From 9-14 January Tennis ACT hosted the East Hotel Canberra Challenger tennis event. The Challenger events are the second tier of the AVP tour. Despite this the event boasted a strong field that included many top 100 ranked players.

The top seed was Jan-Lennard Struff who was ranked at 64 going into the tournament. He advanced all the way to the final where he faced Dudi Sela who was the 8th seed and ranked at 96.

Sela upstaged his higher ranked opponent taking the final 3-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Here is a photo from the final of the Canberra Challenger.