Brisbane QLD, Australia, 5 December 2014 | Tennis Queensland

The 2014 season of the Asia-Pacific Tennis League (ATL) Queensland Conference continues at Beenleigh Tennis Club tonight from 6pm. Tonight’s round will decide the teams that will play off in Sunday’s final for the chance to represent Queensland at the ATL playoff during the 2015 Australian Open in Melbourne.

Fans will be able to see some of the world’s best take to the court representing one of six Queensland teams with a chance at the title. World no. 62 Ajla Tomljanovic (Sunshine Coast Breakers) and Grand Slam doubles finalist Ashleigh Barty (Shaw Park Sharks) will join a stellar line-up in the women’s draw.

One the mens side, world no. 127 James Duckworth (Shaw Park Sharks) and world no. 136 Jason Kubler (Tennyson Volt) return to Australia to bolster their respective teams after incredible 2014 seasons.

See these players in action, plus many more talented Australian stars on the rise in the world rankings and chat to Conference Director Matt Richards about the league and it’s stars from 6pm at the home of the Beenleigh Blaze.

Media Opportunity

Date:      5 December 2014

Time:      From 6.00 pm

Who:      Leading players including world no. 62 Ajla Tomljanovic, Grand Slam doubles finalist Ashleigh Barty, world no. 127 James Duckworth, world no. 136 Jason Kubler and more top players to be confirmed in the final line-up later today. Queensland Conference Director Matt Richards will also be in attendance.

What:     On-court action playing the new Fast4 format of tennis
Media one-on-one opportunities with ATL Queensland Conference Director and team managers

Venue:   Beenleigh Tennis Club, 20-28 Alamein St, Beenleigh

Parking: Limited street parking available

The Asia-Pacific Tennis League is an exciting new concept contested under the shortened Fast4 format designed to provide fast, action-packed contests. Players compete for their respective teams across the five ties, with the top two teams competing head to head in the Queensland Conference final at the Queensland Tennis Centre in December.

The teams competing in this year’s Queensland Conference are:

Beenleigh Blaze

Tennyson Volt

Shaw Park Sharks

Sunshine Coast Breakers

Tennis Brisbane Chargers

Toowoomba Tigers

The Asia-Pacific Tennis League aims to provide a fun and exciting atmosphere for both players and spectators alike. Live music and entertainment will be present at all rounds, to complement the great tennis on show from some of the nation’s top talents.