You Can See what happened on day one of the Australian Open 2021 Live Stream below! Watch over 40 live ATP Tour tournaments, 40 live WTA Tour tournaments. The 2021 Australian Open is a Grand Slam tennis tournament that is scheduled to take place at Melbourne Park, from 8–21 February 2021.
Serena Williams has gone three years without winning a grand slam singles title and can end that slump when she opens play Monday in the 2021 Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. The 39-year-old Williams will try to end the longest major championship drought of her career dating to the Australian Open in 2017, when she defeated her sister Venus to win her seventh singles title in Melbourne. Winner of 23 grand slam titles, Williams needs one more to tie the all-time mark held by Margaret Court.
William Hill Sportsbook lists Williams and Aryna Sabalenka as the co-third choices in the latest 2021 Australia Open odds at +900. Naomi Osaka (+500), the 2019 Australian Open champion, and world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty (+650) are the top two picks on the tennis odds board. Before making any 2021 Australian Open picks or predictions, check out the expert tennis picks and analysis from SportsLine’s Gavin Mair.
A renowned women’s tennis handicapper, he hit a daily double of sorts in the last grand slam at the French Open. Mair picked Iga Swiatek to win (-163) and win in straight sets (+140), and he was right on both counts.
He also called unseeded Jelena Ostapenko (80-1) winning the 2017 French Open, Naomi Osaka (32-1) winning the 2018 U.S. Open and Bianca Andreescu (20-1) winning the 2019 U.S. Open.Roger Federer opted to skip this year’s tournament but Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal are scheduled to participate, for now. Williams withdrew from a tune-up tournament on Friday citing a shoulder injury but is confident she’ll be ok. Nadal did not play in the ATP Cup for Spain due to back issues.
The tournament is also filled with youngsters that will be looking to make 2021 their year. One rising star will be out when the first round concludes as No. 11 Dennis Shapovalov and Jannik Sinner meet in a clash of young guns.
Here is the full 2021 Australian Open schedule, including TV coverage breakdown and order of play for each round.