20 October 2023 | Tennis SA

Hometown hero Thanasi Kokkinakis (Adelaide, SA) and defending champion Rinky Hijikata (Sydney, NSW) will lead the men’s field at the City of Playford Tennis International at the Playford Tennis Centre from Sunday 22 to Sunday 29 October 2023.

The 21 direct acceptances including four players from inside the world’s top 100 will be joined by three wildcards and six qualifiers, with main draw matches beginning on Monday 23 October.

City of Playford Tennis International
Player acceptance list as at 20 October 2023
Ranking date: 2 October 2023

ATP rank First name Last name Nationality
69 Thanasi Kokkinakis AUS
75 Rinky Hijikata AUS
97 Taro Daniel JPN
135 Sho Shimabukuro JPN
139 James Duckworth AUS
140 Marc Polmans AUS
198 Seongchan Hong KOR
200 Li Tu AUS
246 Yuta Shimizu JPN
270 Kaichi Uchida JPN
272 Tristan Schookate AUS
273 Dane Sweeny AUS
277 Rio Noguchi JPN
298 Philip Sekulic AUS
309 Arthur Weber FRA
315 Omar Jasika AUS
334 Naoki Nakagawa JPN
346 Benjamin Lock ZIM
347 Colin Sinclair NMI
351 Yasutaka Uchiyama JPN
360 Filip Peliwo POL

Please note: list is subject to change

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

For more information about the Australian Pro Tour, Tennis Australia or the players visit For more information on the ATP Challenger Tour go to or for more information on the ITF World Tennis Tour visit