Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Openi

The WTA250 event returns to the city for the first time in several years in 2023. It will be held at Victoria Park between October 7th and 15th.


Months of social unrest and now a deadly virus have forced the cancellation of a number of competitions, but their return would be the surest sign that the city is getting back to business

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  • In this issue, we look ahead to the return of professional tennis in China, including a stop in Hong Kong by the WTA tour in October

WTA says city will know by end of March if tournament can return to Victoria Park in October, but Peng Shuai saga still hangs over game in China.

The 17-year-old eyes more recognition in international tennis circuits, while Hong Kong Tennis Association president Mok ‘confident’ in Hong Kong Open return in October and an ATP event in next two years.

Hong Kong Tennis Association official says the body is in talks with the WTA to find another date, with its traditional October slot cancelled for this year.