General Information

  • Event Information

  • Venue

    Canberra Tennis Centre
  • Surface

    Plexipave
  • Category

    ATP Challenger
  • Draw Size

    32-32-16
  • Prize Money

    USD$75,000
  • Date

    06/01/2018-13/01/2018

Part of the Australian Pro Tour, the East Hotel Canberra Challenger, an ATP Challenger USD$75,000 event will be held in Canberra from 6 – 13 January 2018.

Numerous players from the world’s top 100 will feature in the event, now a renowned lead in to Australian Open as they compete for significant prize money and valuable world ranking points.  A host of Australian’s next rising stars will also compete as they look to make their mark on the Pro Tour.

The event will be held at the Canberra Tennis Centre, 3 Riggall Place, Lyneham. Entry is free, and by gold coin donation to local grassroots tennis programs on finals day.

In 2017 Israel’s Dudi Sela claimed his 21st challenger title when he defeated top seed Jan-Lennard Struff (GER) 3-6 6-4 6-3 in the final more.

In doubles, Struff partnered countryman Andre Begemann to defeat Argentinian pair Carlos Berlocq and Andres Molteni.

The field contained 52 players from 17 countries and boasted eight players in the world’s top 100 with over 6000 spectators attending.  Further details here.

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