A group of Americans made their mark at this year's Australian Open, with three women reaching the quarterfinals or further. With the first Grand Slam of 2021 out of the way, here are the Americans to keep an eye on as the season continues:
Finalist, Australian Open
Brady had the best run at a major of her career in Melbourne this year by reaching the final before losing to Naomi Osaka. The 25-year-old had previously appeared in the semifinals of the 2020 US Open. Despite losing in straight sets to the now four-time Grand Slam champion, Brady gained lots of fans and ranking points for her accomplishment in Melbourne.