murray after a frustrating few years using his protected ranking of No.2.

Caroline Wozniacki will focus on her maiden grand slam title defense at Melbourne Park.