Kooyong vintage

Flicks from 30 years of the Kooyong Classic

Posted on December 19, 2017

Cash fans

Cash fans with the legend himself and first ever Kooyong Classic Champion, Pat Cash, at the 2017 Kooyong Classic

Yanina

2017 marked the first year to reintroduce the women’s competition in the annual event after a long hiatus. Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) defeated Saurian Cirstea (Romania).

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Fernando

What men want… 2015 champ Fernando Verdasco taking home the prized possession

Michael Chang
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Three time Kooyong Classic Winner, Michael Chang (right) stands beside Japan’s Kei Nishikori as he takes out the win of the 2014 Kooyong Classic. The former US pro, Chang, came in handy as coach to Nishikori who followed in his white sneaker footprints to get to the top.

Lleyton Hewitt
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Our very own Lleyton Hewitt played his way to the top in 2011 and 2013

Fed
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We couldn’t have an image gallery and not include the Fed. Two-time Kooyong Classic Champion (2005 & 2009) Roger Federer poses with the Kooyong Cup.

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Described as a classic rivalry, US pros Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi came head to head in the 2002 final on the Kooyong courts. Sampras took the title that year after two runner up places in 1995 and 1997, both against Michael Chang while Agassi saw victories at Kooyong in 2000, 2001 and 2003.

Kooyong vintage

The Kooyong Classic Common back in the day. From 9-12 January, 2018 the Common will feature Melbourne’s hottest food trucks and is the perfect spot to enjoy the long summer evenings. Pamper yourself at the Priceline Pharmacy Health & Beauty Lounge or sit and sip on delicious drinks in front of live music and entertainment on the stage.

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