Serena withdraws from Australian Open with Indian Wells the likely starting block

After her match against Jelena Ostapenko in Abu Dhabi Serena Williams did say her and her team would discuss chances of going to Australia and competing and despite playing a good match the defending Australian Open champion has decided to skip the tournament as she doesn’t feel ready to be competing at that level yet.

Looking at Serena’s schedule from years gone by she usually does take a break after Melbourne and we could next see her at Indian Wells in March however the key for Serena as well will be getting some match practice in so a trip to Qatar or Dubai next month could be on the cards but maybe not as she did decline a wildcard into Sydney next week so match practice might be at the top of her agenda but when she does need match practice the offering of wildcards will not be lacking.


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