The Kooyong Classic is an exhibition tennis tournament that is played on outdoor hard courts in Melbourne, Australia.
The Kooyong tournament is usually played in the week before the start of the Australian Open with many players using the exhibition event as a warm up ahead of the first grand slam of the year.
Kooyong Classic 2024
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
|Draw Size:||Men: 12, Women: 3|
When does the tournament start?
The 2024 Kooyong Classic tennis tournament will be held from the 11th to the 12th of January 2024, with the tournament being played in the same week as the Adelaide and Hobart International events in Australia, and the ASB Classic in New Zealand.
When do Tickets for the event go on sale?
Tickets for the 2024 competition in Kooyong will go on sale through the Ticketek website from the 23rd of October 2023.
The following players have been confirmed for the 2024 exhibition tournament in Kooyong.
- Jannik Sinner
- Dominic Thiem
- Holger Rune
- Karen Khachanov
- Zhang Zhi Zhen
The players for the women’s singles have yet to be confirmed.
The format for the 2024 tournament has yet to be confirmed but below was the format in 2023.
The ten players played three games over the three days with the four winners from the first four matches on day 1, proceeding to the semifinals, while the four losing players went into a playoff draw.
Day 2 saw the two semifinals and the two playoff matches being played.
On day 3, the two losing semifinalists played each other to determine who finished 3rd/4th, while the two playoff match winners played for 5th/6th place and the two losing playoff match players played for the 7th/8th place.
The last match on day 3 will be the singles final which will see the two winning semifinalists compete against each other for the title.
Draw and Schedule
The Draw and Schedule for the 2024 competition will be released closer to the start of the event.
|1||11th of January 2024||TBC|
|2||12th of January 2024||TBC|
Prize Money and Points
As it is an exhibition tournament, details in relation to the prize money awarded to players are not disclosed.
Players receive zero ATP/WTA points for participating in Kooyong.