The 2012 Sydney International tennis tournament is part of the Australian Open Series that provides the crucial preparation for the world’s best players as they endeavour to peak at the first Grand Slam event of the year. The Australian Open Series is a 3-tournament package (Brisbane, Hobart and Sydney), all held in Australia on the exact same court surface as the Australian Open.
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The Sydney International is being held at the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre in New South Wales on blue Plexicushion Prestige hard courts. The centre court in Sydney is called Ken Rosewall Arena and holds 10,500 spectators, the total prize money for 2012 is $1,092,050 and this tournament was first held in 1885.
This tournament is a combined women and men’s tournament classified as a WTA Premier event and an ATP World Tour 250 event. Sydney runs from the first day of qualifying on Saturday 7 January through to the Men’s Singles Finals day on Sunday 15 January. The 2011 women’s singles champion was LI Na who defeated Kim Clijsters in the final 7-6 (7-3), 6-3 to win 470 WTA ranking points. The 2011 singles champion was Gilles SIMON who defeated defending champion Viktor Troicki in the final 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) to win 250 ATP ranking points.
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- Sydney 2011 Men’s Singles Draw
- Sydney 2011 Women’s Singles Draw
- Sydney 2011 Men’s Schedule of Play
- Sydney 2011 Women’s Schedule of Play
- The Road to Australian Open 2011: Men’s Singles
- The Road to Australian Open 2011: Women’s Singles