Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap WATCH to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LISTEN to start the live stream.

Thanks for logging in.

You can now click/tap LATEST NEWS to start the live stream.

LISTEN
Watch
on air now

Create a 2GB account today!

You can now log in once to listen live, watch live, join competitions, enjoy exclusive 2GB content and other benefits.


Joining is easy.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Sydney snags ATP Cup tournament… after government splashes out on tennis centre roof

Luke Grant
Article image for Sydney snags ATP Cup tournament… after government splashes out on tennis centre roof

Sydney has secured the hosting rights for the inaugural 24-team ATP Cup finals in January 2020.

More than 100 players from 24 nations will compete in the tournament which is expected to inject $36.5 million into the local economy.

But it comes after Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced a $50-million upgrade of the Ken Rosewall Arena at Sydney Olympic Park to include a canopy roof.

Minister for Sport Stuart Ayres tells Luke Grant they wouldn’t have been able to snag the hosting rights if they didn’t commit to including a roof.

“There’s no doubt that world tennis wanted to see a bigger tournament with a stronger focus on Sydney, but our infrastructure was letting us down.”

Click PLAY below to hear the full interview 

Advertisement