Purcell, Perez Win UTR Pro Tennis Series Sydney Event

TA Press Release, June 30, 2020

The first UTR Pro Tennis Series in Australia event concluded in Sydney on Tuesday with Wollongong’s Ellen Perez taking out the women’s final with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Alexandra Bozovic, and Max Purcell (Belrose, NSW) defeating Aleksandar Vukic 6-4 6-4 in the men’s final.

Final round-robin matches continue in Melbourne and Brisbane tomorrow, before finals for each city are played on Thursday.

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.

UTR Pro Tennis Series results – Event 1

Tuesday 30 June 2020

Sydney

Finals

Men’s Final: [3] Max Purcell (NSW) def. [2] Aleksandar Vukic (NSW) 6-4 6-4

Women’s Final: [2] Ellen Perez (NSW) d [3] Alexandra Bozovic (NSW) – 6-4 6-4

Melbourne

Round 2 round robin

Men

Group 1

Jacob Grills (Vic) def. Josh Charlton (Vic) 6-2 7-6(4)

[1] Marc Polmans (Vic) def. [3] Blake Mott (NSW) 7-6(1) 6-1

Group 2

Harry Bourchier (Tas) def. Dayne Kelly (Vic) 5-7 7-6(1) [10-7]

[2] Alex Bolt (SA) def. Luke Saville (SA) 6-3 6-2

Women

Group 1

[1] Storm Sanders (WA) def. Talia Gibson (WA) 6-2 6-0

[3] Belinda Woolcock (Vic) – Bye

Group 2

[2] Destanee Aiava (Vic) def. Gabriella Da Silva Fick (NSW) 6-2 6-1

[4] Ivana Popovic (NSW) – Bye

 Brisbane

Round 2 round robin

Men

Group 1

[1] Jason Kubler (Qld) def. Dane Sweeny (Qld) 6-2 6-2

Thomas Fancutt (Qld) def. Adam Walton (Qld) 5-7 7-6(8) [10-5]

Group 2

[2] John-Patrick Smith (Qld) def. Maverick Banes (Qld) 6-1 6-4

Calum Puttergill (Qld) def. Alexander Crnokrak (Qld) 6-4 6-4

Women

Group 1

[1] Lizette Cabrera (Qld) def. Sara Tomic (Qld) 5-7 6-2 [10-3]

Olivia Gadecki (Qld) – Bye

Group 2

[WC] Naiktha Bains (GBR) def. Olivia Tjandramulia (Qld) 6-2 6-2

[2] Maddison Inglis (WA) – Bye