Melbourne VIC, Australia, 30 August 2013 | Tennis Australia
Tennis Victoria is excited to release the 2013 ATL Vic-conference Super Round Fixture with the first serve on Sunday 10th November.
Each competing club has been allocated a Super Round whereby all matches of that round for the men’s or women’s competition will be played at their venue. This is a brilliant opportunity for the competing clubs fans and local tennis communities to get up and close with some of Australia’s finest tennis talent.
The 2013 conference will see a host of tennis stars line up with Olivia Rogowska, Sally Peers, Storm Sanders, Nives Baric and Destanee Aiava in the Women’s draw while former Australian Open Junior Boys Champion Luke Saville will represent the new Tennis World Taipans team with Peter Luczak, Rubin Statham, James Lemke also competing in the Men’s draw.
The competition will launch with the opening round on Sunday 10th November with both the men’s and women’s matches to be played at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club from 12:00pm.
The Men’s competition will feature six teams comprising of the Dingley Dingoes, Kooyong Classics, MCC Stars, RSY Royals, Tennis World Taipans and Waverley Warriors. The Women’s competition will also host a full fixture of six team license holders the Delahey Reckers, Frankston Firebirds, Kooyong Classics, MCC Stars, RSY Royals and Waverley Warriors.
The ATL Vic Conference will comprise of five Super Rounds and a Final in which the top two teams will compete for the prize money of $6000 for the Winners and $3000 for the Runners Up. There will also be a 3rd v 4th playoff in 2013 this year competing for a $1000 cheque.
The winning teams will win the right to advance to the ATL Playoffs to be held in late January at the Australian Open and compete against other conference winners for prize money totalling $50k in both the men’s and women’s competitions.