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The best men's and women's tennis players in the world go head to head at Apia International Sydney 2015 from 11 to 17 January. For the first time: Legends to be held in Sydney!

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Australian professional tennis player Nick Kyrgios. Photo Credit: Sirobi.

 

Men's Major Tennis Champion Juan Martibn Del Potro will go head to head against Australian profession tennis players Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic at Apia International Sydney 2015, which will be held from 11 to 17 January 2014 at the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre.

Women's tennis greats will include Petra Kvitova, Simona Halep, Agnieszka Radwanska, and Australian champion Samantha Stosur.

The first Legends event to take place in Sydney will be held on 12 January with a doubles match between Pat Cash of Australia and Henri Leconte of France vs Mansour Bharami of Ir and Frabrice Santoro of Italy at the Qantas Credit Union Arena.

“If I was to put an event on, these are the guys that I would have at any exhibition event," says Australia's Pat Rafter.

"Leconte and Bahrami have so much personality, they’ll make you laugh and they’ll show you some exceptional tennis shots. It’s all about entertainment out there and as a spectator, you do not want to miss these guys play.”

The Apia International Sydney is part of the Emirates Australian Open Series, which also includes the Hopman Cup in Perth, Brisbane International, Hobart International, and the World Tennis Challenge in Adelaide.

Where to Stay

The Apia International Sydney has 2 official hotels: one is located downtown, and the other is close to the sports venue.

The Pullman Sydney Hyde Park is located in the heart of Sydney, near the best restaurants, trendiest shops, and most interesting tourist atractions. It has 241 rooms, a fitness centre, a swimming pool, and a spa.

The Novotel Sydney Olympic Park is a 10 minutes' walk from the Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre. It has 177 hotel rooms as well as 2 food and beverage outlets.

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