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Published December 3rd 2019
The Summer of Tennis Slams Into Brisbane
Some of the world's best tennis players return to the Pat Rafter Arena at the Queensland Tennis Centre 3-12 January 2020 to face off in 2 consecutive tournaments - the Women's Brisbane International and the ATP Cup. This means that Brisbane will play host to tennis at its best over 10 days this summer.

The Women's Brisbane International
This year's Women's Brisbane International Program will see female players, including Australian and World Number 1 local Ash Barty, former World Number 1 Naomi Osaka and seven time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams, lead an all star line-up of tennis talent.

Ash Barty facebook page


The tournament provides important preparation for many of the players in the lead up to the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of the year. The Women's Brisbane International runs from 6-12 January 2019. Day, night and all day passes are available.

ATP Cup
National pride will be on the line as players represent their countries in the ATP Cup. France, Germany, Greece and Australia are just some of the nations and their players swinging into action as the ATP Cup.

Twenty-four countries will be competing across Brisbane, Perth and Sydney over 10 intense days, culminating in the winner-takes-all Final Eight in Sydney.

The format is based on nations being split into six groups, with eight teams emerging from the round-robin stage to compete in the knockout phase, until only one team is left standing. There will be up to five players in each team, with ties comprising two singles matches and one doubles match. The criteria for entry into the ATP Cup will be based off the ATP Ranking of the No. 1 singles player from each country.

The Brisbane arms runs from 3-8 January 2019 at the Queensland Tennis Centre.

Support Australians Alex De Minaur and Nick Kyrgios as they take on the likes of Team Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Team France's Gaye Monfils in an epic battle of skill and endurance.

Photo courtesy Instagram


The tournament offers single session, multi session and finals tickets but note that finals are played in Sydney only.

The Queensland Tennis Centre
The Queensland Tennis Centre is located at 190 King Arthur Terrace, Tennyson on the banks of the Brisbane River. The $82 million state-of-the-art facility includes:

Pat Rafter Arena a 5,500 seat international-standard centre court with 20 corporate suites.

Photo courtesy Qld Tennis Centre facebook page


23 International Tennis Federation standard courts including clay, grass and cushion acrylic (plexicushion) surfaces the first in Australia to be built with all three Grand Slam surfaces.
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- A pro shop, changing rooms, meeting / function facilities.

- Administrative offices for Tennis Queensland.

Support your favourite players and countries in single and team events at this tennis bonanza at the 2020 Brisbane Women's International and ATP Cup tennis tournaments.
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Why? Tennis action with world's best
When: Check the sites for session times
Phone: 3214 3800
Where: Queensland Tennis Centre, 190 King Arthur Terrace, Tennyson
Cost: All ground passes to the Brisbane International start from $10.00, ATP mens single session from $30.00
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