The Australian crew has been revealed for the inaugural United Cup, to be performed in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney this summer season.
Australia, 10 November 2022 | tennis.com.au
Nick Kyrgios, Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic will lead a star-studded Australian crew on the inaugural United Cup this summer season.
They’ll be joined by Grand Slam champions John Friends and Sam Stosur, in addition to Jason Kubler, Maddison Inglis and Zoe Hives.
Groups for the model new blended crew occasion, set to be performed in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney from Thursday 29 December to Sunday 8 January 2023, have been introduced this morning.
The United Cup area contains 4 of the ladies’s present high 10 gamers (Iga Swiatek, Jessica Pegula, Caroline Garcia and Maria Sakkari) and 4 of the boys’s present high 10 (Rafael Nadal, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Casper Ruud and Taylor Fritz).
> VIEW: United Cup crew line-ups revealed
“The enjoying group could be very excited concerning the United Cup, and that’s confirmed within the top quality and calibre of those that’ve dedicated to the occasion. We’re delighted with the depth and breadth of the groups, and we will look ahead to many thrilling match ups and plenty of entertaining tennis,” stated United Cup Event Director Stephen Farrow.
“The United Cup additionally marks the return of worldwide tennis to Brisbane and Perth and we all know the followers can’t wait to absorb all of the motion. All three cities will relish the chance to see the world’s finest gamers unite and compete facet by facet as we launch the tennis season globally right here in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney.”
#UnitedCup is coming to Australia 🌏
The brand new worldwide @atptour and @WTA crew tennis occasion – introduced by @TennisAustralia will launch the worldwide tennis season!
📆 29 December 2022 – 8 January 2023
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The United Cup, an ATP-WTA occasion introduced in partnership with Tennis Australia, provides USD $15 million in prize cash and as much as 500 Pepperstone ATP and 500 WTA rankings factors.
Brisbane, Perth and Sydney will every host two teams of three nations competing in a round-robin format from 29 December to 4 January. Every tie contains two males’s and two girls’s singles matches and one blended doubles match.
The winners of every group will play off, with the town winners advancing to the United Cup Closing 4 in Sydney, to be performed from 6 to eight January. The following finest performing crew from the group levels will full the quartet.
The official draw will likely be held later in the present day to reveal the town the place every crew will play this summer season. The draw is streamed stay from 2pm AEDT on the United Cup Fb web page.
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E-book on-line, play in the present day: Go to play.tennis.com.au to get out on courtroom and have some enjoyable!
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