On the WTA Tour this week, a tournament in Sydney, Australia that is the event right before the ladies and the men head to Melbourne, to play the Australian Open, the first of the four Grand Slam Tennis events held annually on the ATP Tour. That Grand Slam starts on the 14th but before that we have the Apia International Sydney, held from the 6th of January to the 11th in Australia, as well as a tournament held at the same time on the WTA Tour, the Moorilla Hobart International, which start on the 6th and ends on the 12th in Hobart.
This is one of the Premier level events on the WTA Tour and features a prize purse of $690,000 and is played on hard courts. This is also one of the oldest events in the world of tennis, dating all the way back to 1885. The first venue for this tournament, which was originally called the South Wales Open was the Sydney Cricket Ground. In 2012, Victoria Azarenka set a record by winning in Sydney and then going on to Melbourne to lift the title as well. Others that have won this tournament include Martina Hingis and Kim Clijsters.
Posted: 9th January 2012
The WTA Tour heads to Sydney, Australia for the Apia International Sydney, a premier leavel event that is worth $637,000 and starts on the 8th of January. It is outdoors and played on hard courts, and features a singles draw of 30 and a doubles draw of 16. Na Li is the defending singles champion for this event, and Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova are the defending doubles champions. The following tournament on the WTA Tour is the Moorilla Hobart International, which is played in Hobart, Australia starting the 8th as well.
Sam Stosur will be playing in this tournament, hailing from Australia, and Serbian player Ana Ivanovic as well. Carolina Wozniacki from Denmark will be in attendance along with Li Na from China and Petra Kvitova. Victoria Azarenka, Vera Zvonareva and Agnieszka Radwanksa will all be playing, as well as Marion Bartoli and Andrea Petkovic. Sign up now at the links that you see on this page for access to high quality streaming tennis online from your computer or mobile device. All you have to do is click on the banners to get started right away.
Posted: 11th January 2011
The WTA Tour will go to Sydney Australia for the next tournament on the calendar, the Medibank International Sydney Live as January starts off on the 2011 season of professional tennis for the Tour. It will be followed by the Moorilla Hobart International, which will happen starting January 9th and then the last tournament in January, the first Grand Slam event of the year, the Australian Open. Get your membership now at any of the links on this page for access to high quality video and the ATP Sydney streams right from your computer.
The Medibank International Sydney in Sydney, Australia will take place from January 9th, 2011, to January 14th, and this Premier level event is just the third Women's Tennis Association event held this year so far. It happens outdoors on hard courts and the prize purse is $618,000 with a singles draw of twenty eight and a doubles draw of sixteen. Last year in Sydney, the final match came down to two great tennis players, Elena Demetieva and Serena Williams, and Dementieva was able to defeat Williams to win her second straight title of 2010.
This is a combined women's and men's event, and the women's field is quite impressive. Playing this year in the Medibank International Sydney are Australia's Jelena Dokic, Belgium's Kim Clijsters, Jelena Jankovic from Serbia, Flavia Pennetta from Italy, Svetlana Kuznetsova from Russia and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez from Spain. If you want to watch Medibank International Sydney streams then get your membership at the links on this page for access to high quality video from your computer for access to live streaming tennis all year long.
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Posted: 7th January 2013
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