Former world number one Serena Williams has entered for next year’s Australian Open, according to tournament director Craig Tiley.
Serena Williams, 36, who is the defending champion at the Australian Open, is ready to return to action after she gave birth to a baby girl in September.
Speaking about Serena Williams’ possible return to action, Tiley told the Herald Sun that the 23-time Grand Slam winner is “very likely” to return to tennis in Melbourne.
In his words, he said: “She’s got her visa, she’s entered, she’s practising.”
“There’s no question she’ll be ready in our view.” he added.
Seven-time Australian Open champion and American tennis star Serena Williams has already confirmed that she is back in training via social media.
Serena Williams’ immediate target is to beat Margaret Court’s Grand Slam singles titles record (24).
Speaking further, Tiley said: “She wants to break a record that is Margaret Court’s.”
“It would be a pretty significant accomplishment for her to be able to do that.” he concluded.