23 October 2019 | Tennis SA

Yasutaka Uchiyama (JPN) is set to lead the men’s field at the City of Playford Tennis International, taking place at the Playford Tennis Centre from 28 October 2019 to 3 November 2019.

Uchiyama, who currently sits at a career high ranking of 87, will be joined by a strong international field when the tournament begins on Monday.

Inaugural City of Playford Tennis International men’s singles champion, Jason Kubler (Qld) is also set to make his return to Playford, alongside crowd favourite South Australians Alex Bolt, Luke Saville and Bradley Mousley.

“Council is looking forward to hosting the next generation of Australian talent, along with a host of international players, at the Playford Tennis Centre next week,” City of Playford Mayor, Glenn Docherty said.

“It’s great to have our inaugural men’s and women’s champions Jason Kubler and Zoe Hives returning to compete at our third event.

“This tournament is truly becoming a stepping stone for higher honours for players, and gives our community the opportunity to see world class players so close to home.”

“We are looking forward to welcoming the players, officials and staff to Adelaide for the event which gets underway on 28 October. The countdown is on with the tournament team now making their final preparations,” said Tennis SA Interim CEO, Brett Hidson.

“A sincere thank you goes to the City of Playford for their unwavering support of this tournament. The Playford Tennis Centre is a state-of-the-art, world-class venue and Tennis SA is excited for the tournament to start next week.”

The 41 direct acceptances will be joined by five wildcards and two qualifiers, with matches beginning on Monday 28 October.

The event will also run alongside a women’s ITF World Tennis Tour USD$60,000 tournament with Priscilla Hon (Qld) and Zoe Hives (Vic) leading the field as announced earlier this week.

City of Playford Tennis International
Player acceptance list as at 23 October 2019  

ATP rank First name Last name Nationality
110 Yasutaka Uchiyama JPN
136 Matthew Ebden AUS
137 Tatsuma Ito JPN
138 Alex Bolt AUS
143 James Duckworth AUS
154 Marc Polmans AUS
186 Andrew Harris AUS
189 Jay Clarke GBR
224 Alejandro Tabilo CHI
225 Max Purcell AUS
229 Sasikumar Mukund IND
242 Akira Santillan AUS
251 Hiroki Moriya JPN
255 Jason Kubler AUS
256 Aleksandar Vukic AUS
283 Shuichi Sekiguchi JPN
292 Yosuke Watanuki JPN
312 Harry Bourchier AUS
322 Maverick Banes AUS
327 Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera CHI
343 Sebastian Fanselow GER
358 Evan King USA
359 Brydan Klein GBR
384 Luke Saville AUS
418 Bradley Mousley AUS
442 Jacob Grills AUS
453 Lucas Gerch GER
487 Dayne Kelly AUS
518 Gage Brymer USA
533 Nick Hardt DOM
541 Patrik Niklas-Salminen FIN
544 Alexey Zakharov RUS
555 Arjun Kadhe IND
566 Matthew Christopher Romios AUS
576 Mats Rosenkranz GER
583 Thomas Fancutt AUS
586 Luca Castelnuovo SUI
588 Blake Mott AUS
667 Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul THA
717 Eric Vanshelboim UKR

Please note: list is subject to change


The City of Playford Tennis International will take place at the Playford Tennis Centre, Elizabeth East, South Australia from 28 October 2019 to 3 November 2019.

The City of Playford Tennis International is part of the Australian Pro Tour, a series of professional tennis events that bridge upcoming players with the ATP/WTA Tour, providing an opportunity for players to earn their first world ranking points.

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