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Tennis Sweethearts Vie for ASB Crown

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 9:56 pm | ASB Classic

Tennis Sweethearts Vie for ASB Crown Double Australian Open Champion, Victoria Azarenka will make her return to full time tennis via the ASB Classic in January. The former number one has been granted a wildcard for the women’s event adding another touch ... More >>

ASB Classic’s Future Bright As More Next Gen Stars Sign On

Friday, 10 November 2017, 9:13 am | ASB Classic

The eight best young players on the ATP Tour are competing in the inaugural ATP Next Gen Finals this week in Milan, excitingly, four of those players have now been confirmed to take part in January’s ASB Classic. More >>

Jack Sock Breaks in to Top Ten & Qualifies for Tour Finals

Monday, 6 November 2017, 9:31 am | ASB Classic

Jack Sock Reigns Supreme in Paris to Break in to Top Ten And Qualify for Tour Finals More >>

Soul Food for Wozniacki in Auckland

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 1:05 pm | ASB Classic

World No 3 Caroline Wozniacki has announced her engagement to American Basketball Player David Lee via her Instagram account. What people don’t know is that on her way to Borabora where the engagement took place she stopped over in Auckland and ... More >>

Next Gen Finals Top Seed to play in Auckland

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 12:27 pm | ASB Classic

Next Gen Finals Top Seed to play in Auckland Rising tennis star and Russian number one Andrey Rublev will play at the ASB Classic next year. The 20-year old Russian has had an impressive first full season on the ATP tour rising 120 places, breaking ... More >>

ASB Classic Defending Champs Return to Auckland

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:43 am | ASB Classic

The ASB Classic is thrilled to announce both 2017 Champions Lauren Davis and Jack Sock will be returning in 2018 to defend their crowns. More >>

Two-time champ to return to the ASB Classic

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 5:09 pm | ASB Classic

The ASB Classic is pleased to announce the return of two-time champion John Isner for the January event. More >>

Red Hot Wozniacki Returning for Shot at ASB Classic Title

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 9:15 am | ASB Classic

Caroline Wozniacki has today confirmed she will return for another shot at the ASB Classic title. The former world number one’s return comes off the back of a scintillating start to the Asian swing which has seen the Dane capture her 26thWTA career title ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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