Aryna Sabalenka had a remarkable 2023, starting by winning the Australian Open after overcoming a set down against Elena Rybakina.

Sabalenka later claimed the World No.1 spot by dethroning Iga Swiatek, marking the beginning of a growing rivalry with Rybakina.

Aryna holds a 5-3 lead over Rybakina, also securing victory in the Brisbane International final; however, Rybakina aims for a comeback after a quarter-final loss in the Adelaide International.

Iga Swiatek, aged 22, enters 2024 with confidence after winning the China Open and the WTA Finals, seeking her first Australian Open final appearance.

Naomi Osaka returns to Grand Slams after embracing motherhood, with a two-time Australian Open champion spotlighted for her comeback.

Angelique Kerber is set to return to Grand Slams after giving birth, joining others like Elina Svitolina, Victoria Azarenka, and Caroline Wozniacki who resumed tennis post-motherhood.

Coco Gauff, with a notable win over Osaka in 2020, enters the Australian Open with positive memories after winning the US Open and the ASB Classic in Auckland.

Mirra Andreeva, a 16-year-old Russian, aims to surpass her fourth-round Wimbledon finish in 2023 and improve upon her first-round exit in the previous Australian Open.

The 2024 Australian Open is anticipated to be an exciting and eventful competition, featuring established champions, rising stars, and the unique dynamics of a 15-day format.