So, as 2018 New year started the roumors for upcoming AUS Open Grand Slam has picking fires and lots of predictions are on the way. Who’s Gonna Win US Open? Will it Fedrer or Nadal? . This year looks full of promises following the success of 2017 for the world of tennis and its fans. We have a lot of names with the world’s best set to face off for the first grand slam of 2018, Australian Open. 36-year-old Roger Federer is set to defend his title against some of the finest players in the world. Australian Open 2018 prize money is of $55 million which is a record in itself.
Australian Open 2018 venue is Melbourne Park where we will see top players from different countries fighting for the first major trophy of the year. The defending Women’s Champion Serena Williams is also ready to pool out some money for herself. However, both the defending champions aren’t stepping in as the top seeds. Australian Open 2018 Winner Predictions is loose end with likes of Rafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov, Stan Wawrinka, Novak Djokovic, challenging Roger Federer for his trophy. Whereas on women’s side we have the top seed Simona Halep, Venus Williams, Garbine Muguruza, Karolina Pliskova, awaiting as the top competitors for Serena Williams.
Who will Wim Aus Open 2018 Grand Slam?
Last year we saw a marathon rally between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the finals. Also, Federer beat Nadal on three other occasions in the same year bettering his record from 10-23 to 15-23. Though Nadal is the top seed, Federer may have an upper hand because of the two basic reasons. First of all, Hard Surface is always a pleasure for Roger Federer to play on. Secondly, in their past three meets, Nadal lost in the straight sets to Federer.
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So, Federer is probably a better prediction to win the Australian Open 2018 Men’s Tournament over Rafael Nadal. Another top contender for the Aus Open 2018 Tennis Championship is Stan Wawrinka, who is making his return via the tournament. The world number nine has to miss the second half of the year 2017 due to a knee injury. However, the veteran seems to be fit enough to present a tough challenge to Federer’s defending reign. Another powerhouse in the men’s singles tournament is Serbia’s Novak Djokovic. He is a former six time Australian Open Champion and is looking to regain his form. It is about time when we see the former World number one back in form.
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So, Roger Federer is the leading the table with 19 grand slam winnings, Rafael Nadal and Pete Sampras are second and third with 15 and 14 titles respectively. While Serena Williams is closing on Margaret Court’s 24 titles after winning her 7th Australian open and 23rd overall grand slam title after beating sister Venus in the 2017 Aussie Open final.
LEADING GRAND SLAM TITLE WINNERS – MENS
LEADING GRAND SLAM TITLE – WOMEN
|4||Helen Wills Moody||19||0||4||8||7|
|7||Billie Jean King||12||1||1||6||4|
|Maureen Connolly Brinker||9||1||2||3||3|
|Molla Bjurstedt Mallory||8||0||0||0||8|
|Dorothea Lambert Chambers||7||0||0||7||0|
|17||Nancye Wynne Bolton||6||6||0||0||0|
|Louise Brough Clapp||6||1||0||4||1|
|Margaret Osborne duPont||6||0||2||1||3|
|Blanche Bingley Hillyard||6||0||0||6||0|
Aus Open 2018 Predictions:
However, tennis is the games of fitness, and many ups & downs comes while the Grand slam. Here we are predicting Roger Federer and Serena can win the title this year too. Below we have a user poll, according to which these to contestant may win the Aus Open tennis championship this year too.
There is hike in prize money this year, the winner for singles will get $4 million AUD, while runner up will get $2 million AUD.
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Talking about Women’s singles, defending champion, Serena Williams is likely to make her return after a year absence. After giving birth to her first child in September 2017, Serena is fit to make her return. Australian Open 2018 Women’s Tournament will also feature the other Williams Sister, Venus Williams. Venus Williams is still looking for her maiden Australian Open title and is a solid contender for the championship. The top seed Simona Halep will also try to give a tough time to others by walking in as a probable contender for the winner. Australian Open 2018 Winner Predictions is a table set for gamble with numerous top competitors.
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