UTR Pro Tennis Series Australia Starts Saturday

Christopher O’Connell

TA Press Release, June 26, 2020

Christopher O’Connell (NSW), Alex Bolt (SA), Lizette Cabrera (Qld), and Maddison Inglis (WA) are among the players returning to professional tennis as the first UTR Pro Tennis Series events commence over the coming days

The Sydney event starts at 9.30 am AEST tomorrow, Saturday 27 June, marking the first stop in the UTR Pro Tennis Series, which takes place in five Australian cities and continues until August. Melbourne and Brisbane begin on Monday, with Perth and Adelaide hosting later instalments.

In Sydney, Christopher O’Connell will lead the charge in the men’s field with fellow Sydneysider Abbie Myers (NSW) and Wollongong’s Ellen Perez headlining the women’s field. Full fields for the first events in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne are listed below.

Competition for the first Brisbane and Melbourne tournaments start on Monday 29 June, with Storm Sanders (WA) and Marc Polmans (Vic) leading their respective fields in Melbourne, and Jason Kubler (Qld) and Lizette Cabrera (Qld) headlining the first Brisbane competitions.

The UTR Pro Tennis Series provides players with the opportunity to compete for $450,000 in prize money following the months-long suspension of the international tours due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and is a key opportunity for players to return to tournament play. Strict biosecurity measures will be in place at each event.

Live streaming and scores

All matches will be streamed for free via Playsight (you will need to register for a free account) https://web.playsight.com/facility/utr-pro-tennis-series/home

Full fields for the first UTR Pro Tennis Series events:

SYDNEY

Men ‘s

 

Women’s

 

Player

UTR

Player

UTR

Christopher O’Connell

14.83

Abbie Myers

12.05

Aleksandar Vukic

14.79

Ellen Perez

12.04

Max Purcell

14.52

Alexandra Bozovic

11.57

Rinky Hijikata

13.86

Taylah Lawless

10.66

Jordan Smith

13.31

Lisa Mays

10.55

Benard Nkomba

13.30

Michaela Haet

10.15

Kody Pearson

13.09

Matt Reid

14.28

MELBOURNE

Men’s

 

Women’s

 

Player

UTR  

Player  

UTR  

Marc Polmans

14.73

Storm Sanders

12.48

Alex Bolt

14.71

Destanee Aiava

12.22

Blake Mott

14.57

Belinda Woolcock

11.87

Luke Saville

14.42

Ivana Popovic

11.81

Harry Bourchier

14.17

Gabriella Da Silva-Fick

11.47

Dayne Kelly

14.15

Talia Gibson

11.15

Jacob Grills

14.02

Joshua Charlton

13.61

BRISBANE

Men’s

Women’s

Player 

UTR  

Player

UTR  

Jason Kubler

14.84

Lizette Cabrera

12.48

John-Patrick Smith

14.81

Maddison Inglis

12.37

Adam Walton

14 00

Sara Tomic

11.48

Maverick Banes

13.78

Olivia Tjandramulia

11.36

Alexander Crnokrak

13.65

Naiktha Bains

11.84

Calum Puttergill

13.60

Olivia Gadecki

10.77

Thomas Fancutt

13.58

Dane Sweeny

13.38