ASB has a long standing involvement with tennis in Auckland and is the major sponsor of the iconic Auckland event, the ASB Classic. Since the event started in 1986, it has gone from strength to strength, each year attracting some of the world's best players.
Two of the world’s most iconic female athletes headlined the 2014 ASB Classic. Superstars Ana Ivanovic and Venus Williams wowed crowds and created a buzz around the tournament.
The ASB Classic is part of the Women's Tennis Association's (WTA) tour and is played in the first week of January each year at the ASB Tennis Centre in Auckland. For more information, visit www.asbclassic.co.nz
ASB is also the major naming rights sponsor of the ASB Tennis Arena situated on Tennis Lane, Auckland. This high profile sporting venue is the home of Auckland Tennis and both international tennis tournaments - the ASB Classic and the Heineken Open.
Outside of Auckland, ASB is also a proud supporter of both Tennis Canterbury and Tennis South Canterbury.