Australian Open 2021: Who will win the Australian Open (Credit-AP)
Australian Open 2021 will begin in Melbourne from February 8, followers may also be capable to see in opposition to the legendary gamers
- Final Up to date:February 7, 2021, 10:38 PM IST
New Delhi. When the primary Grand Slam of the 12 months Australian Open (Australian Open 2021) begins right here on Monday, high gamers like Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal might be eyeing to enter the report books by turning into champions. Nadal, who equaled Roger Federer’s 20 Grand Slam titles in males’s singles by profitable the French Open title final October, want to high the desk together with his tally of 21 titles. He may also have an opportunity to grow to be the primary participant to win each Grand Slam no less than twice. Federer will not be collaborating on this event on account of knee operation.
Nadal can be troubled by the issue of again ache however he’s hopeful that he’ll cope with it. He stated, ‘I’ve time for at this time and tomorrow, then play on Tuesday. I’m considering greater than enjoying wherein situation (harm) I’ll begin the event. It isn’t severe however there’s a tightness within the muscle groups, so it’s tough to play freely.
Djokovic, Serena to be seen in motion on day one
Nadal will begin his marketing campaign on the second day of the event on Tuesday, whereas Djokovic and Serena will play their first match on Monday. Serena, who has gained 23 Grand Slam titles, has lengthy been making an attempt to equal Margaret Court docket’s report for most ladies’s gunslam (24 titles in singles). He stated, ‘It (twenty fourth title) is unquestionably on my thoughts. I feel it is good to have it in my thoughts. It is sort of a completely different burden and I’m used to it now. Williams, who gained her final massive title on the Australian Open in 2017 after turning into pregnant, stated, ‘My life is extra treasured than the trophy. Few issues are larger than the championship for me. I’m a mom and a human being.Djokovic eyes Australian Open win
Djokovic will look to enhance his report with a ninth Australian Open title and surpass Federer for the longest-time high ATP rankings. He has gained 17 Grand Slam titles to date and on this case is the male participant to win probably the most titles after Federer and Nadal. 50 p.c of the stadium’s capability might be allowed on this event being performed underneath the shadow of the Karona virus epidemic. Amongst girls, 22-year-old America’s Sophia Kenin might be defending her title for the primary time. Poland’s 19-year-old Inga witake, who defeated Kenin within the ultimate of the French Open final 12 months, may also play on the Grand Slam for the primary time since turning into champion. She stated, ‘I’m feeling extra stress than normal, I do know it’s tough, many occasions it occurs after profitable tournaments.’
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Among the many males, Nadal and Djokovic might be up in opposition to Dominic Thiem, who broke the 2’s streak of 13 consecutive champions by profitable the US Open title in September. Daniil Medvedev, Andrei Rublev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Alexander Zverev may also be contenders for the title.