ASB Classic Auckland

The ASB Classic (Auckland Open) is an annual tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts in Auckland, New Zealand.

The event is held over two weeks and is a combined ATP/WTA event with the WTA tournament being held in the first week and the ATP tournament in the second week.

I have put together the below guide so you can find out more about the Draw, Tickets, Schedule, Players, and Prize Money for the 2023 Auckland Open.

ASB Classic Auckland

2023 ASB Classic

Location:Auckland, New Zealand
Tour Level:ATP 250/WTA 250
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Courts
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:ATP: $610,010, WTA: $251,750 (2020)

Dates

The 2023 Auckland Open will be held from the 2nd to the 14th of January 2023 with the women’s event being held from Monday, the 2nd of January to Sunday, the 8th of January while the men’s event will be held from Monday, the 9th of January to Saturday, the 14th of January.

The WTA 250 competition will be held in the same week as the ATP Maharashtra Open, while the ATP 250 competition will be played in the same week as the Adelaide International tournament.

Both competitions will be used by many players as a warm up tournament ahead of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Tickets

Tickets for 2023 are for sale through the tournament’s official ticketing partner Ticketek.

Players

The official entry list for 2023 has not been released yet but below is a selection of players who are expected to play in Auckland in 2023.

  • Casper Ruud
  • Coco Gauff
  • Leylah Fernandez
  • Cameron Norrie

I will update the above list as soon as more names are confirmed for the event.

Schedule

Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 singles competitions in Auckland. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

DayDateRound
Day 1 – Monday2 January 2023WTA 1st Round Matches
Day 2 – Tuesday3 January 2023WTA 1st Round Matches
Day 3 – Wednesday4 January 2023WTA 2nd Round Matches
Day 4 – Thursday5 January 2023WTA 2nd Round Matches
Day 5 – Friday6 January 2023WTA Quarterfinal Matches
Day 6 – Saturday7 January 2023WTA Semifinal Matches
Day 7 – Sunday8 January 2023WTA Final
Day 8 – Monday9 January 2023ATP 1st Round Matches
Day 9 – Tuesday10 January 2023ATP 1st Round Matches
Day 10 – Wednesday11 January 2023ATP 2nd Round Matches
Day 11 – Thursday12 January 2023ATP Quarterfinal Matches
Day 12 – Friday13 January 2023ATP Semifinal Matches
Day 13 – Saturday14 January 2023ATP Final

Draw

The draw for the 2022 singles and doubles competitions in Auckland will be made closer to the start of the tournament.

Men’s Singles Qualifying Draw: TBD

Men’s Singles Main Draw: TBD

Men’s Doubles Draw: TBD

WTA Draws: TBD

Prize Money and Points

The total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2023 tournament has not yet been disclosed but in 2020, it was $861,760 (ATP: $610,010, WTA: $251,750).

How the prize money and points are to be split for the 2023 tournament has also not been released but below is how the prize money and points were split by round for the 2020 Auckland Open.

Men’s Singles

The winner of the men’s singles competition in 2020 (Ugo Humbert) received $91,625 and 250 points, while the runner up received $50,710 and 150 points.

Performance$Points
Winner$91,625250
Finalist$50,710150
Semifinalist$28,54090
Quarterfinalist$16,25045
2nd Round$9,32020
1st Round$5,4500

Men’s Doubles (Per Team)

The winners of the men’s doubles competition in 2020 received $30,900 ($15,450 each) and 250 points, while the runner ups received $15,840 ($7,920 each) and 150 points.

Performance$Points
Winners$30,900250
Finalists$15,84150
Semifinalists$8,58090
Quarterfinalists$4,91045
1st Round$2,8800

Women’s Singles

The winner of the women’s singles competition in 2020 (Serena Williams) received $43,000 and 280 points, while the runner up received $21,410 and 180 points.

Performance$Points
Winner$43,000280
Finalist$21,410180
Semifinalist$11,400110
Quarterfinalist$6,10060
2nd Round$3,57030
1st Round$2,3001

Women’s Doubles (Per Team)

The winners of the women’s doubles competition in 2020 received $13,580 ($6,790 each) and 280 points, while the runner ups received $7,200 ($3,600 each) and 180 points.

Performance$Points
Winners$13,580280
Finalists$7,200180
Semifinalists$4,000110
Quarterfinalists$2,30060
1st Round$1,5201

ASB Classic Current Champions

NB: No tournament was held in Auckland in 2021 or 2022, so the 2020 champions are still the current champions.

2020 Men’s Singles

The winner of the 2020 men’s singles tournament in Auckland was Ugo Humbert who clinched his first ATP title after beating Benoit Paire 7–6, 3–6, 7–6 in the men’s singles final.

2020 Men’s Doubles

The winners of the 2020 men’s doubles tournament in Auckland were Luke Bambridge and Ben McLachlan who beat Marcus Daniell and Philipp Oswald 7-6, 6-3 in the men’s doubles final.

2020 Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2020 women’s singles tournament in Auckland was Serena Williams who beat Jessica Pegula 6–3, 6–4 in the women’s singles final.

This would turn out to be Serena’s last WTA title after she decided to retire after the 2022 US Open.

2020 Women’s Doubles

The winners of the 2020 women’s doubles tournament in Auckland were Asia Muhammad and Taylor Townsend who beat Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki 6–4, 6–4 in the women’s doubles final.