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2014 Apia International Sydney

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Date  5 January – 11 January
Location  Sydney
Edition  122nd
Venue  NSW Tennis Centre

The 2014 Apia International Sydney was a joint 2014 ATP World Tour and 2014 WTA Tour tennis tournament, played on outdoor hard courts in Sydney, New South Wales. It was the 122nd edition of the tournament and took place at the NSW Tennis Centre in Sydney, Australia. It was held from 5–11 January 2014. It was part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year.

Contents

Women's singles defending champion, Agnieszka Radwańska and ATP players, Juan Martín del Potro, Jerzy Janowicz and Bernard Tomic announced their participation in the event.

Prize money

1 Qualifiers prize money is also the Round of 32 prize money
* per team

Broadcast

In Australia, all matches were broadcast live on 7Two. The men's final was also due to air on 7Two, however it was moved to Channel Seven (7Two's parent channel) when Australian Bernard Tomic made the final match. A movie which was due to air on Channel Seven was swapped to 7Two. Day coverage was hosted by Ryan Phelan while night coverage was hosted by Matt White.

Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 30, 2013.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Marinko Matosevic
  • Matthew Ebden
  • Samuel Groth
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Jan-Lennard Struff
  • Blaž Kavčič
  • Ryan Harrison
  • Sergiy Stakhovsky
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Nicolás Almagro
  • Fabio Fognini (left leg strain)
  • Vasek Pospisil (lower back injury)
  • Retirements

  • Édouard Roger-Vasselin (fatigue)
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 30, 2013.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • James Duckworth / Samuel Groth
  • The following pair received entry as alternates:

  • Mikhail Elgin / Denis Istomin
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Matthew Ebden (left ankle injury)
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 30, 2013.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Jarmila Gajdošová
  • Ajla Tomljanović
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Lauren Davis
  • Victoria Duval
  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  • Christina McHale
  • Paula Ormaechea
  • Tsvetana Pironkova
  • The following players received entry as lucky losers:

  • Julia Görges
  • Varvara Lepchenko
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Jamie Hampton (hip injury) --> replaced by Julia Görges
  • Sloane Stephens (wrist injury) --> replaced by Varvara Lepchenko
  • Retirements

  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands (lumbar spine injury)
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 30, 2013.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Simona Halep / Raluca Olaru
  • Jarmila Gajdošová / Ajla Tomljanović
  • Men's Singles

  • Juan Martín del Potro defeated Bernard Tomic 6–3, 6–1
  • Women's Singles

  • Tsvetana Pironkova defeated Angelique Kerber, 6–4, 6–4
  • Men's Doubles

  • Daniel Nestor / Nenad Zimonjić defeated Rohan Bopanna / Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–3)
  • Women's Doubles

  • Tímea Babos / Lucie Šafářová defeated Sara Errani / Roberta Vinci, 7–5, 3–6, [10–7]
  • References

    2014 Apia International Sydney Wikipedia


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