|Medibank Private, Australia’s largest health fund, has secured the naming rights sponsorship of Australia’s biggest combined ATP/ Sony Ericsson WTA TOUR tennis tournament in a three year agreement.|
French Open champion Rafael Nadal will be one of the mega-stars that will hit the courts for the Medibank International next January and right now the world number two is enjoying being the most prolific winner in world tennis.
Shes coming back! Martina Hingis has confirmed that she will be playing the 2006 Medibank International. In doing so she will be in-line to join the ranks of Margaret Court, Evonne Goolagong and her namesake Martina Navratilova as the only women to have won the title four times in the Open-era (sin…..
Juan Carlos Ferrero, finalist at the 2003 Medibank International, has been granted the first of the mens wild cards for the 2006 tournament. The former world number one and Grand Slam champion is familiar with playing in Sydney and sees the Medibank International as an important start in his campaig…..
The Medibank International is staging a pre-qualifying draw for the second successive year with two players from the line-up gaining wild cards into the qualifying draw.
The pre-qualifying tournament for the Medibank International began today with two rounds completed. The event, which is open only to Australian men, is being played over two days. The final round, to determine the two players that will gain wild cards into the qualifying draw, to be played tomorrow.
Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw from the Medibank International due to a persistent injury to his left foot.
The pre-qualifying tournament for the Medibank International and which was open to Australian players only, was completed today with Sadik Kadir and Adam Feeney winning through in the final round. The two players will now receive wild cards for the qualifying event for the Medibank International.
The singles seedings for the 2006 Medibank International were announced this afternoon and as expected Lleyton Hewitt and Kim Clijsters head the respective lists.
Visitors will be able to meet their tennis heroes and try out their tennis skills at FanFest every day of the tournament then go and check out the kinds of racquets the legends of the game used to play with and tennis fashion at the Australian Tennis Museum. There will also be a Courtside Mini Film …..