Sydney already boasted a loaded girls’s subject.
Now, Andy Murray and Nick Kyrgios infuse the lads’s draw with some star energy.
Former world No. 1 Murray and his buddy and typically comedian foil Kyrgios have each acquired wild playing cards into the Sydney Tennis Traditional, which hosts a males’s 250 and ladies’s 500-level event subsequent week.
Two-time Olympic gold-medal champion Murray, who acquired a wild card, will play the Harbour Metropolis for the primary time.
“I’m trying ahead to enjoying in Sydney for the primary time and persevering with my preparation for the Australian Open,” Murray mentioned. “I’ve heard nice issues about Sydney, it’s a reasonably cool metropolis.”
Murray will be part of the likes of Aslan Karatsev, fellow Brit Daniel Evans, David Goffin and Australians Alexei Popyrin and wildcard recipients Jordan Thompson and Kyrgios within the males’s singles draw.
The Sydney Tennis Traditional girls’s draw options 19 of the the WTA’s High 30, together with world No. 1 Ash Barty, No. 3 Garbine Muguruza, No. 5 Barbora Krejcikova, former No. 1 Simona Halep, 2020 Roland Garros champion Iga Swiatek and 2020 Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin.
The draw is about for Saturday, January eighth at 4:30 p.m. native time. Qualifying begins on January ninth earlier than main-draw motion commences on Monday, January tenth.
Tickets to the Sydney Tennis Traditional are on sale through australiansummeroftennis.com/Sydney.
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