Big names of tennis in Brisbane
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.