Australian Open 2017 preview
The first Grand Slam of the year – the Australian Open – is starting on this Monday, 16th of January. Lucie is returning to Melbourne after skipping the Australian Open last year due to reactive arthritis.
She will face Belgian Yanina Wickmayer (WTA #60) in the first round (January, 17th at 11:00AM local time). Lucie and Yanina currently have a similar ranking, respectively #61 and #60. They have met twice and each has won one match:
In the second round, Lucie might be opposed to either Belinda Bencic or Serena Williams.
Please see below Lucie’s part of the draw:
Lucie will also play doubles, with Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The pair has won 3 Grand Slams doubles titles and their first one was the Australian Open in 2015.
Here is their part of the doubles draw:
Good luck to Lucie and Team Bucie for this Australian Open!