United Cup Tennis

The United Cup is a combined ATP/WTA tennis tournament that was played for the first time in January 2023 and replaced the men’s only ATP Cup that was held between 2020 and 2022.

The 2024 tournament will be played across two cities in Australia (Perth, and Sydney) and will be used to kick off the 2024 tennis season.

United Cup Tennis Tournament

United Cup 2024

Location:Perth, and Sydney, Australia
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Courts
Number of Teams:18 Countries
Total Prize Money:$10,000,000


The 2024 United Cup tennis tournament will be held from the 28th of December 2023 to the 7th of January 2024.

It will be run in the same week as the tennis tournaments in Hong Kong, Brisbane, and Auckland.


For the 2024 tournament, tickets for the semifinal and final went on sale on the 6th of October 2023 on Ticketmaster Australia, while tickets for the group stage and quarterfinals will go on sale on the 25th of October 2023.


A total of 18 countries will play in 2024 with six qualifying based on the ranking of their no 1 player in the ATP ranking, six based on the ranking of their no 1 player in the WTA ranking, and six based on the best combined ranking of the countries female and male players.

Australia as the host country qualified automatically, regardless of the ranking of their top players.

The following countries will participate in the 2024 tournament.

  1. Australia
  2. Canada
  3. China
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Croatia
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Great Britain
  9. Greece
  10. Italy
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Poland
  14. Serbia
  15. Spain
  16. USA
  17. Brazil
  18. Chile


The player list for 2024 has yet to be finalized but below is a selection of players that are expected to play in Australia in 2024.

Some big names that are not currently on the entry list include Rafael Nadal, Coco Gauff, Carlos Alcaraz, Emma Raducanu, Jannik Sinner, and Daniil Medvedev.


The 18 countries will be split into six groups of three, with each group match consisting of two singles matches and a mixed doubles match.

The winner of each group will then advance to the semifinals along with the best second place team from the six groups.

The winners of the two semifinals will then play each other in the 2024 United Cup Final.

Draw, Groups, and Team Captains

The draw for the 2024 tournament was made on the 23rd of October 2023 with the 18 countries being split into six groups of three, across the two host cities of Perth, and Sydney.


Group A (Perth)
  • Poland
  • Spain
  • Brazil
Group B (Sydney)
  • Greece
  • Canada
  • Chile
Group C (Perth)
  • USA
  • UK
  • Australia
Group D (Sydney)
  • France
  • Italy
  • Germany
Group E (Perth)
  • Czech Republic
  • China
  • Serbia
Group F (Sydney)
  • Croatia
  • Netherlands
  • Norway

Unitec Cup Tennis Prize Money

The total prize money for the 2024 United Cup tennis tournament will be $10,000,000 with the prize money paid to players being made up of a participation fee ($5,000 – $200,000) based on the player’s ranking, with additional prize money being paid out based on the performance of the player and their country at the tournament.

ATP and WTA Ranking Points

Players are able to earn up to 500 ranking points depending on their performance at the tournament.

Streaming Options

The 2024 United Cup will be available to stream on the Tennis Channel (in the US), on TennisTV, or on WTATV.


Below is the schedule of matches for all ten days of the 2023 tournament, with Group A, C, and E matches being played in Perth and Group B, D, and F matches being played in Sydney.

The quarterfinals will be played in Perth and Sydney, while the semifinals and the final will be played in Sydney.


DayDateSchedule of Matches
129 December 2023Brazil vs Spain and Australia vs Great Britain
230 December 2023China vs Czech Republic and Brazil vs Poland
331 December 2023Great Britain vs USA and China vs Serbia
41st of January 2024Poland vs Spain and Australia vs USA
52nd of January 2024Czech Republic vs Serbia
63rd of January 2024Quarterfinals
74th of January 2024
85th of January 2024
96th of January 2024
107th of January 2024


DayDateSchedule of Matches
129 December 2023No Matches
230 December 2023Netherlands vs Norway and Germany vs Italy
331 December 2023Canada vs Chile
41st of January 2024Croatia vs Norway and France vs Germany
52nd of January 2024Chile vs Greece and Croatia vs Netherlands
63rd of January 2024France vs Italy and Canada vs Greece
74th of January 2024Quarterfinals
85th of January 2024Quarterfinals
96th of January 2024Semifinals
107th of January 2024Final

Past Winners

The current champions are Team USA who beat Team Italy 4-0 in the 2023 United Cup tennis final – see highlights from the final below.


On their way to lifting the trophy, the US team beat the Czech Republic (4-1), Germany (5-0), and Great Britain (4-1).

NB: For a full list of results from 2023, check out the tournament’s official website.