The Australian championship will return to the ATP and WTA tours early next season, organizers confirmed at an event attended by two local tennis legends Ashleigh Barty and Patrick Rafter.
Good news for Australian tennis.One of the most traditional activities in recent years and also for australian openchampionship brisbanewill return to the tennis calendar from 2024. This was proven in a promotion featuring both champions. grand slam and former Ocean Tennis World No. 1, Ashley Barty and Patrick Rafter.
Brisbane returns to tennis scene
so Queensland Tennis Center This joint championship will be held again ATP and WTA of 31 from december to 7 January 2024.The event will include 32 men’s team players and 48 In women it is a higher category (500) than the first (250). A total of 180 of the world’s best tennis players are expected to arrive in the Sunshine State.
«We’re delighted to welcome Brisbane International Airport back in 2024, bigger and better than ever.we know How much players enjoyed participating in this game and kick off the new season in Queensland. Fans can look forward to eight days of high-quality tennis. The women’s field has been expanded, with 180 of the world’s best players vying for huge prize money.nothing better than this«, declared the tournament director, Cam Pearson.
Murray and Pliskova win titles
One of the winners of the event, which started co-organizing this year Year 2009name Roger Federer, Lleyton Hewitt, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka or Maria Sharapovaas well as other former world No. 1 players.
However, the tennis player who appears most frequently in the Championship honors list is a Scot Andy Murray (2012, 2013) and Czech Karolina Pliskova (2017, 2019 and 2020).The champion of the men’s group in the previous competition was the Japanese team Kei Nishikori (2019). In the women’s event, the aforementioned Pliskova won the championship in the women’s event. In 2020, the event was ATP Cup later by federation cuptwo team competitions.