City of Playford Tennis International

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City of Playford Tennis International
Tournament information
Event nameCity of Playford Tennis International
Founded2018
Location City of Playford, Australia
VenuePlayford City Tennis Centre
Surface Hard
Website Website
ATP World Tour
Category ATP Challenger Tour
Draw32S/17Q/16D
Prize money$75,000
WTA Tour
Category ITF Women's Circuit
Draw32S/64Q/16D
Prize money$60,000 / $25,000

The City of Playford Tennis International is a professional tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It is currently part of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Challenger Tour and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Women's Circuit. It is held annually at the Playford City Tennis Centre in Playford, Australia, since 2018. The men's event replaces the City of Onkaparinga ATP Challenger held from 2015 until 2017. [1]

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Past finals

Men's Singles

YearChampionRunner-upScore
2019 (2) Flag of Australia (converted).svg James Duckworth Flag of Japan.svg Yasutaka Uchiyama 7–6(7–2), 6–4
2019 (1) Flag of Brazil.svg Rogério Dutra Silva Flag of Germany.svg Mats Moraing 6–3, 6–2
2018 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Kubler Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Brayden Schnur 6–4, 6–2

Women's Singles

YearChampionRunner-upScore
2019 (2) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Storm Sanders Flag of Australia (converted).svg Lizette Cabrera 6–3, 6–4
2019 (1) Flag of Russia.svg Anna Kalinskaya Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Elena Rybakina 6–4, 6–4
2018 Flag of Australia (converted).svg Zoe Hives Flag of Australia (converted).svg Alexandra Bozovic 6–4, 5–7, 7–6(7–4)

Men's Doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2019 (2) Flag of Finland.svg Harri Heliövaara
Flag of Finland.svg Patrik Niklas-Salminen
Flag of the Philippines.svg Ruben Gonzales
Flag of the United States.svg Evan King
6–4, 6–7(4–7), [10–7]
2019 (1) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Max Purcell
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Luke Saville
Flag of Uruguay.svg Ariel Behar
Flag of Spain.svg Enrique López Pérez
6–4, 7–5
2018 Flag of the United States.svg Mackenzie McDonald
Flag of the United States.svg Tommy Paul
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Maverick Banes
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jason Kubler
7–6(7–4), 6–4

Women's Doubles

YearChampionRunner-upScore
2019 (2) Flag of the United States.svg Asia Muhammad
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Storm Sanders
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Naiktha Bains
Flag of Slovakia.svg Tereza Mihalíková
6–3, 6–4
2019 (1) Flag of Italy.svg Giulia Gatto-Monticone
Flag of Italy.svg Anastasia Grymalska
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Amber Marshall
Flag of Switzerland.svg Lulu Sun
6–2, 6–3
2018 Flag of Slovenia.svg Dalila Jakupović
Flag of Russia.svg Irina Khromacheva
Flag of Japan.svg Junri Namigata
Flag of Japan.svg Erika Sema
2–6, 7–5, [10–5]

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References

  1. "City of Playford Tennis International to return in 2019 - News - Tennis SA".