Brisbane International Tennis 2013

December 14, 2012

in Eye On The Tour

Brisbane InternationalThe 2013 Brisbane International tennis tournament is one of only four Pro tournaments held in Australia each year as crucial preparation for the players as they endeavour to peak at the Australian Open. Brisbane is classified as a WTA Premier and ATP Tour 250 category tournament and the official name of Brisbane due to title sponsorship is the Brisbane International presented by SUNCORP.

Click this link for information on how to buy your Official 2013 Brisbane International tennis tickets. I encourage you to “Follow” Brisbane on Twitter like I do, the official handle is @BrisbaneTennis and the official 2013 hashtag is #BI2013. Please “Like” the official Brisbane Facebook page just as I do by pasting http://www.facebook.com/BrisbaneInternational into your address bar then click “Like” once you are there.

Brisbane is part of the Australian Open Series played on the exact same court surface as the Australian Open - “True Blue” Plexicushion Prestige medium paced hard courts. Brisbane is being held at the Queensland Tennis Centre, 190 King Arthur Terrace in Tennyson, Queensland since opening on 2 January 2009. The centre court is named the Pat Rafter Arena and holds 5,500 spectators with a temporary structure adding another 1,500 to make 7,000 during the tournament. The prize money for 2013 is $1,000,000 for the women’s event and $436,630 for the men’s event and this tournament was first held in Brisbane in 1991.

Brisbane runs from the first day of qualifying on Friday 28 December through to the Singles Finals day on Sunday 6 January. The 2012 women’s singles champion was Kaia KANEPI who defeated Daniela HANTUCHOVA in the final 6-2, 6-1 to win 470 WTA ranking points. The 2012 men’s singles champion was Andy MURRAY who defeated Alexandr DOLGOPOLOV in the final 6-1, 6-3 to win 250 ATP ranking points.

This page was created to make it easier for YOU to find the information that YOU are looking for on OnCourt Advantage. All of the OnCourt Advantage web pages related to the 2013 Brisbane International will be listed below and continually updated on this directory page. All coverage in previous years is listed in these directory pages-> Brisbane 2011 and 2012.

  1. Brisbane 2013 Men’s Singles Draw: 1st Round
  2. Brisbane 2013 Women’s Singles Draw: 1st Round
  3. Brisbane 2013 Women’s Singles Draw
  4. Brisbane 2013 Men’s Singles Draw
  5. Brisbane 2013 Women’s Schedule of Play
  6. Brisbane 2013 Men’s Schedule of Play

 

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