The debut edition of the United Cup is all set to get underway in Australia. The 11-day tournament will commence on December 29 (Thursday), with the final set to take place on January 8 (Sunday). This inaugural edition of the United Cup will mark the beginning of the new tennis season.
Here’s all you need to about the United Cup 2023:
When will the United Cup 2023 take place?
The United Cup 2023 is set to commence on December 29, 2022 and will conclude with the final on January 8, 2023.
What is the venue for the United Cup 2023 ?
The United Cup 2023 will be held across three Australian cities. Pat Rafter Arena (Brisbane), RAC Arena (Perth) and Ken Rosewell Arena (Sydney) will stage the group stage of the tournament.
What is the Prize Money for the United Cup 2023?
The tournament has announced prize money of USD 15 Million. The winners will also be awarded 500 ATP and WTA points.
How many teams are participating in United Cup 2023?
The United Cup 2023 will see players from 18 countries. Countries which will be participating in the United Cup 2023 are Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Kazakhstan, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and United States.
What is the format of the United Cup 2023?
The group stage of the United Cup 2023 will be played from December 29 till January 3. Each city will host two groups of three countries in a round-robin format. Played over a period of two days, ties will comprise of two ATP and two WTA singles matches between No.1 ranked players and No. 2 ranked players and one mixed doubles match.
The winner of each of the two groups will advance to the City Final on January 4 to further play to enter the United Cup Final Four. The Final Four will lock horns in the semifinals, played across two days (January 6 & 7) in Sydney with the final being scheduled for January 8 in Sydney.
How have the groups been drawn in the United Cup 2023?
Six countries qualified in the basis of ATP rankings and six from the WTA Rankings. Six more have qualified in the basis of best combined ranking of their ATP & WTA players, with Australia receiving entry as host nation.
Top six seeds are as follows:
3. United States