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Former Champions Confirmed for 2018 ASB Classic

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:31 am | ASB Classic

In the first of a string of player announcements set to be made for the 2018 ASB Classic, organisers have confirmed two former ASB Classic champions will be returning for another shot at the Auckland title. Agnieszka Radwanska, 2013 winner and former ... More >>

Charity tennis match raises more than $65,000 for Kaikoura

Monday, 2 January 2017, 1:34 pm | ASB Classic

A charity match-up with tennis superstars Serena and Venus Williams and All Black brothers Julian and Ardie Savea raised more than $65,000 for Kaikoura earthquake recovery efforts. More >>

Biggest Names in NZ Set To Serve Best Off-Court Experience

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 1:15 pm | ASB Classic

Off the back of announcing its strongest player field yet, ASB Classic 2017 has partnered with the best names in food, fashion and entertainment to serve up a stellar experience off the court too. More >>

Venus Williams Takes Asb Classic to New Heights

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 1:46 pm | ASB Classic

The star power of the 2017 ASB Classic has reached another level with the return of Venus Williams. The elder Williams sister has been confirmed to join sister Serena in an unprecedented ASB Classic field. More >>

ASB Classic Breaks Ticketing Records

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 11:37 am | ASB Classic

Less than a week after announcing sporting royalty, Serena Williams will appear at the 2017 ASB Classic - tickets to both the women’s Friday(7th of January) and Saturday (8th of January) sessions have completely sold out. It is the first time in the tournament’s ... More >>

Serena Williams Set to Headline the Biggest Ever ASB Classic

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 10:30 am | ASB Classic

ASB Classic is excited to announce that Serena Williams will headline the January showpiece. More >>

Michael Venus Captures Third ATP Tour Title of 2016

Monday, 22 February 2016, 1:02 pm | ASB Classic

The impressive year for Kiwi Number One Michael Venus has continued overnight capturing his third ATP Tour title of 2016 alongside Croatian Doubles Partner Mate Pavic. The pair, who were seeded second for the event beat the experienced partnership of Johnathan ... More >>

All Blacks take the court as ball boys

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 9:32 am | ASB Classic

The All Blacks have proven they’re world class when it comes to their ball-handling skills, so who better to assist tennis superstars Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki and Bethanie Mattek-Sands on court at the 2016 ASB Classic than Sam Cane, Nehe Milner-Skudder, ... More >>

The best line up of tennis in New Zealand

Tuesday, 5 January 2016, 10:13 am | ASB Classic

It may well be the best day of tennis New Zealand has seen in the modern era. Three world number one’s, three Grand Slam Champions and New Zealand’s best are all set to take the court on what will be a bumperTuesday at the ASB Tennis Arena. To ... More >>

Women's Qualifying wildcards served out for ASB Classic

Wednesday, 30 December 2015, 4:57 pm | ASB Classic

Slovak youngster Tereza Mihalikova (ranked 574) has been awarded a wildcard entry into the women’s singles qualifying of ASB Tennis Classic in Auckland. The 17-year-old is one of the top junior players in the world and is considered to be one of the ... More >>

Youngster Confirmed as ASB Classic Wildcard

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 10:07 am | ASB Classic

18-year-old Latvian Jelena Ostapenko has been granted a main draw wildcard into the ASB Classic for 2016. The former World Number Two Junior continues the ASB Classic’s reputation for attracting the brightest talent on the WTA Tour. Ostapenko (ranked ... More >>

Younger Players Show Through On Day One OF NZ Tennis Champs

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 9:31 am | ASB Classic

The first days play at the New Zealand Tennis Champs proved to be a warm up of what is to follow when the top seeds take the court as they target the available wildcards and ranking points in next month’s ASB Classic. There were no major upsets in the ... More >>

ASB Classic Named the Players Favourite Yet Again

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 9:28 am | ASB Classic

The 2015 ASB Classic has been voted "Best Asia-Pacific International Tournament" by the WTA Players for a second consecutive year at the annual WTA Year-End Awards. The annual WTA Awards began in 1977 to recognise the year and prestigious honours ... More >>

Strongest Ever Field Assembled for 2016 Asb Classic

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 2:25 pm | ASB Classic

Organisers of the ASB Classic have announced the strongest line-up in the event’s history with nine players ranked inside the World’s Top 30 confirmed and a full field cut off of just 56. Top 20 players Kevin Anderson (12) and Benoit Paire (19) ... More >>

ASB Classic Glowing in Girl Power

Wednesday, 25 November 2015, 2:49 pm | ASB Classic

ASB Classic organisers today announced the strongest field in the tournaments history with tour glamour girl Ana Ivanovic added to the already confirmed headline acts of Venus Williams (7) and Caroline Wozniacki (17). The former World Number One and ... More >>

ASB Classic Takes Centre Stage

Wednesday, 26 August 2015, 3:29 pm | ASB Classic

New Zealand’s only global men’s and women’s tennis tournaments will be united under one name for the first time in 35 years. The current ASB Classic women’s WTA tournament and the men’s ATP tournament will be known as the ‘ASB Classic’ ... More >>

Venus Williams takes out 2015 ASB Classic

Saturday, 10 January 2015, 7:25 pm | ASB Classic

Seven-time Grand Slam champion, Venus Williams has taken the title at the 2015 ASB Classic, defeating the number one seed Caroline Wozniacki in three sets. In what was a dream final for the tournament, Williams fought back from being a set down ... More >>

2015 ASB Classic Order of Play for Friday 9 January

Friday, 9 January 2015, 9:39 am | ASB Classic

2015 ASB Classic Order of Play for Friday 9 January Please find the 2015 ASB Classic Order of Play for Friday 9 January, 2015. OP.pdf More >>

ASB’s Best Ball Boys in the World go global thanks to Venus

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 3:48 pm | ASB Classic

A video featuring ASB’s best ball boys in the world: ball dogs, has gone viral after a tweet was shared by tennis superstar, Venus Williams, to her 1.17 million followers on Twitter. More >>

The ASB Classic has gone to the dogs

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 7:33 am | ASB Classic

enus Williams takes on Svetlana Kuznetsova in an exhibition match like no other, ably assisted by three of the world’s biggest tennis (ball) fans: Oscar, Ted and Super Teddy. More >>

 

 

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