The 2020 edition of the Hobart International will be played out from January 13-18 and can be watched live using the options mentioned below. Below are all the details on how the Hobart International Live Streaming & TV Options pan out in the lead-up to the competition.
Looking to watch the WTA Hobart International live streaming online?
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It is a part of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour and is categorized as an International tournament. It is the final event in the buildup to the Australian Open and the victor here is awarded a total of 280 points.
Over the years, many prominent female athletes have participated in the WTA Hobart like Serena Williams, Jelena Jankovic and Victoria Azarenka.
Since it is played in the week before the first Grand Slam of the season, many big players choose to opt out of this tournament and give their body the much-needed rest. This leaves the field wide open for the young and emerging players, who are not just looking to make an impression on the tour but also tuning up to the Australian Open.
2020 WTA Hobart International Tennis Schedule & Dates
The 2020 WTA Hobart International Tennis tournament will begin from January 13 while the singles final will be played on January 18. The qualifying rounds can be expected to be played on January 11 and 12. Exact order of play and schedule for this 2020 WTA Hobart will be revealed in the new year but the last three days of the tournament will see quarterfinals, semifinals and final played out.
Player List for 2020 WTA Hobart International Tennis
Elise Mertens will lead the draw at the Hobart International this year with the Brisbane International semifinalist Garbine Muguruza being the second seeded. The remaining seeded players are mentioned below.
Elise Mertens, Garbine Muguruza, Elena Rybakina, Zhang Shuai, Veronika Kudermetova, Magda Linette, Rebecca Peterson, Caroline Garcia.
What Happened at the 2019 WTA Hobart International Tennis?
Sofia Kenin began her excellent run in 2019 with a title win at the Hobart International. She was an unseeded player on account of being ranked 56th in the world at the start of the season but came back and finished the season ranked 14th in the world.
Kenin beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-3, 6-0 to win the title having overcome top seeded Caroline Garcia in the first round and Alize Cornet in the semifinals. Schmiedlova edged out Belinda Bencic in the other semifinal.
Two-time defending champion Elise Mertens did not participate in the tournament, featuring at the Sydney International instead.
Previous 10 Hobart International Tennis Title Winners
2019: Sofia Kenin
2018: Elise Mertens
2017: Elise Mertens
2016: Alize Cornet
2015: Heather Watson
2014: Garbine Muguruza
2013: Elena Vesnina
2012: Mona Barthel
2011: Jarmila Groth
2010: Alona Bondarenko
2009: Petra Kvitova
Watch 2020 Hobart International Live Streaming Here
You can watch (and bet) on the Hobart International live streaming with bet365.com. Follow these simple steps:
- Go to www.bet365.com
- Register with www.bet365.com (or log in to you account)
- Pre-fund your account by depositing $10 (or equivalent currency). You can either let that remain in your account or should have bet in the 24 hours before the live streaming
- Select the Hobart International live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top
This site requires you to register with them and then either deposit a sum of $10 into your account (or register as mentioned here) or watch the live streaming by betting on any sport in the past 24 hours. Remember geo-restrictions may apply.
2020 Hobart International Live on TV
The Hobart International will be live on the Channel Nine network in Australia. The TV channel details for all the other countries where the Hobart International will be broadcast live will be updated once the tournament draws closer.