The new tennis season is finally about to start with the approaching end of the festivities and the “Australian Summer” knocking on the door. Here some Instagram updated by Naomi Osaka, Cori Gauff, Genie Bouchard, Anett Kontaveit.
Naomi is about to commence her run in Brisbane to then try to defend her Australian Open title under the guidance of her new coach Wim Fissette. The Japanese sensation posts a nice picture with her (now) trademark wig. She had a similar one in Tokyo where she tried not to get noticed by the crowd while walking on the street.
Cori Gauff looking scary
The upcoming American is one of the most interesting prospect on tour. At her young age, she is already a threat for everyone on tour. She posted a rather “aggressive” picture on Instagram. Is she trying to scare off her competition? Coco will kick start her 2020 in Auckland.
Genie Bouchard still in a festive mood
The Canadian will try once again to go back to her past glory where she reached the final in Wimbledon to reach a world no.5 career-high. Genie is currently training in Las Vegas and she will also start the new season in Auckland even if she is already missing Christmas.
Kontaveit back to competitions
The Estonian has a huge potential and after reaching a world no.14 career-high, she is now ranked no.26. Anett hasn’t played a match since she withdrew from the US Open because of illness. However, she is already in Melbourne where she posted a video of her blasting a serve.
Naomi Osaka’s ranking and performance in 2019
At the moment ranked no.3, Naomi played her last match on the 27th of October when she beat Petra Kvitova 7-61 4-6 6-4 in the round robin in Shenzhen.
Currently, this year the Japanese has a 40-11 win-loss record. Osaka has won 3 titles in 2019 at the Australian Open, in Osaka and in Beijing.
Cori Gauff’s ranking and performance in 2019
Currently ranked no.68 (career-high), the American played her last match on the 16th of October when she had to bow to Anna Blinkova 6-4 6-0 in the 1st round in Luxembourg.
At the moment, this season the American has a 18-8 win-loss record. The American won her maiden career title in Linz.
Naomi Osaka and Cori Gauff played each other 1 time. The head to head is 1-0 for Osaka.
The last time that they locked horns, Naomi Osaka won 6-3 6-0 in the 3rd round in New York (U.S. Open) on the 31st of August 2019.
in the below video you can watch the highlights.
Eugenie Bouchard’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked world no.215, Eugenie played her last match on the 26th of August when she capitulated to Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-3 in the 1st round in U.S. Open.
Anett Kontaveit’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked world no.26, the Estonian was supposed to play on the 31st of August. However, she conceded a walk over to Belinda Bencic in the 3rd round in U.S. Open.
Anett Kontaveit’s most significant result of the year was getting to the final in Stuttgart.
Eugenie Bouchard and Anett Kontaveit played each other 3 times. The head to head is 2-1 for Kontaveit.
The last time that they locked horns, Anett Kontaveit won 7-65 6-4 in the 1st round in Linz (Generali Ladies Linz) in October 2016.