Predicted Winners in BOLD
ROD LAVER ARENA
 Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) vs  Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) – Is Kuzy going to make another deep run toward a major title? It is possible, but I think her
 Venus Williams (USA) vs [Q] Mona Barthel (GER) – Venus has looked sharp thus far.
 Angelique Kerber (GER) vs. Coco Vandeweghe (USA) – I keep picking against Coco, and she keeps winning. I think the world #1 and defending champion will solve this riddle, but I’ve been wrong before with Coco.
MARGARET COURT ARENA
 Garbiñe Muguruza (ESP) vs Sorana Cirstea (ROU) – If Garbine is not in control of her error count, this will be a poor pick.
.@VenusesWilliams continues to cruise!
Tops Voegele 6-3, 6-2 for a spot in @AustralianOpen Third round! #AusOpen pic.twitter.com/9Zwb4ojYfY
— WTA (@WTA) January 18, 2017