Big names of ten­nis in Bris­bane

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Bris­bane In­ter­na­tional, Nine, Fri­day at 11am Qld, noon NSW

SOME of the big­gest names in ten­nis, in­clud­ing six Grand Slam cham­pi­ons, have de­scended on Queens­land’s River City for the Bris­bane In­ter­na­tional.

Rafael Nadal (pic­tured), Andy Mur­ray, Naomi Osaka, Sloane Stephens, Pe­tra Kvi­tova and Sam Sto­sur are among the line-up of com­peti­tors for this week-long tour­na­ment, which is re­garded as a warm-up for the Aus­tralian Open.

Crowd favourites John Mill­man from Queens­land, Jor­dan Thompson from NSW and French­man Jo-Wil­fried Tsonga will bol­ster the men’s field.

James Bracey, Erin Molan and Tim Gil­bert host Nine’s live cov­er­age from the Queens­land Ten­nis Cen­tre in Bris­bane.

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