Abigail Tere-Apisah (PNG) has been awarded a Wildcard into the Australian Open Asia Pacific Wildcard Play-Off in Zhuhai, China from Monday 3rd-Sunday 9th December. This will be the 4th year in succession that this event will be held in Zhuhai where Abigail was a finalist in 2018
The event will see more than 100 players competing for Singles, Doubles and also Junior Australian Open Wildcards
World No.180 Na-Lae Han of Korea will lead the Women’s field amongst Fang Ying Xun of China and Ayano Shimizu of Japan.
See the full field for each event, access to live streaming, live scoring and results during the tournament at www.ausopenwildcard.com.
In total, players from nine countries including China, India, Japan, Korea, Chinese Taipei, Uzbekistan, New Zealand Papua New Guinea and Pakistan will play at the Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off.
The Asia-Pacific Wildcard Play-off is a key part of the Australian Open’s commitment to growing interest and visibility of the tournament throughout the region.
The event is a fantastic opportunity for the region’s top players, whether up-and-coming, or more established, to win the chance to play at the Australian Open, which can lead to a major breakthrough in their tennis careers.