Serena Williams confirms entry for Australian Open

Five Croatian Tennis Players Confirmed for Australian Open

It has been, according to reports, made a decision to play the tie-breaks at 6-6 in the fifth set with a player needing to win 10 points by a margin of two.

A year after she withdrew from the Australian Open in the wake of her first pregnancy, Serena Williams is confirmed as an entrant in the 2019 tournament, the Open announced on Wednesday.

"While we know the instances of matches extending deep into the final set are rare, we feel that a tie-breaker at 12-12 strikes an equitable balance between allowing players ample opportunity to complete the match to advantage, while also providing certainty that the match will reach a conclusion in an acceptable timeframe, " All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club chairman Philip Brook said in October.

Women's matches remain best-of-three set contests.

Before heading to Australia for Melbourne Park title at the Hopman Cup in Perth, Serena Williams will play an exhibition match in Abu Dhabi in the last week of the year. The tournament will be held at Melbourne Park, a sports site in the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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The depth of the men's draw, coupled with a disappointing end to his 2018 season, has left Kyrgios unlikely to be seeded at a major for the first time since the 2015 US Open in NY.

The 2019 Australian Open is considered the strongest tournament yet as officials could not recall the last time both the men's and women's top 100 players would participate in the opening tournament.

Andy Murray who missed three of four slams a year ago due to a hip injury and is ranked 259th in the world will also play the season-opening slam.

Ten Australians, led by women's world No.15 Ashleigh Barty, and men's No.31 Alex de Minaur, have secured direct entry to the main singles draws.

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