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Lots of Australia’s top-ranked junior gamers will compete on the annual December Showdown at Melbourne Park subsequent month.

Melbourne, Australia, 22 November 2023 | tennis.com.au

The long run stars of Australian tennis will compete for nationwide titles on the December Showdown that includes the Australian Junior Tour Masters subsequent month.

Greater than 264 of Australia’s main juniors will converge on Melbourne Park between 2-16 December to participate within the annual occasion.

Lily Taylor, a Nationwide Tennis Academy athlete, headlines the 18-and-under Australian Championships women’ singles discipline. The 17-year-old from Brisbane peaked at world No.42 within the ITF World Tennis Tour junior rankings throughout 2023.

As properly the honour of claiming a nationwide title, the winners of the 18/u Australian Championships may even obtain a wildcard into nominated Australian Professional Tour occasions in 2024.

For opponents within the 16/u Australian Junior Tour Masters, the prize on provide for the champions is a main-draw wildcard into the Australian Open Junior Championships and an ITF J300 event at Traralgon in January.

The entry lists for the distinguished junior sequence had been confirmed this week.

Entries for the 16/u, 14/u and 12/u occasions had been decided by the participant’s outcomes at Australian Junior Tour occasions all through the season, with solely the top-performing juniors eligible to compete for nationwide titles.

The Australian Junior Tour encompasses 224 occasions, offering a possibility for greater than 33,000 athletes to compete.

For the primary time, an Australian Progress Sequence Masters occasion has been added to the December Showdown schedule.

This can see skilled athletes, equivalent to Kaylah McPhee, Alana Parnaby and Casey Hoole, compete for $30K in prize cash.

The highest-performing gamers from a sequence of 20 Australian Progress Sequence occasions all through the season, which attracted 2473 entrants, had been invited to take part.

Entry to the December Showdown is free for spectators.

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