One week before the start of the Australian Open, Sydney ATP 250 to host ultra-competitive tournament. Is that the historic Australian pageant will feature 19 Top 50 players, a large sum considering that a week later the first Grand Slam tournament of the season will begin.
The entry list It is headed by Dominic Thiem (15th), who will compete in the Australian city and in the ATP Cup to return to the circuit after being inactive for six months due to an injury to his right wrist. Those who will accompany him as the best classified in this contest will be: Cristian Garin (17th), Aslan Karatsev (18th), Roberto Bautista Agut (19th) and Nikoloz Basilashvili (22nd).
In addition, the last champion and defender of the title will be present: Alex de Miñaur (34th) who did not have a good close to 2021 as after winning Eastbourne in June, he only made it through the second round of a tournament once. Together with him they will also compete Taylor Fritz (23rd), Daniel Evans (25th), Reilly Opelka (26th), Lorenzo Sonego (27th), Dusan Lajovic (33rd), Fabio Fognini (37 °), David Goffin (39th), Filip Krajinovic (42nd), Federico Delbonis (44th), Albert Ramos-Vinolas (45 °), Kei Nishikori (47th), Ilya Ivashka (48th) and Alejandro Davidovich Fokina (50th).
This tournament has been held since 1969 and was won by players like Arthur Ashe, John Fitzgerald, Yannick Noah, Pete Sampras, Patrick McEnroe, Tim Henman, Lleyton Hewitt, Roger Federer, Juan Martín Del Potro and David Nalbandian.