The current champion of the Open championship of Australia will not act this year on the courts of Melbourne, the official website of the tournament.
Serena Williams, a winner in last year’s finals elder sister of 6:4, 6:4, stated that he had not received the required form.
She said match in Abu Dhabi showed that it was in good shape, but this is not enough.
«I don’t want to just play, I want to fight and reach the final,» said the former first racket of the world.
Serena Williams — seven-time champion of the Australian Open in singles and three times in doubles.