Place: Auckland, New Zealand
Tournament type: 250
Defending champion (singles)
Defending champion (doubles)
Raven Klaasen & Leander Paes
Most singles titles
Roy Emerson – 4 (1960, ’65, ’66, ’67)
Most doubles titles
Ray Ruffels – 4 (1970, ’71, ’72, ’75)
The ATP Auckland Open (currently sponsored by ASB as the ASB Classic) is an ATP and WTA tennis tournament played in Auckland, New Zealand, that takes place two weeks before the Australian Open. It is a men’s 250 level and a women’s International level event. The tournament is played on outdoor hard courts at the ASB Tennis Centre.
In 1956 Auckland hosted its first permanent international tournament, the Auckland Championship. The tournament was a joint men’s and women’s event until 1981. After being separated for 34 years, the WTA and ATP merged the event in 2016.