Adelaide

Hometown Hero Kokkinakis Wins First ATP Tour Title

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 15, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Thanasi Kokkinakis is both a hometown hero and now a first-time ATP Tour singles titlist. The 25-year-old Adelaide native won the ATP 250 Adelaide International 2 title with a comeback 6-7 (6), 7-6 […]

Murray Reaches First ATP Tour Final Since 2019

SYDNEY/WASHINGTON, January 14, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Andy Murray just keeps getting better – at least more resilient – with age. The 34-year-old unseeded Scotsman overcame the big-serving and big-hitting attack delivered by No. 4 seed Reilly Opelka of the […]

Cilic Makes Back-To-Back Adelaide International Semifinals

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 13, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Fourth seed Marin Cilic reached his second straight Adelaide International semifinal in two weeks at the ATP 250 Adelaide International 2 Thursday with a solid performance against a very good opponent. The No. 29 […]

Kokkinakis Focused, Taking Advantage Of His Adelaide Opportunities

ADELAIDE/WASHINGTON, January 11, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Thanasi Kokkinakis admitted after his first-round victory against the unpredictable and sometimes volatile Benoit Paire at the ATP 250 Adelaide International 2 Tuesday evening that it’s important to stay focused regardless of whom […]

Cressy Achieves First ATP Tour Semifinal In Melbourne

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, January 7, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) After saving two match points in a tension-filled, third-set tie-break of his Melbourne Summer Set second-round win over fellow American and No. 2 seed Reilly Opelka a day earlier, Maxime Cressy probably wondered […]

Day At The Drive Featured Star Quality, Some Surprises

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Day at the Drive exhibition matches in Adelaide on Friday featured plenty of star quality. It included the much-anticipated return of women’s World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty plus the season debuts of […]

Ash Barty Joins A Day At The Drive Field

ADELAIDE, January 21, 2021 (TA Press Release) World No.1 Ash Barty from Queensland will play at A Day at the Drive, the official curtain raiser to the 2021 Australian summer of tennis. The one-off event will be held at Memorial Drive […]

Millman, Thompson To Lead Australia’s Davis Cup Charge in Adelaide

TA Press Release, March 5, 2020 Jordan Thompson and John Millman will lead Australia into Friday’s Davis Cup qualifying tie against Brazil in Adelaide. The world No.63-ranked Thompson opens play, facing world No.82-ranked Brazilian Thiago Monteiro in the opening singles rubber. It is […]

Adelaide To Host Davis Cup Qualifier In March

Tennis Australia Press Release, January 19, 2020 Adelaide will host more world-class tennis in 2020 with the Davis Cup by Rakuten Qualifier between Australia and Brazil to be played on hard court in South Australia from 6 to 7 March 2020. The newly redeveloped Memorial Drive Tennis Centre, […]

Barty To Headline 2020 Adelaide International Field

ADELAIDE, October 2, 2019 (Press Release) World No.1 and Roland Garros champion Ashleigh Barty will headline the women’s field at the Adelaide International in 2020. Some of the best players in the world will compete for $2 million in prizemoney at the week-long WTA […]