The UTR Pro Tennis Series in Australia has been extended with new Pool A and B events in Sydney and Brisbane added to the calendar.
From Sunday 9 August to Friday 4 September, professional tennis players will have the opportunity to compete for an additional $171,500 in prize money.
Both Sydney and Brisbane will host three new Pool A events and two Pool B events. Matches in Sydney will start on Sunday and in Brisbane on Tuesday.
Sydney – Pool A (9-12 August)
|Aleksandar Vukic||14.77||Destanee Aiava||12.29|
|Rinky Hijikata||13.82||Abbie Myers||11.84|
|Benard Nkomba||13.31||Alexandra Bozovic||11.67|
|Cameron Green||13.26||Lisa Mays||10.74|
|Matt Reid||13.77 (P)||Taylah Lawless||10.64|
|Nikita Volonski||13.08||Bojana Marinkov||10.22|
Matches will be streamed live via Tennis Australia’s YouTube channel here.
Results and live scores
Updated UTR Pro Tennis Series events calendar
|Pool A||Location / date|
|Event 1||Sydney: 9-12 August
Brisbane: 11-14 August
|Event 2||Sydney: 15-18 August (men only)
Brisbane: 17-20 August
|Event 3||Sydney: 25-28 August (men only)
Brisbane: 27-30 August
|Pool B||Location / date|
|Event 2||Sydney: 15-18 August (women)
20-23 August (men)
Brisbane: 22-25 August
|Event 3||Sydney: 25-28 August (women)
30 August-2 September (men)
Brisbane: 1-4 September
The UTR Pro Tennis Series in Australia provides players with the opportunity to compete for prize money during the COVID-19 pandemic. Strict biosecurity measures will be in place at each event.
Biosecurity, health and safety protocols:
- Daily health and temperature checks for all on-site personnel
- Physical distancing of 1.5 metres
- Minimal personnel on site including no fans and ballkids, reduced linespeople
- Additional hygiene practices and measures in place, including encouraging frequent handwashing and use of hand sanitiser
- Thorough cleaning practices, including between matches
- Players will tap racquet instead of shaking hands
- Separate player benches and players encouraged to change ends on opposite sides of the court
- Players advised to bring own towels, food and drinks
- Players to spend minimal time onsite and encouraged to arrive, play and depart, not use showers within the venue and limit their time in any communal area, all in accordance with the AIS Framework for Rebooting Sport.
To find out more about UTR in NSW head to – https://www.tennis.com.au/nsw/players/universaltennisrating