BP National Championships
The ATP tournament in Wellington ( officially BP National Championships ) is a former men's tennis tournament, which was played from 1988 to 1992 in the New Zealand capital city. It was played on outdoor hard courts. The competition was organized in the first week of January and was, as it was played on the same surface, as good preparation for the Australian Open. The tournament ran recently in the ATP World Series, the predecessor series on the ATP World Tour 250 In the 1993 season were the BP National Championships replaced by the tournament in Doha in the tour schedule of the ATP Tour. The competition has been organized three more years as a Challenger event, until the tournament in 1996 has finally been set.
In some it is no player managed to win the tournament more than once. However, the New Zealander Kelly Evernden could decide the only player in both the single and the double competition for themselves; He is also the only local tournament winner. In doubles, the Venezuelans Nicolás Pereira 's record title holders with two wins.