David Ferrer. Ferrer is and ASB Classic legen, sitting alongside Australian Roy Emerson as the tournament’s most successful ever champion and through his love of the tournament nad New Zealand, helped the ASB Classic become a must-play tournament on the ATP Tour.
ASB Classic – New Zealand’s premier tennis tournament with premium hospitality and entertainment. ASB Classic is set to return to Auckland this January with more world-class tennis, food & beverage offerings, fashion, and entertainment on show.
Tournament organisers have confirmed today that the ASB Classic, traditionally held in the first two weeks of the calendar year, will not be going ahead in 2022 due to Covid-19 restrictions. Organisers have been working through a range of scenarios in hopes that a tournament would be possible in January, however due to immigration requirements for the over 250 athletes, officials and staff that would be required to travel to New Zealand for the event, a positive outcome was not possible.
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Tennis Auckland Board Chair Simon Vannini was disappointed that the ASB Classic is not able to return in 2022, but is confident tennis in New Zealand won’t suffer. “We are incredibly disappointed that we won’t be able to bring the ASB Classic back to Auckland this summer, but current immigration and quarantine requirements mean it’s just not feasible."
“It’s been an absolute privilege working on the ASB Classic bringing one of New Zealand’s favourite events to life for the past eight summers". Karl Budge confirms he's stepping back from his role as Tournament Director of the ASB Classic at the end of March
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Auckland’s ASB Tennis Arena has been chosen as the host venue and will be the first Davis Cup tie held in New Zealand in three years. Also, David Long from Stuff wrote this interesting article about team selection for this tie.
A five strong New Zealand Davis Cup tennis team has been named for next week’s World Group 1 tie against the Korea Republic in the United States. The tie is being held on the 18th and 19th of September NZT on grass at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. New Zealand i... tennis.kiwi. New Zealand Davis Cup team named for World Group 1 tie against Korea Republic.