Auckland Classic News
Auckland Open 2020: Unseeded Frenchman Ugo Humbert beats countryman Benoit Paire in three sets for maiden ATP Tour title
Paire looked jaded in the decider, having played five three-setters throughout the week, but refused to throw in the towel when Humbert served for the championship at 5-3
Australian Open 2020: Serena Williams' Auckland win provides exciting precursor to year's first Slam as No 24 awaits
Serena has defeated countless opponents, a coma, depression, a number of surgeries, and a three-time drop out of the top 100, only to come back to play the Australian Open yet again.
Auckland Open 2020: Serena Williams defeats compatriot Jessica Pegula in final to break three-year title drought
Williams now has the opportunity to sweep both titles at the Auckland Tennis Centre, having also advanced to the doubles final with good friend Caroline Wozniacki.
Auckland Open 2020: Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki set up busy weekend by entering singles semis, advancing to doubles final
Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams guaranteed themselves a busy weekend at the Auckland Classic as they both advanced on Friday to the semi-finals of the singles and the final of the doubles.
Auckland Open 2020: Top seed Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki fight back to win second-round matches in three sets
Williams needed two hours to outlast fellow American Christina McHale with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory, while Wozniacki fought back to overcome a tenacious Lauren Davis 6-1, 4-6, 6-4
Auckland Open 2020: 'You can't curse,' teenager Coco Gauff tells her father during second round clash with Laura Siegemund
Parents normally tell their teenagers to watch their language, but Coco Gauff turned the tables on her father on Thursday during her second round clash with Laura Siegemund at the Auckland Classic.
Auckland Open 2020: Eugenie Bouchard beats eighth seed Caroline Garcia; Alize Cornet fights back to eliminate Petra Martic
Bouchard, a former top-five player who made the Wimbledon final and semi-finals at the Australian Open and Roland Garros in 2014, has slumped to 262 in the rankings and is attempting to resurrect her career
Auckland Open 2020: Top-seeded Serena Williams eases past Camila Giorgi in American star's first match since US Open final
Playing her first singles match since losing last year’s US Open final to Bianca Andreescu, the 38-year-old Williams fired eight aces and was hardly troubled by Giorgi
ASB Classic 2020: Jelena Ostapenko pulls out due to personal reasons; Svetlana Kuznetsova to also miss tournament
Russian Kuznetsova, 34, was set to face Serena Williams at the event, a traditional warmup for the Australian Open, but pulled out due to a viral illness, while 22-year-old Ostapenko withdrew for personal reasons.
Auckland Classic organisers suffered a major setback to their tournament lineup on Tuesday with US Open champion Bianca Andreescu withdrawing due to 'knee issues'.
Serena Williams announced she will warm-up for the Australian Open at the Auckland Classic, a tournament that has mixed memories for the American superstar.
Auckland Classic: Tennys Sandgren claims his first ATP tour title with straight-sets victory over Cameron Norrie
American Tennys Sandgren claimed his first ATP tour title on Saturday with a comprehensive straight-sets victory over Briton Cameron Norrie in the final of the Auckland Classic
Auckland Classic: Cameron Norrie, Tennys Sandgren to contest in final after contrasting wins in semi-finals
New Zealand-raised Briton Cameron Norrie and American Tennys Sandgren will contest the ATP Auckland Classic title after winning their semi-finals in contrasting fashion on Friday.
Auckland Classic: Taylor Fritz holds nerve to beat top seed John Isner; David Ferrer retires due to calf injury
Top seed John Isner crashed out of the Auckland Classic Wednesday while a calf injury dashed four-time champion David Ferrer's hopes of a fairytale final appearance in New Zealand.
Auckland Classic: Four-time champion David Ferrer cruises past Robin Haase; Hyeon Chung handed shock loss
Ferrer has retired from Grand Slams but the former World No 3 is making a few appearances at his favourite ATP tournaments in 2019, with Auckland first on the list.
Australian Open 2018: Confident Caroline Wozniacki under no extra pressure to win first Grand Slam title
Wozniacki claimed she felt no extra pressure to win a first Grand Slam, despite rising expectations with defending champion Serena Williams ruled out
Roberto Bautista Agut won his second Auckland Classic title with a 6-1, 4-6, 7-5 victory over second seed Juan Martin Del Potro.
Auckland Classic: Juan Martin del Potro gets past David Ferrer, sets up final against Roberto Bautista Agut
Juan Martin del Potro overcame a stubborn challenge from David Ferrer to clinch their semi-final 6-4, 6-4 at the Auckland Classic.
Auckland Classic: David Ferrer cruises past Hyeon Chung to set up semis clash with Juan Martin del Potro
Ferrer, a four-time Auckland champion, disposed of the young Korean in the quarter-final to set up a showdown with Juan Martin del Potro in the semis.
Australian Open 2018: New rules to be implemented aimed at preventing controversial first-round withdrawals
Players could forfeit their prize money if they retire from first-round singles matches at the Australian Open, under new rules aimed at limiting the early injury withdrawals.