Rafael Nadal and Iga Swiatek will kick off their 2023 seasons on the United Cup in Australia, a brand new blended groups occasion, however a bunch of high 10 gamers are skipping the event.
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Draw for the United Cup:
Group A – Greece, Belgium, TBC
Group F – France, Croatia, Argentina
Group C – United States, Germany, Czech Republic
Group D – Spain, Australia, Britain
Group B – Poland, Switzerland, TBC
Group E – Italy, Brazil, Norway
The United Cup, with US$15 million in prize cash and rankings factors at stake, has changed the boys’s ATP Cup and will probably be held in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney as a key build-up to the Australian Open Grand Slam.
Eighteen nations will compete throughout 11 days from December 29, with every workforce comprising 4 males and 4 ladies with 500 WTA and 500 ATP rankings factors obtainable.
“The enjoying group could be very excited in regards to the United Cup, and that’s confirmed within the top quality and calibre of those that’ve dedicated to the occasion,” event director Stephen Farrow stated Thursday.
“We’re delighted with the depth and breadth of the groups, and we are able to look ahead to many thrilling matchups and plenty of entertaining tennis.”
World quantity two and 22-time Grand Slam winner Nadal — the defending Australian Open champion — will headline Spain’s workforce together with Thirteenth-ranked Paula Badosa. However Spanish world primary Carlos Alcaraz won’t participate.
High-ranked Swiatek will spearhead Poland alongside Hubert Hurkacz whereas world quantity three Jessica Pegula is on a United States workforce that additionally options Madison Keys, Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe.
A resurgent Caroline Garcia, contemporary from beating Aryna Sabalenka to win the season-ending WTA Finals on Monday, is the big-name participant for France.
Sixth-ranked Maria Sakkari is the one different lady within the high 10 participating, in a robust Greek workforce seeded one with world quantity three Stefanos Tsitsipas.
The likes of top-10 gamers Sabalenka, Ons Jabeur and Coco Gauff have opted to start their seasons at different occasions, possible the Adelaide Worldwide, a joint ATP-WTA event that runs on the similar time.
Different notable United Cup entries embody Norwegian world quantity 4 Casper Ruud, Germany’s Alexander Zverev, who’s planning a return to the courts in December from a critical ankle damage, and Australian showman Nick Kyrgios.
Brisbane, Perth and Sydney will every host two teams of three nations in a round-robin format from December 29 to January 4 with ties comprising two males’s and two ladies’s singles matches and one blended doubles.
Group winners in every metropolis will play off for one in all three semi-final spots in Sydney, with the following finest performing workforce from the group levels becoming a member of them.
The Austalian Open is scheduled to happen in Melbourne from January 16-29.
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Publish date: 2022-11-10 11:27:32
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