WTA Insider | Can Angelique Kerber defend her title in Melbourne? How tough is World No.2 Serena Williams' draw? The Insider team examines an intriguing Australian Open draw.
WTA Staff

MELBOURNE, Australia - The 2017 Australian Open is out, and it's chock full of must-watch matches from first ball.

World No.1 Angelique Kerber leads the field with a draw that looks set to help the defending champion ease into the first week. No.2 seed Serena Williams, by contrast, will have to hit the ground running against former No.7 Belinda Bencic, 2015 French Open finalist Lucie Safarova looming in the second round.

WTA Insider Senior Writer Courtney Nguyen joins WTA Web Editor David Kane to pore over the draw, quarter by quarter, analyzing who has the best chance to lift the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Trophy.

All this and more in the latest episode of the WTA Insider Podcast:

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