VenueCanberra Tennis Centre
CategoryMen ATP Challenger
Women ITF Futures
Draw SizeMen 32-32-16
Prize MoneyMen USD$75,000
Lizette Cabrera sets a new career-high ranking as Storm Sanders returns to the top 500 following her stunning return to singles.
After a two-year singles hiatus, Storm Sanders is rewarded with the Playford title in just her second tournament back.
James Duckworth moves closer to a world top 100 return after winning ATP Challenger title in Playford.
In a reversal of fortune, James Duckworth enters the ATP Challenger final in Playford courtesy of a retirement.
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.