Team Greece, led by world No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas and No.6 Maria Sakkari named as the highest seeds in United Cup

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A star-studded subject has been named for the inaugural United Cup, an annual blended staff occasion set to be performed in Brisbane, Perth and Sydney from Thursday, 29 December, to Sunday, 8 January 2023.

Entries from the highest 16 international locations have been introduced, with Group Greece, led by world No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas and [6] Maria Sakkari, named the highest seeds.

Top Six Seeds: 1. Greece 2. Poland 3. USA 4. Spain 5. Italy 6. France Draw will take place later today.


World No.1 Iga Swiatek and [11] Hubert Hurkacz will lead No.2-seeded Poland, with the third-seeded United States that includes a wealth of expertise, together with world No.3 Jessica Pegula, ninth-ranked Taylor Fritz, world No.11 Madison Keys and the charismatic showman, world No.19 Frances Tiafoe.

The legendary Rafael Nadal will staff up with world No.13 Paula Badosa to fly the flag for Spain. In contrast, rising tennis powerhouse Italy will star world No.16 Matteo Berrettini and Martina Trevisan.

France rounds out the highest six seeds, led by WTA Finals winner and world No.4 Caroline Garcia and Arthur Rinderknech.

Nick Kyrgios, Ajla Tomljanovic and Alex de Minaur will wear Green and gold for Australia.

Officials hope to host Nick Kyrgios and the Australian national team when the inaugural United Cup draw is held on Thursday.

Kyrgios was labelled a “bully” with an “evil side” by Tsitsipas after the Australian defeated the Greek star in the third round of Wimbledon earlier this year.

Different notable entries embrace Norway’s world No.4 Casper Ruud, Germany’s Alexander Zverev, Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic and Stan Wawrinka, and Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic.

The highest six WTA-ranking-qualified international locations, high 5 ATP ranking-qualified international locations and the highest five mixed-entry international locations have been admitted to the competitors.

The ultimate two remaining international locations (one ATP and one mixed entry) shall be admitted to the competitors on Monday, 21 November, based mainly on the rankings printed on this date.

P= Protected rating, J= Junior rating, *= Doubles rating