Women’s top 16 Australian open

Australian open top 16 seeds in the women's game

The Australian open grand slam tournament 2016 will be played from monday the 18th of january until sunday the 31st of january. It will be the 105th championships at the Australian Open and the first grand slam tournament of the year. At the Rod Laver arena there will be played in the men’s singles, women’s singles, men’s and women’s doubles + mixed doubles, on this page you’ll find the seeded players (top 16) of the women’s singles game and their record at the Australian open.

Seeded players at the Australian open 2016 (top 16 women’s)

Serena Williams
COUNTRY:UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BIRTH DATE:26 SEPTEMBER 1981
BIRTH PLACE:SAGINAW, MI
RESIDENCE:PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL, USA
HEIGHT:1.75 METRES (5 FT. 9 IN.) / WEIGHT:70.5 KILOS (155 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 15
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Winner (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2015)

Simona Halep
COUNTRY:ROMANIA
BIRTH DATE:27 SEPTEMBER 1991
BIRTH PLACE:CONSTANTA, ROMANIA
RESIDENCE:CONSTANTA, ROMANIA
HEIGHT:1.68 METRES (5 FT. 6 IN.) / WEIGHT:60 KILOS (132 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 5
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Quarter Finalist (2014, 2015)

Garbiñe Muguruza
COUNTRY:SPAIN
BIRTH DATE:8 OCTOBER 1993
BIRTH PLACE:CARACAS, VENEZUELA
RESIDENCE:BARCELONA, SPAIN
HEIGHT:1.83 METRES (6 FT. 0 IN.) / WEIGHT:73.2 KILOS (161 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 3
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: 4th Round (2014, 2015)

Agnieszka Radwanska
COUNTRY:POLAND
BIRTH DATE:6 MARCH 1989
BIRTH PLACE:KRAKOW, POLAND
RESIDENCE:KRAKOW, POLAND
HEIGHT:1.73 METRES (5 FT. 8 IN.) / WEIGHT:55.9 KILOS (123 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 9
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Semi Finalist (2014)

Maria Sharapova
COUNTRY:RUSSIABIRTH
DATE:19 APRIL 1987
BIRTH PLACE:NYAGAN, RUSSIA
RESIDENCE:BRADENTON, FL, USA
HEIGHT:1.88 METRES (6 FT. 2 IN.) / WEIGHT:59.1 KILOS (130 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 12
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Winner (2008)

Petra Kvitova
COUNTRY:CZECH REPUBLIC
BIRTH DATE:8 MARCH 1990
BIRTH PLACE:BILOVEC, CZECH REPUBLIC
RESIDENCE:MONTE CARLO, MONACO
HEIGHT:1.83 METRES (6 FT. 0 IN.) / WEIGHT:70 KILOS (154 LBS.)
PLAYS:LEFT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO

Australian Opens Played: 7
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Semi Finalist (2012)

Angelique Kerber
COUNTRY:GERMANY
BIRTH DATE:18 JANUARY 1988
BIRTH PLACE:BREMEN, GERMANY
RESIDENCE:PUSZCZYKOWO, POLAND
HEIGHT:1.73 METRES (5 FT. 8 IN.) / WEIGHT:68.2 KILOS (150 LBS.)
PLAYS:LEFT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 8
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: 4th Round (2013, 2014)

Venus Williams
COUNTRY:UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BIRTH DATE:17 JUNE 1980
BIRTH PLACE:LYNWOOD, CA
RESIDENCE:PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL, USA
HEIGHT:1.85 METRES (6 FT. 1 IN.)WEIGHT:72.7 KILOS (160 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 15
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Finalist (2003)

Karolina Pliskova
COUNTRY:CZECH REPUBLIC
BIRTH DATE:21 MARCH 1992
BIRTH PLACE:LOUNY, CZECH REPUBLIC
RESIDENCE:MONTE CARLO, MONACO
HEIGHT:1.85 METRES (6 FT. 1 IN.) / WEIGHT:72.3 KILOS (159 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 3
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: 3rd Round (2015)

Carla Suárez Navarro
COUNTRY:SPAIN
BIRTH DATE:3 SEPTEMBER 1988
BIRTH PLACE:LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, SPAIN
RESIDENCE:BARCELONA, SPAIN
HEIGHT:1.63 METRES (5 FT. 4 IN.) / WEIGHT:62.3 KILOS (137 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 7
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Quarter Finalist (2009)

Timea Bacsinszky
COUNTRY:SWITZERLAND
BIRTH DATE:8 JUNE 1989
BIRTH PLACE:LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND
RESIDENCE:BELMONT-SUR-LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND
HEIGHT:1.7 METRES (5 FT. 7 IN.) / WEIGHT:62.3 KILOS (137 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 4
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: 3rd Round (2015)

Belinda Bencic
COUNTRY:SWITZERLAND
BIRTH DATE:10 MARCH 1997
BIRTH PLACE:FLAWIL, SWITZERLAND
RESIDENCE:WOLLERAU, SWITZERLAND
HEIGHT:1.75 METRES (5 FT. 9 IN.) / WEIGHT:63.2 KILOS (139 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 2
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: 2nd Round (2014)

Roberta Vinci
COUNTRY:ITALY
BIRTH DATE:18 FEBRUARY 1983
BIRTH PLACE:TARANTO, ITALY
RESIDENCE:TARANTO, ITALY
HEIGHT:1.63 METRES (5 FT. 4 IN.) / WEIGHT:60 KILOS (132 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 14
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: 3rd Round (2006, 2010, 2013)

Victoria Azarenka
COUNTRY:BELARUS
BIRTH DATE:31 JULY 1989
BIRTH PLACE:MINSK, BELARUS
RESIDENCE:MONTE CARLO, MONACO
HEIGHT:1.83 METRES (6 FT. 0 IN.) / WEIGHT:70 KILOS (154 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 10
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Winner (2012, 2013)

Madison Keys
COUNTRY:UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
BIRTH DATE:17 FEBRUARY 1995
BIRTH PLACE:ROCK ISLAND, IL
RESIDENCE:BOCA RATON, FL, USA
HEIGHT:1.78 METRES (5 FT. 10 IN.) / WEIGHT:65.9 KILOS (145 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 4
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Semi Finalist (2015)

Caroline Wozniacki
COUNTRY:DENMARK
BIRTH DATE:11 JULY 1990
BIRTH PLACE:ODENSE, DENMARK
RESIDENCE:MONTE CARLO, MONACO
HEIGHT:1.78 METRES (5 FT. 10 IN.) / WEIGHT:63.2 KILOS (139 LBS.)
PLAYS:RIGHT HANDED

TOURNAMENT INFO
Australian Opens Played: 8
Events Entered: Women’s Singles
Best Singles Performance: Semi Finalist (2011)

(read more on the website of the Australian open 2016: Full draw and seeded players (1-32)

Author: Vincent Bons // Photography: © Australian open

Grandslamtennisblog.com – top 16 seeds Australian open 2016 (women’s)

Grandslamtennisblog.com is a Dutch based tennis blog. Here you’ll find the latest news about the top 16 seeds at the Australian open 2016 + stories, video- and fashion blogs about the greatest sport there is: tennis. If you have tips, suggestions or questions about the top 16 seeds at the Australian open 2016… just send an email to info(at)grandslamtennisblog.com.