Serena Williams is about to commence her quest for her 24th slam title at the Australian Open to will start against rising star Anna Potapoava. In the meantime, the American legend is getting ready with her coach Patrick Mouratoglou also reinforcing her shoulder ahead of her 1st match by throwing a football ball on the tennis coach with a decent technique.
— Mike Cation (@MikeCTennis) January 16, 2020
H2H, prediction Serena Williams vs. Anna Potapova
Even if Serena has never faced Anna Potapova so far, she is widely expected to win the match in straight sets. Actually, the American is also considered as the main favorite to win the Australian Open. Some football may help.
Serena Williams’s ranking and performance in 2020
Now ranked no.9, Serena played her last match on the 12th of January when she defeated Jessica Pegula 6-3 6-4 in the final in Auckland to win her 73rd career title.
During this season Serena has a 5-0 win-loss record. The American clinched 1 title in Auckland.
Anastasia Potapova’s ranking and performance in 2020
Currently ranked no.90, Potapova played her last match on the 12th of January when she surrendered to Arina Rodionova 6-2 1-6 6-2 in the qualifications in Adelaide.
Serena Williams and Anastasia Potapova have never played each other.