Prize Money $400,000
The Auckland Open is a joint ATP and WTA tennis tournament played on outdoor hard courts. It was the 35th edition of the women's event, and the 44th edition of the men's event. The ASB Classic is the biggest men�??s professional sporting event in New Zealand and has been held in Auckland since 1956. Played in the week prior to the Australian Open, the ATP 250 event is a crucial stop in preparation for the year's first Grand Slam tournament.