ASB Classic Tennis 2016

2016 ASB Classic Tennis is both Women’s week and Men’s week. The schedule of ASB Classic 2016 Women’s WTA is from 4th January to 9 January where as the Men’s ASB Classic ATP is from 11th January to 16th January. The match ends few days before the Australian Grand Tennis Open begins.

The Sponsorship has changed with change in tournament name from Heineken Open Tennis to ABS Classic Open Tennis 2016.

The Men’s ASB Classic 2016 prize money is set for $561,000 and winner of the singles tournament takes $82,200. The star who return for the game are TSonga and Venus. The WTA prize money is $250,000 and winner takes away $43,000.

Jan 11 - 16, 2016

Auckland, New Zealand
 

Prize Money : €491,000

Category : ATP WT 250

 
2015 Tour

Dates : January 12 - 17, 2015

Prize Money : €491,000

Surface : Hard

Edition : 40th

Draw : 28S / 16D

 

Heineken Open Tennis History

The Heineken Open Tennis is the largest men’s professional sporting affair in New Zealand. This ATP World Tour 250 event is heldone week before Australian Open in Auckland and plays a vital role in groundwork for the year's first Grand Slam tournament. The Heineken Open Tennis started in 1956 and until 1981 it was acombined men's and women's event.

This year in 2016, the tournament took place from 11th of January at ASB Tennis Centre, Auckland. John Isner of the United States won the singles title and Julian Knowle (Austria) and Marcelo Melo (Brazil) were the winners of the doubles.

2016 Heineken Open Facts

Location Auckland,  New Zealand heineken cup tennis
Venue ASB Tennis Centre
Category International Series
(1998–2008)
ATP World Tour 250 series
(2009–current)
Surface Hard / Outdoors
Draw 32S/32Q/16D
Prize money €491,000
Website heinekenopen.co.nz
2015 Champions
Singles - (Czech Republic) Jiří Veselý
Doubles - (South Africa) Raven Klaasen / (India) Leander Paes

 

2014 Champions
Singles - John Isner
Doubles - Julian Knowle / Marcelo Melo

Top 6 Tennis Players

Andy Murray

Rank : 1

Novak Djokovic

Rank : 2

Milos Raonic

Rank : 4

Kei Nishikori

Rank : 5

Gael Monfils

Rank : 6

Serena Williams

Rank : 2

Simona Halep

Rank : 4

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