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2017 Brisbane International

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Date  1 – 8 January
Surface  Hard / outdoor
Edition  9th
Prize money  $461,330 (men) $1,000,000 (women)
Location  Tennyson, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Venue  Queensland Tennis Centre

The 2017 Brisbane International was a tournament of the 2017 ATP World Tour and 2017 WTA Tour. It was played on outdoor hard courts in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. It was the ninth edition of the tournament and took place at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Tennyson. It was held from 1 to 8 January 2017 as part of the Australian Open Series in preparation for the first Grand Slam of the year.

Contents

It was announced on 24 August 2016 that 14-times Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal would play at the event for the first time.

Prize money

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

Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Sam Groth
  • Jordan Thompson
  • Elias Ymer
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Alex De Minaur
  • Ernesto Escobedo
  • Yoshihito Nishioka
  • Jared Donaldson
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Kevin Anderson →replaced by Pierre-Hugues Herbert
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Sam Groth / Chris Guccione
  • Thanasi Kokkinakis / Jordan Thompson
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

  • Ashleigh Barty
  • Donna Vekić
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Destanee Aiava
  • Aleksandra Krunić
  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  • Asia Muhammad
  • The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

  • Kateryna Bondarenko
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Carla Suárez Navarro (Shoulder injury) →replaced by Lesia Tsurenko
  • Lesia Tsurenko →replaced by Kateryna Bondarenko
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of December 26, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following pair received a wildcard into the doubles main draw:

  • Ashleigh Barty / Casey Dellacqua
  • Men's Singles

  • Grigor Dimitrov def. Kei Nishikori 6–2, 2–6, 6–3
  • It was Grigor Dimitrov's fifth career title.
  • Women's Singles

  • Karolína Plíšková def. Alizé Cornet 6–0, 6–3
  • It was Karolína Plíšková's seventh career title.
  • Men's Doubles

  • Thanasi Kokkinakis / Jordan Thompson def. Gilles Müller / Sam Querrey, 7–6(9–7), 6–4
  • Women's Doubles

  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands / Sania Mirza def. Ekaterina Makarova / Elena Vesnina, 6–2, 6–3
  • Broadcast

    Selected matches were aired in Australia on 7Two, with live coverage of both day and night sessions.

    References

    2017 Brisbane International Wikipedia


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