The Brisbane Tournament, is a tennis tournament that takes place annually in the Australian city of Brisbane in early January on hard surface. It is the first tournament that is played in the year. It began to be played in the 2009 season within the men's calendar.
All Brisbane Champions
|2009||Radek Štěpánek||Fernando Verdasco||3–6 6–3 6–4|
|2010||Andy Roddick||Radek Štěpánek||7–6(7–2) 7–6(9–7)|
|2011||Robin Söderling||Andy Roddick||6–3 7–5|
|2012||Andy Murray||Alexandr Dolgopolov||6–1 6–3|
|2013||Andy Murray (2)||Grigor Dimitrov||7–6(7–0) 6–4|
|2014||Lleyton Hewitt||Roger Federer||6–1 4–6 6–3|
|2015||Roger Federer||Milos Raonic||6–4 6–7(2–7) 6–4|
|2016||Milos Raonic||Roger Federer||6–4 6–4|
|2017||Grigor Dimitrov||Kei Nishikori||6–2 2–6 6–3|
|2018||Nick Kyrgios||Ryan Harrison||6–4 6–2|
|2019||Kei Nishikori||Daniil Medvedev||6–4 3–6 6–2|
The women's part of the current Queensland competition was organized in 1997: a purely women's tournament, expanding on the preparatory for the Australian Open, was hosted at the Gold Coast Sports Complex. Here the tournament stayed for 12 years and only in 2009, when the new Queensland Tennis Centre in neighboring Brisbane was commissioned, it changed its venue. Since its inception, the tournament has been one of the basic categories of the elite women's tour, but in 2012 the organizers were able to find additional funding for their prize, upgrading it to a premier series tournament. Since 2020, Brisbane has hosted only the women's portion of the tournament.
Men's tournament has a long history, but also only a modern part of it is connected with Brisbane: since 1880s that prize was held in Adelaide, having the name of South Australian Amateur Championship. Its modern history began in 1972 when the organizers managed to make the tournament part of the men's Grand Prix Tour calendar and since 1990 it has been on the ATP Main Tour in the Basic Series. The competition was a precursor to the Australian Open during this entire period, duplicating its coverage. In 2009, the tournament was moved to the Queensland Tennis Centre in Brisbane, forming a new single competition for both the men's and women's tours. Since 2020, the men's part of the tournament has once again been held in Adelaide, where it takes place alongside the women's competition.
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