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The WTA Auckland Open (currently sponsored by ASB Bank and called the ASB Classic) is a professional women's tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand. The tournament is played annually, in the first week of January, at the ASB Tennis Centre in the suburb of Parnell, just east of the Central Business District. It is an International level tournament in the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) World Tour. The equivalent men's event, the ATP Auckland Open, is played in the following week, immediately ahead of the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian Open.
|WTA Auckland Open|
|Venue||ASB Tennis Centre|
|Surface||Hard (Plexicushion) - outdoors|
|Draw||32S / 32Q / 16D|
|Prize money||US$275,000 (2020)|
|Current champions (2020)|
|Women's singles||Serena Williams|
|Women's doubles|| Asia Muhammad |
Original Auckland OpenEdit
|1974||Evonne Goolagong||Ann Kiyomura||6–3, 6–1|
|1975||Evonne Goolagong (2)||Linda Mottram||6–2, 7–5|
|1976||Sue Barker Helga Niessen Masthoff||6–5, Abandoned rainout, title shared|
|1977||Heidi Eisterlehner||Karen Krantzcke||6–4, 6–4|
|1978||Helena Anliot||Marilyn Tesch||6–4, 6–3|
|1979||Pam Whytcross||Brenda Perry||6–3, 7–5|
|1980||Janet Newberry||Judy Connor Chaloner||6–2, 6–1|
|1981||Pam Whytcross (2)||Chris Newton||3–6, 6–4, 6–1|
|1982||Susan Hagey||Belinda Cordwell||6–4, 6–2|
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- "Tennis: ASB Classic cancelled for second straight year". NZ Herald. Retrieved 30 June 2021.