General Information

  • Event Information

  • Venue

    Canberra Tennis Centre
  • Surface

  • Category

    Men ATP Challenger
    Women ITF Futures
  • Draw Size

    Men 32-32-16
    Women 32-32-16-4
  • Prize Money

    Men USD$75,000
    Women USD$60,000
  • Date

    Men 27/10/2018-04/11/2018
    Women 28/10/2018-04/11/2018

Latest News

Biggest movers: Cabrera at career high, Sanders back
Lizette Cabrera (Getty Images)
5 November, 2019

Lizette Cabrera sets a new career-high ranking as Storm Sanders returns to the top 500 following her stunning return to singles.
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Sanders completes comeback with title
3 November, 2019

After a two-year singles hiatus, Storm Sanders is rewarded with the Playford title in just her second tournament back.
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Duckworth takes Playford title
3 November, 2019

James Duckworth moves closer to a world top 100 return after winning ATP Challenger title in Playford.
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Duckworth into Playford final
2 November, 2019

In a reversal of fortune, James Duckworth enters the ATP Challenger final in Playford courtesy of a retirement.
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World class tennis in Canberra

Part of The Australian Pro Tour, the next generation of top tennis players are set to compete when the Apis Canberra International kicks off at the Canberra Tennis Centre from October 27 – November 4 with a USD$75,000 ATP Challenger event and a USD$60,000 ITF Women’s event.

Players from the world’s top 200, and a crop of rising tennis stars from Australia and across the globe, will compete for significant prize money and valuable world ranking points, as they look to boost their rankings ahead of the Australian Summer of Tennis.

Kids Tennis Day, a free community event will return on Saturday 3 November from 9am-11am.  For more details about Kids Tennis Day, click here.

Entry to the Canberra Tennis Centre is free from 27 October – 2 November.  Entry is by gold coin donation on finals weekend.  A limited amount of paid reserved seating and corporate hospitality is available.  To find out more, click here.

In 2017, Matthew Ebden (WA) won the men’s singles which saw him return to the world’s top 100, going on to hit a career high ranking of world No.43 in July 2018.  Olivia Rogowska (Vic) defeating rising star Destanee Aiava (Vic) in the women’s final, a victory which helped her secure an Australian Open 2018 wildcard.