Appearing in Auckland for the final time in 2019, the ASB Classic was one of only 6 tournaments the Spaniard would playafter announcing his retirement, stating "Last year, I had five or six priorities to play and Auckland was one of them."
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ASB Classic – New Zealand’s premier tennis tournament with premium hospitality and entertainment. ASB Classic is set to return to Auckland this January with more world-class tennis, food & beverage offerings, fashion, and entertainment on show. Expect a fantastic line up of women’s and men’s players on court, and some of the country’s most-sought-after musicians and chefs delivering world-class entertainment and cuisine off the court.
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The ASB Classic is the biggest men’s professional sporting event in New Zealand and has been held in Auckland since 1956. Played in the week prior to the Australian Open, the ATP 250 event is a crucial stop in preparation for the year's first Grand Slam tournament.
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The ASB Classic in Auckland is the only ATP event held in New Zealand and has taken place in Auckland since 1956. Played in the week prior to the Australian Open, the ATP World Tour 250 event is used by a number of top players as preparation for the year's first Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne. For 2020 the total prize money pool for the ATP side has reached a record $532,695 which is a 0.9% increase compared to last year.
2020 ASB Classic. / -36.853742; 174.773507. The 2020 Auckland Open (sponsored by ASB Bank) was a joint ATP and WTA tennis tournament, played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 35th edition of the women's event, and the 44th edition of the men's event. It took place at the ASB Tennis Centre in Auckland, New Zealand, from 6 to 12 January 2020 for the women, and from 13 to 18 January 2020 for the men.
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 in hopes that a tournament would be possible in January, however due to immigration requirements for the over 250 athletes, officials and staff that would be required to travel to New Zealand for the event, a positive outcome was not possible.
The ATP Auckland Open, commonly known by its sponsored name ASB Classic, is a professional men's tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand. The tournament is played annually at the ASB Tennis Centre, in Parnell. It is part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour.
* Tennis NZ searching for ways to keep sport in spotlight without ASB Classic ... There had been hope that Tennis NZ and Tennis Auckland might be able to put on an exhibition event after the ...