Found January 13, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
Profiles of the top Women’s Singles contenders for the 2013 Australian Open. Note: Grand Slam records for main draw matches only.  – by Jack Cunniff   1. Victoria Azarenka 2012 Record:  69-12 Grand Slam Record:  73-27 Australian Open Record:  21-6 Australian Open Best Result:  W (2012)  Fast Fact:  Azarenka has won 13 of her 14 titles in straight sets (def. Li 2012 Sydney in three sets).   2. Maria Sharapova 2012 Record:  60-11 Grand Slam Record:  137-34 Australian Open Record:  34-8 Australian Open Best Result:  W (2008) Fast Fact:  Sharapova’s 2012 season was her most successful in terms of Grand Slam match wins (21) and tied for her best season in terms of victories over Top Ten opponents (14).   3. Serena Williams 2012 Record:  58-4 Grand Slam Record:  225-34 Australian Open Record:  54-7 Australian Open Best Result:  W (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010) Fast Fact:  If she can win her 57th Australian Open match in the Third Round, Serena will pass

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