The preparations for the Australian Open 2022 have officially started. With no crowd-caps, the tournament will witness a lot of tennis fans from across Australia. Just ahead of the mega-event, Craig Tiley, director of the Australian Open has confirmed the participation of Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams.
Nadal and Williams have been away from the Tours due to their injuries in recent months. The director is hoping to have an exciting Australian Open, as they hope for a noteworthy opening to the 2022 season.
Australian Open director confirms the participation of Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams
We are just a few months away from the spectacular Australian Open 2022 and preparations have officially kicked off. Recently, on the launch day of the event, the CEO of Tennis Australia and Australian Open director Craig Tiley released some thrilling news.
On crowd capacity, he said, “We are gonna have 100% crowds and we gonna welcome people again across Victoria across Australia to what’s gonna be a magnificent Australian Open.”
“We have got three men players on 20 Grand Slams, we have No. 1 player in the world, Ash who’s had a magnificent year winning Wimbledon. And then of course all the up-and-coming young players are gonna be here,” Tiley added.
Moreover, Craig also confirmed the participation of two big players, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams. He said, “On top of that, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams, the list goes on so. Our intention is to bring Australia back in a big way and it’s gonna be an exciting summer.”
It seems like Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams have recovered from their respective injuries and will be match-fit by the time Australian Open rolls around.