Firts Grand Slam of the year, Australian open starts on Jan 13

One of the biggest and most prestigious tournament of tennis world, Australian Open is going to start on the 13th of  January 2014.This will be the first grand slam of the new year 2014.This tournament is going to be staged is Melbourne park, Melbourne.The matches of this tournament will be played on outdoor hard court.This is the 102nd edition of this tournament.The tournament will start on 13th January and ends on 26 January.


Novak Djokovic was the winner of the men`s single from last year who defeated Andy Murray of Britain in breathtaking final of Australian open 2013.He is the three time defending champion.But this time he will have to play hard to defend his tittle for the fourth time.


  Victoria Azarenka was the winner of women`s single last year.She defeated Chinese number one Li Na in the final of 2013 Australian open.She will be trying to win the championship for the third consecutive time.

Rafael Nadal who was forced to miss last years tournament due to his knee injury is the biggest threat for Djokovic.He made a great come back winning both French and U.S open last year.He defeated Djokovic in both occasions.He had a great last year and was able to come at top of the rankings.

Victoria Azarenka had a decent last year.There is no doubt that she is one of the best talent of tennis world.She is going to be tested hard by world number Serena Williams.Azarenka lost last week`s Brisbane International final to Williams in a straight sets.Serena must be feeling confident after this victory over the Belorussian.Let`s see if Azarenka can go through Williams to grab the Australian open trophy again..