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2016 Brisbane International

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Date  3 – 10 January
Surface  Hard / outdoor
Edition  8th
Prize money  $461,330 (men) $1,000,000 (women)
Location  Tennyson, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Venue  Queensland Tennis Centre

The 2016 Brisbane International was a tournament of the 2016 ATP World Tour and 2016 WTA Tour. It was played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It was the eighth edition of the tournament and took place at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson. It was held from 3 to 10 January 2016 as part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year.

Contents

Prize money

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

Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Ben Mitchell
  • James Duckworth
  • John-Patrick Smith
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Oliver Anderson
  • Ivan Dodig
  • Tobias Kamke
  • Yoshihito Nishioka
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Jerzy Janowicz → replaced by Dušan Lajović
  • Sam Querrey → replaced by Lucas Pouille
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • James Duckworth / Chris Guccione
  • Matt Reid / John-Patrick Smith
  • Withdrawals

    During the tournament
  • Grigor Dimitrov (shoulder soreness)
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Priscilla Hon
  • Ajla Tomljanović
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Kateryna Bondarenko
  • Jana Čepelová
  • Samantha Crawford
  • Elena Vesnina
  • The following players received entry as lucky losers:

  • Ysaline Bonaventure
  • Margarita Gasparyan
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Simona Halep (Left leg injury) → replaced by Ysaline Bonaventure
  • Maria Sharapova (Left forearm injury) → replaced by Margarita Gasparyan
  • Retirements

  • Garbiñe Muguruza (Left foot injury)
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 28, 2015.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Priscilla Hon / Ajla Tomljanović
  • Angelique Kerber / Andrea Petkovic
  • The following pair received entry as alternates:

  • Shahar Pe'er / Maria Sanchez
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Ajla Tomljanović (abdominal injury)
  • Men's Singles

  • Milos Raonic def. Roger Federer, 6–4, 6–4
  • Women's Singles

  • Victoria Azarenka def. Angelique Kerber 6–3, 6–1
  • Men's Doubles

  • Henri Kontinen / John Peers def. James Duckworth / Chris Guccione, 7–6(7–4), 6–1
  • Women's Doubles

  • Martina Hingis / Sania Mirza def. Angelique Kerber / Andrea Petkovic, 7–5, 6–1
  • Broadcast

    Selected matches aired in Australia on 7Two, with live coverage of both day and night sessions. Every match was also available to be streamed live through a free 7Tennis mobile app.

    References

    2016 Brisbane International Wikipedia


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