The mixed-gender Hopman Cup crew event will make a return in 2023 after dropping its New 12 months slot on the tennis calendar, the Worldwide Tennis Federation (ITF) mentioned on Tuesday, with the following version to be performed in Good, France, from July 19-23.
The Good Garden Tennis Membership will host the occasion as much as 2027 as a part of a five-year deal between the ITF and Barcelona-based firm Tennium, which function a number of ATP and WTA tournaments.
“The Hopman Cup, as a unique mixed-team event, has always enjoyed a special place in the hearts of tennis fans, and I am sure that spectators in Nice will relish the chance to see some of the world’s top men and women players on the same court,” ITF President David Haggerty mentioned.
The final version of the event, which started in 1989 and was named after Australian nice Harry Hopman, noticed Roger Federer lead Switzerland to the title towards Germany in 2019.
The short-lived ATP Cup males’s crew competitors had taken the Hopman Cup’s fashionable pre-Australian Open warm-up slot.
A brand new mixed-sex $15 million event – the United Cup – that includes groups from 18 nations taking part in matches throughout three Australian cities will kick off the 2023 tennis season.