Nick Kyrgios serving. (AP Photo)

Next week, the first Grand Slam of the year will begin. For many players, the Australian Open is a time to gauge where they are at after a busy offseason. Many Australian players are looking to claim the title or at least make a deep run in front of their home crowds. 

The last Australian man to win the title in singles was Mark Edmondson in 1976. In 2019, many men from Down Under are looking to make history. It may be a long shot, but who you think has the best chance of winning the Australian Open this year?