Experts' picks: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams again the players to beat

Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic have each won six Australian Open titles. ESPN Illustration

The first Grand Slam of the year is always a tricky one to dissect, with players coming off extended breaks and underdogs feeling a renewed sense of confidence.

So how will this Australian Open play out?

Our experts from around the globe weighed in.