Shine Trader Live reports:
The draw for the 2021 Australian Open was held today. In men’s singles, defending champion Novak Djokovic and Austria’s Dominic Thiem are tied in the top half, while Spain’s Rafael Nadal has a better signing. In women’s singles, Osaka Naomi and Andrescu, two representatives of the youth storm, may encounter early in the quarterfinals, China’s Golden Flower, Wang Qiang and Zhang Shuai were placed in the bottom half, Wang Qiang may face Andrescu in the third round.
This year’s Australian Open is also facing twists and turns as the global epidemic remains serious. The tournament, which was supposed to start in January, was postponed until February. The players spent 14 days in quarantine in Australia. The draw was supposed to take place on Thursday, February 4th, but was postponed another day after staff at the hotel where the players were quarantined confirmed the illness.
In men’s singles, world Number one Novak Djokovic of Serbia leads the quarterfinals as the top seed and the reigning Australian Open champion, where he will face a tough challenge from Germany’s Alexander Zverev.
Tim, who won the men’s singles title at the US Open last year, was placed in the second quarter of the table. The highest ranked opponent in the same table is Argentina’s Mark Schwarzman, who is known as the “strongest 170 on the surface”. Thiem is one of the favourites to win this year’s Australian Open and is a strong favourite to meet Djokovic in the semi-finals.
Medvedev of Russia, who won the ATP final title last year, leads the third quarter of the region, with compatriot Lubyov’s strongest opponent. Spain’s Rafael Nadal has been drawn in the quarterfinals and will face a strong challenge from Greece’s philipp Sissipas.
Women’s singles, the current world number one Barty Barty of Australia as the number one seed in the last eight against the former world number one Ka Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Defending champion Kenning leads the quarter, with Ukraine’s Svitolina svitolina as the highest ranked opponent.
Three-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka of Japan leads the quarterfinals against former US Open champion Andrescu of Canada, whose form is a doubt after more than a year of nagging injuries. Romania’s Halep halep, currently ranked second in the world, leads the quarterfinals against belarusian Maria Sabalenka, who has been in excellent form.
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