General Information

  • Event Information

  • Venue

    Canberra Tennis Centre
  • Surface

    Plexipave
  • Category

    ATP Challenger
  • Draw Size

    4-48-16
  • Date

    06/01/2019-12/01/2019

Part of the Australian Pro Tour, the East Hotel Canberra Challenger, an ATP Challenger 80 event will be held in Canberra from 6 – 12 January 2019.

Numerous players from the world’s top 100 will feature in the event, now a renowned lead in to the 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 or reserve your seat at www.tennis.com.au/act

In 2018, Italian Andreas Seppi survived match point in the opening round to come back and win the tournament, defeating four top 100 players on his way to the title.  In a world class final, Seppi defeated world No.85 Marton Fucsovics, 5-7 6-4 6-3.  Both players then went on to progress to the fourth round of Australian Open 2018 the following week.

 

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