Australian Open 2022 Women’s Draw: Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka to Potentially Lock Horns in 4th Round
After a long wait, the official Australian Open 2022 Women’s Singles Draw is finally out.
The maiden Grand Slam of the year will see the top WTA stars of the world battle it out.
The event lacks stars like Venus and Serena Williams, Jennifer Brady, and Bianca Andreescu. Regardless, the roster at Melbourne Park will be noteworthy, with defending champion Naomi Osaka returning.
Australian home star Ashleigh Barty is certainly one of the firm favorites to win the major.
On the other hand, many expect 2-time Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka to mark her comeback with a championship.
Naturally, the top player in the world Ashleigh Barty is also the top seed at this year’s Australian Open.
As the second seed, Belarusian star and World No. 2 Aryna Sabalenka is just behind Barty.
Sabalenka has been in worrying form in the build-up to the Happy Slam.
The Spanish star Garbine Muguruza is the third seed, according to the Australian Open 2022 Women’s draw.
Additionally, right alongside the 2-time Grand Slam champion is Czech star Barbora Krejcikova. The two are seeded at #3 and #4, respectively.