MELBOURNE, Australia - On the newest episode of the WTA Insider Podcast, freelance tennis journalist Reem Abulleil joins Senior Writer Courtney Nguyen for a free-ranging discussion of the favorites, darkhorses, and big storylines at the 2019 Australian Open. 

Will Serena Williams add another notch in her quest for all-time history as she seeks a record-tying 24th major singles title?

Why are there question marks surrounding last year's finalists, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki and No.1 Simona Halep?

Is this tournament set up for the young guns like Naomi Osaka, Aryna Sabalenka, Madison Keys, and Daria Kasatkina? 

The Happy Slam is just around the corner, and we're happy to get the 2019 Slam Season underway.