ATP Cup Press Release, January 7, 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 four of the ATP Cup has seen 144 aces served, helping add an additional $13,300 to aid the Australian Bushfire disaster relief, bringing the cumulative event total to $70,300 with 703 served in the first three days of action across the three cities.
Day four saw South Africa’s Kevin Anderson top the leaderboard with 11 aces, closely followed by Benoit Paire (FRA) with 10.
“Around what @NickKyrgios did and serving aces…I want to donate $2,000.”
Amazing stuff, @Struffitennis! 👏♥️🇦🇺
— ATPCup (@ATPCup) January 7, 2020
Day four – Monday 6 January
ATP Cup Aces For Bushfire Relief city daily tally
· Perth: 41
· Sydney: 50
· Brisbane: 53
· Daily total: 144
ATP Cup Aces Total – 559
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)
ATP Cup Cumulative Ace Leaders (total aces served in singles matches)
37 – John Isner (Team USA)
28 – Kevin Anderson (Team South Africa)
27 – Hubert Hurkacz (Team Poland),
23 – Jan-Lennard Struff (GER), Lloyd Harris (RSA), Benoit Paire (FRA)
22 – Taylor Fritz (Team USA)
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.