ATP Press Release, January 5, 2020
The inaugural ATP Cup is currently being played in Brisbane, Sydney and Perth.
ATP Cup Tournament Director Tom Larner revealed that for every ace served across the 10-day tournament at all three venues will deliver $100 to the Australian Red Cross bushfire disaster relief and recovery efforts.
Day two of the ATP Cup has seen 210 aces served, helping add an additional $21,000 to aid the Australian Bushfire disaster relief, bringing the cumulative event total to $42,600 with 426 aces served in the first two days of action across the three cities.
Day two saw Poland’s Hubert Huckacz top the leaderboard with 18 aces, closely followed by South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. World No.2 Novak Djokovic served 10 aces in his ATP Cup debut.
Show us your best ace to help spread the word about #Aces4BushfireRelief and how we can all support communities affected by bushfires.
— ATPCup (@ATPCup) January 4, 2020
Day two: ATP Cup Aces For Bushfire Relief city daily tally
· Perth: 32
· Sydney: 83
· Brisbane: 95
ATP Cup Aces Total – 426
ATP Cup Ace Leaders (aces served in a single match)
33 – John Isner, Team USA
20 – Nick Kyrgios, Team Australia
18 – Hubert Hurkacz, Team Poland
17 – Kevin Anderson, Team South Africa
15 – Jan-Lennard Struff, Team Germany, Lloyd Harris, Team South Africa, Marin Cilic, Team Croatia
The fundraising initiative will be jointly funded by the ATP, Tennis Australia, Tennis New South Wales, Tennis Queensland and Tennis West.
Donations can be directed to the Australian Red Cross bushfire disaster relief and recovery efforts here.