Australian Open Series
The Australian Open Series is a selection of tennis tournaments held annually prior to the start of the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. As of 2016, there are five official Australian Open Series tournaments held across Australia in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year, as designated by Tennis Australia.
The Brisbane International is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland. It is part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour and of the WTA Premier tournaments of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour. It is held annually in January at the Queensland Tennis Centre.
Domain Tennis Centre, Hobart The Hobart International is a women's professional tennis tournament held at the Hobart International Tennis Centre in Hobart, Australia. Held since 1994, it forms a part of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour and is classed as an International tournament (previously Tier IV). It is competed on outdoor hardcourts, and is held in the run-up to the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, the Australian Open.
|Women's singles||2009||Petra Kvitová||Iveta Benešová||7–5, 6–1|
|2010||Alona Bondarenko||Shahar Pe'er||6–2, 6–4|
|2011||Jarmila Groth||Bethanie Mattek-Sands||6–4, 6–3|
|2012||Mona Barthel||Yanina Wickmayer||6–1, 6–2|
|2013||Elena Vesnina||Mona Barthel||6–3, 6–4|
|2014||Garbiñe Muguruza||Klára Zakopalová||6–4, 6–0|
|2015||Heather Watson||Madison Brengle||6–3, 6–4|
|2016||Alizé Cornet||Eugenie Bouchard||6–1, 6–2|
|2017||(Q) Elise Mertens||Monica Niculescu||6–3, 6–1|
|2018||Elise Mertens (2)||Mihaela Buzărnescu||6–1, 4–6, 6–3|
|2019||Sofia Kenin||Anna Karolína Schmiedlová||6–3, 6–0|
The Sydney International (formerly known as the Championship of New South Wales and New South Wales Open) is a professional tennis tournament in Sydney, New South Wales. The tournament is played annually at the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre in Homebush. It is one of the oldest tennis tournaments in the world, dating to 1885. The tournament is currently noted as an ATP 250 point event on the men's tour and a WTA Premier event on the women's tour
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Memorial Drive Park, Adelaide The World Tennis Challenge was a three night exhibition tournament held in the week before the Australian Open in Adelaide, South Australia. The tournament was created by a consortium of past players. It usually had four teams of two players, a 'legend' and a current player were paired into areas e.g. Americas or represent their countries. The current players played each other in a best of 3 match with a match tiebreaker for a 3rd set. The legends played a pro set, and the doubles if needed was a normal set with no a rules before a super tie break.
Perth Arena, Perth The Hopman Cup was an eight-nation tournament featuring one male and one female player representing their country. The tournament was originally played at the Burswood Dome before being moved in 2014. It has featured several of the top players, including Roger Federer, who won the last edition in Perth with compatriot Belinda Bencic.
- "Tennis Australia". Tennis Australia. Retrieved 13 January 2013.