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Monday, 29 April 2024, 3:03 pm | ASB Classic

The event once again brought significant economic benefit to its host region, resulting in 16,600 visitor nights to the region and injecting $3.4 million into the economy. More >>

Week Two Of The ASB Classic Is Underway Following Record-breaking Sales For Week One

Monday, 8 January 2024, 11:10 am | ASB Classic

Week two of New Zealand’s premier tennis tournament is now underway, with doors open to the ASB Classic Men’s Week (ATP). Following Coco Gauff’s (USA) victory in the women’s singles tournament (WTA), and Anna Danilina and Viktória Hrunčáková’ ... More >>

Tennis Super-couple Gaël Monfils And Elina Svitolina Confirmed To Compete At The Asb Classic This January

Thursday, 16 November 2023, 9:15 am | ASB Classic

Tennis super-couple Gaël Monfils and Elina Svitolina have today confirmed they will compete at the ASB Classic in Auckland in January. Monfils, the 37-year-old from France, is one of the most entertaining and enduring tennis players on the globe, ... More >>

Rapidly Rising American Tennis Talent To Return To ASB Classic In Auckland

Wednesday, 8 November 2023, 9:03 am | ASB Classic

Bright young American star, Ben Shelton, given a wildcard entry to the ASB Classic this year in one of his first ATP tournaments outside USA, will return to Auckland in January having climbed inside the world’s top 20 players. The powerful left-hander ... More >>

Former World No 1 Wozniacki To Return To The ASB Classic In Auckland

Tuesday, 26 September 2023, 2:03 pm | ASB Classic

Eight is great for tennis Super Mum, Caroline Wozniacki, who today confirmed she will return to the ASB Classic in January. The 33-year-old, who played seven times in Auckland during her rise to No 1 in the world, is returning to the ASB Tennis ... More >>

Norrie heads “home” confident the ASB Classic within his grasp

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 6:35 am | ASB Classic

One of the world’s top-ranked players, “Kiwi-Kid” Cameron Norrie, has confirmed he will return to the ASB Classic in Auckland next January. The British No 1, who grew up in Auckland, has been runner-up on two occasions in the men’s singles at ... More >>

Community Initiatives At ASB Classic

Friday, 23 December 2022, 11:46 am | ASB Classic

The ASB Classic organisers are keen to help develop the game as part of the two-week spotlight on tennis in the New Year. The event makes a return after three-year COVID-enforced layoff to Auckland’s ASB Tennis Arena with the WTA 250 Women’s tournament from ... More >>

L’OR Announces Continued Sponsorship Of ASB Classic

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 12:21 pm | ASB Classic

Having taken an enforced break of iconic events, it’s pretty exciting to know that we will be reunited with all the fun, fashion, aces, love and hosting that the ASB Tennis Classic has always been known for. L’OR Is once again serving up perfect ... More >>

ASB Classic-bound Danish Teenager Wins Paris Masters To Climb Into World Top-10

Monday, 7 November 2022, 9:51 am | ASB Classic

ASB Classic event director Nicolas Lamperin is thrilled with the success of Auckland-bound Holger Rune, who is the hottest mover in world tennis. The Danish teenager, who last month confirmed his place for January’s ATP Tournament in Auckland, has since been ... More >>

ASB Classic Tennis Tournament Serves Up Tens Of Millions Of Dollars In Economic Benefit

Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 8:55 am | ASB Classic

The ASB Classic tennis tournament is returning to Auckland in January 2023 after a two-year break and new research shows it can be expected to bring a boost in consumer spending to the region of as much as $27 million. The tournament attracted around ... More >>

Auckland-bound Gauff Excited To Return To “one Of My Favourite Tournaments”

Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 10:08 am | ASB Classic

One of the most exciting rising stars of world tennis, American Coco Gauff, has confirmed her entry in the ASB Classic in Auckland. The 18-year-old, currently ranked fifth in the WTA Race Ranking for rankings in 2022 alone, will return to Auckland ... More >>

Wimbledon Semi-finalist Returns Home To Auckland To Play In ASB Classic

Wednesday, 13 July 2022, 10:16 am | ASB Classic

Wimbledon semi-finalist Cameron Norrie, who was brought up in Auckland, is fittingly the first marque signing for the 2023 ASB Classic. The ASB Classic will make a return to Auckland from 2 to 14 January 2023, after a two-year Covid-enforced hiatus. Norrie, ... More >>

ASB Classic On Hiatus For 2022

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 1:11 pm | ASB Classic

Tournament organisers have confirmed today that the ASB Classic, traditionally held in the first two weeks of the calendar year, will not be going ahead in 2022 due to Covid-19 restrictions. Organisers have been working through a range of scenarios ... More >>

Budge To Step Back From ASB Classic

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 10:58 am | ASB Classic

ASB Classic Tournament Director, Karl Budge, has confirmed that he will be stepping down from his current role at the end of March. Budge has been in the role for nine years during which time he has led the tournament through a period of unprecedented ... More >>

Information Update - ASB Classic

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 9:14 am | ASB Classic

The ASB Classic wishes to clarify it’s position and proposal around hosting the 2021 ASB Classic following some inaccuracies in reporting last night. At no point was there any suggestion or request made by tournament organisers to have players ... More >>

ASB Classic On Hold For 2021

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 3:04 pm | ASB Classic

It is with a heavy heart that tournament organisers confirm that the 2021 ASB Classic has been cancelled due to Covid-19 implications. Plans were in works for an event this summer, however due to the complexity of biosecurity needs, a positive decision ... More >>

ASB Classic On Hold For 2021

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 1:21 pm | ASB Classic

Tournament organisers have confirmed today that the 2021 ASB Classic has been cancelled due to Covid-19 implications. Plans were well underway for this summer’s event, however, due to the complexity of hosting a sporting event of this scale and the ... More >>

Humbert crowned 2020 ASB Classic champion

Sunday, 19 January 2020, 11:12 am | ASB Classic

Next Gen sensation Ugo Humbert is the 2020 ASB Classic champion after clinching the title in an unforgettable all-French final. More >>

A French affair

Saturday, 18 January 2020, 12:52 pm | ASB Classic

It will be an all-French affair for the ASB Classic men’s singles final tomorrow. More >>

Fantastic Friday of semi-finals action

Friday, 17 January 2020, 11:26 am | ASB Classic

The final four for Men’s Week of the ASB Classic have been decided, and includes a two-time former ASB Champion, a Next Gen star, a fiery Frenchman and a big serving Pole. More >>





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