Part of the Australian Pro Tour, the East Hotel Canberra Challenger will be held in Canberra.
Numerous players from the world’s top 100 will feature in the event, now a renowned lead in to the Australian Open as they compete for significant prize money and valuable world ranking points. A host of Australian’s next rising stars will also compete as they look to make their mark on the Pro Tour.
In 2018, Italian Andreas Seppi survived match point in the opening round to come back and win the tournament, defeating four top 100 players on his way to the title. In a world class final, Seppi defeated world No.85 Marton Fucsovics, 5-7 6-4 6-3. Both players then went on to progress to the fourth round of Australian Open 2018 the following week.