The United Cup is the newest international tournament in tennis. It is played on the hard court and is a mixed-gender team tournament where each nation will be competing against each other for the championship. This year is the second edition of the tournament, and a total of 18 teams will be competing for the United Cup Championship. So, let’s not wait any longer and know the details of the United Cup 2024.
Date and Venue
The United Cup 2024 will take place from December 29, 2023, to January 7, 2024. All eighteen teams will be playing matches in Perth and Sydney. There are two venues this time that will be hosting all the matches. The RAC Arena in Perth and the Ken Rosewall Arena in Sydney.
The RAC Arena in Perth has a capacity of 15,500 and will be hosting the group stage and quarterfinal matches. On the other hand, the Ken Rosewall Arena has a capacity of 10,500 and will be hosting the group stage, quarterfinals, semi-finals, and finals.
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Teams and Players
As mentioned earlier, a total of 18 different countries will be playing against each other in six different groups. To date, a total of 16 countries have qualified, and here are the nations with their players.
|Seed||Nation||No. 1 ATP||No. 2 ATP||No. 1 WTA||No. 2 WTA||Doubles ATP||Doubles WTA|
|1||Poland||Hubert Hurkacz||Daniel Michalski||Iga Swiątek||Katarzyna Kawa||Jan Zielinski||Katarzyna Piter|
|2||Greece||Stefanos Tsitsipas||Stefanos Sakellaridis||Maria Sakkari||Despina Papamichail||Petros Tsitsipas||Valentini Grammatikopoulou|
|3||United States||Taylor Fritz||Denis Kudla||Jessica Pegula||Alycia Parks||Rajeev Ram||Desirae Krawczyk|
|4||France||Adrian Mannarino||Antoine Escoffier||Caroline Garcia||Amandine Hesse||Edouard Roger-Vasselin||Elixane Lechemia|
|5||Czech Republic||Jiri Lehecka||Vit Kopriva||Marketa Vondrousova||Sara Bejlek||Petr Nouza||Miriam Kolodziejova|
|6||Croatia||Borna Coric||Nino Serdarusic||Donna Vekic||Petra Marcinko||Ivan Dodig||Tena Lukas|
|7||Canada||Felix Auger-Aliassime||Alexis Galarneau||Leylah Fernandez||Stacey Fung||Adil Shamasdin||—|
|8||Great Britain||Cameron Norrie||Dan Evans||Katie Boulter||Francesca Jones||Neal Skupski||Maia Lumsden|
|9||China||Zhizhen Zhang||Yunchaokete Bu||Qinwen Zheng||Xiaodi You||Fajing Sun||—|
|10||Netherlands||Tallon Griekspoor||Thiemo de Bakker||Arantxa Rus||Arianne Hartono||Wesley Koolhof||Demi Schuurs|
|11||Spain||Alejandro Davidovich Fokina||Roberto Carballes Baena||Sara Sorribes Tormo||Marina Bassols Ribera||David Vega Hernandez||Nuria Parrizas Diaz|
|12||Italy||Lorenzo Sonego||Flavio Cobolli||Jasmine Paolini||Nuria Brancaccio||Andrea Pellegrino||Angelica Moratelli|
|13||Serbia||Novak Djokovic||Hamad Medjedovic||Olga Danilovic||Natalija Stevanovic||Nikola Cacic||Dejana Radanovic|
|14||Norway||Casper Ruud||Andreja Petrovic||Malene Helgø||Ulrikke Eikeri||Nicolai Budkov Kjaer||—|
|15||Australia||Alex de Minaur||John Millman||Ajla Tomljanovic||Storm Hunter||Matthew Ebden||Ellen Perez|
|16||Germany||Alexander Zverev||Maximilian Marterer||Angelique Kerber||Tatjana Maria||Kai Wehnelt||Laura Siegemund|
Group A (Host: Perth)
Group B (Host: Sydney)
Group C (Host: Perth)
Group D (Host: Sydney)
Group E (Host: Perth)
Group F (Host: Sydney)
The United Cup 2024 has a prize money of 15 million Australian dollars, which is around 10 million US dollars. Compared to last year, there has been a dip in the prize money.