Tomic, Goffin and Gasquet headline 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong ClassicPosted on October 18, 2016
Aussie favourite Bernard Tomic, 2016 Kooyong champion and world number 12 David Goffin of Belgium, and long-time top tenner Richard Gasquet of France are the first three players to confirm their participation in the 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic.
The traditional pre Australian Open event be held from Tuesday 10 January to Friday 13 January 2017 at the Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club.
“I’m really looking forward to getting back to Kooyong as part of my Australian Open lead up,” Tomic said.
“I am trying to give myself the best preparation for the Australian Open championship. With the relaxed environment, strong player field and ideal playing conditions, it should suit perfectly; and from what I’ve heard so far regarding the new plans, it sounds like it will be a fun and exciting tournament to be part of,” Tomic added.
Tournament Director Peter Johnston said, “We are pleased to welcome Bernie, our defending champion David Goffin and of course the exceptionally talented Richard Gasquet back to Kooyong. Each of these guys view the event as the perfect preparation to enhance their Australian Open chances and take them deep into the second week.”
In commenting on new initiatives around the 2017 tournament, Johnston said: “Our aim is to offer all our fans a memorable and highly entertaining day at the tennis. It’s their chance to have a close up view of some of the world’s best players and experience the fantastic atmosphere and hospitality at the prestigious Kooyong Lawn Tennis Club. There is going to be something for everyone at this year’s Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic.”
The 2017 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic will once again showcase some of the world’s greats playing at one of the most treasured tennis destinations in the world. Over coming weeks, there will be further announcements regarding players and a preview of the entertainment initiatives that will be on offer for attending fans.
Priceline Pharmacy will be offering a Health and Beauty Lounge for attendees featuring makeup touch ups, health checks with pharmacists and other exciting activities.
The Seven Network will broadcast all four days of Kooyong’s action right across Australia.
Early bird tickets are now on sale through Ticketek – www.ticketek.com.au
Read the press release.