In the final, she beat her sister Venus and won the grand slam.
After falling in the final round of qualifying a year ago, Bernard Tomic has earned direct entry to next month's main draw after an encouraging season highlighted by his fourth ATP title win in Chengdu in September.
16, plans to make her return to Melbourne Park for the first time since winning in 2017 while eight weeks' pregnant with baby Alexis Olympia. Unfortunately, she lost both tournaments and left of Australian grand slam singles titles.
Her appearance will mark her first major since her controversial rant at an umpire during the US Open final loss to Naomi Osaka, which overshadowed the Japanese star's biggest ever win.
104 tennis players have secured their places in the main draw of the Open championship of Australia-2019. The tournament will be held at Melbourne Park, a sports site in the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Last season for the American tennis player ended in late September, for the first time in more than 10 years Serena finished the campaign with nothing.
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It's not LeBron's fault at all; it's just the fact you have so many groupies in the media that love to hang on every word. LeBron is a player that needs to play with guys that already know how they play the game-and shooters. "It's early.
The world's top 102 women and top 101 men have all confirmed they will compete at next month's Australian Open in Melbourne.
Also, among the 102 women and 101 men to have confirmed they will compete in the first grand slam of 2019 is a five-time runner up, Andy Murray, who missed three of the four majors a year ago because of a hip injury.
The 31-year-old Scot has also entered the tournament with his ranking of No.2.
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Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki are the singles defending champions.
The only way he can gain some seeding protection for the 2019 Open - which starts on January 14 - is by defending his Brisbane International crown and hoping for some late withdrawals.
"It's always special to see our defending champions - Caroline had her first Grand Slam win here a year ago so will be keen to start 2019 on a high", said Tiley. This list includes five-time Australian Open finalist and former World No. 1, British player Andy Murray, followed by Serbian player Janko Tipsarević and Belgian player Steve Darcis.
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The letter remained among Gutkind's papers until it came up for auction in London in 2008-43 years after the philosopher died. The letter was written in "the most exciting, exhilarating period Einstein's scientific career", noted on the auction site.