April 10, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

BRISBANE, Australia – Main draw time in Brisbane.

And Naomi Osaka is first up at 11 a.m. for her return to play.

She faces Germany’s Tamara Korpatsch as the women, who are a 500-level tournament to the men’s 250, get the early match and the late night match on the stadium sked.

To be fair, the 16 seeds on the women’s side have a bye, while the men who occupy those three prime slots on stadium are Rune, Shelton, Murray and Dimitrov. So there’s that.

(Perth is 13 hours ahead of EST; Brisbane is 15 hours ahead, Sydney 16 hours and Auckland 18 hours).

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Brisbane International
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Category: WTA Tour 500
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Dec. 29 – Jan. 7, 2024
Prize money: $1,736,763
Draws: S48 / D28

Monday, Jan. 1, 2024
Final results

Singles, first round

[WC] Naomi Osaka (JPN) def. Tamara Korpatsch (GER) 63 76 (9)

[WC] Daria Saville (AUS) def [Q] Dayana Yastremska (UKR) 60 64

Ashlyn Krueger (USA) vs. Lucia Bronzetti (ITA) 46 32 – suspended

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United Cup
Location: Perth and Sydney, Australia
Category: ATP/WTA Mixed event
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Dec. 29 – Jan. 8, 2024
Prize money: $15,000,000
Draws: RRs

Monday, Jan. 1, 2024
Final results

CRO 1, NOR 2 (Final)

Donna Vekic (CRO) def. Malene Helgo (NOR) 75 36 63
Casper Ruud (NOR) def Borna Coric (CRO) 64 61
Ulrikke Eikeri / Casper Ruud (NOR) def Donna Vekic / Ivan Dodig (CRO) 62 36 [10-7]

POL 2, ESP 1 (Final)

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (ESP) def Hubert Hurkacz (POL) 36 63 64
Iga Swiatek (POL) def. Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) 62 61
Iga Swiatek / Hubert Hurkacz (POL) def Alejandro Davidovich Fokina / Sara Sorribes Tormo (ESP) 60 60

FRA 1, GER 1 (Final)

Alexander Zverev (GER) def Adrian Mannarino (FRA) 46 64 63
Caroline Garcia (FRA) def. Angelique Kerber (GER) 16 62 62
Caroline Garcia / Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) def Angelique Kerber / Alexander Zverev (GER) 76 (4) 26 [12-10]

USA 1, AUS 2 (Final)

Alex de Minaur (AUS) def Taylor Fritz (USA) 64 62
Jessica Pegula (USA) def. Ajla Tomljanovic (AUS) 76 (6) 63
Storm Hunter / Matthew Ebden (AUS) def Jessica Pegula / Rajeev Ram (USA) 63 61

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ASB Classic
Location: Auckland, NZ
Category: WTA Tour 250
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Jan. 1 – 7, 2024
Prize money: $267,082
Draws: S32 / D16

Monday, Jan. 1, 2024
Final results

Singles, first round

[3] Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) def [Q] Sachia Vickery (USA) 75 64
[4] Emma Navarro (USA) def. Linda Fruhvirtova (CZE) 26 64 62
[5] Marie Bouzkova (CZE) def. Magdalena Fresch (POL) 60 63 64
[6] Wang Xinyu (CHN) def. Yulia Putintseva (KAZ)  64 75

[WC] Amanda Anisimova (USA) def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) 75 64
Elina Avanesyan (RUS) def [WC] Monique Barry (NZL) 76 (6) 62
Diane Parry (FRA) def Emina Bektas (USA) 67 (4) 75 63
Wang Xiyu (CHN) def Jaqueline Cristian (ROU) 61 57 76 (3)

Doubles, first round

[3] Bibiane Schoofs (NED) / Kimberley Zimmerman (BEL) def Samantha Murray Sharan (GBR) / Sabrina Santamaria (USA) 61 76 (3)
[4] Jessika Ponchet (FRA) / Anna Siskova (RUS) def. [WC] Destanee Aiava / Olivia Tjandramulia (AUS) 64 76 (2)

Wang Xiyu / Yuan Yue (CHN) def Anna Blinkova (RUS) / Varvara Gracheva (FRA) 61 63

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