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  • KONTA AND KVITOVA CLAIM BIRMINGHAM OPENERS

    On the second day of main draw action at the Aegon Classic Birmingham, British No.1 Johanna Konta overcame a second set battle to earn her place in the second round and continues her recent impressive run of grass-court form. The world No.7, who was runner-up at last week’s Aegon Open Nottingham, beat Lesia Tsurenko 6-3, 7-6(6)…

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  • Aegon Classic Preview – Konta, Kerber and Kvitova joined by inspiring Brits, Watson and Broady

    From June 19-25, a star-studded field of Grand Slam champions, top 10 players and inspiring Brits will be making their mark at Edgbaston Priory Club. This year, the tournament will host one of its strongest ever line-ups and players are setting their sights firmly on the WTA Premier prize. Who’s playing? Two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique…

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  • SHARAPOVA WITHDRAWS FROM GRASS COURT SEASON WITH INJURY

    Five-time Grand Slam Champion Maria Sharapova has been forced to withdraw from the Aegon Classic Birmingham and the remaining grass court season due to an on-going injury.  The former world No.1 sustained an injury to her left hip muscle during her most recent event in Rome and has been unable to recover in time for…

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  • PETRA KVITOVA RETURNS TO AEGON CLASSIC BIRMINGHAM

    Double Wimbledon Champion joins stellar line-up featuring eight of world’s top 10 players  Wimbledon hero and fan favourite, Petra Kvitova will kick off her return to grass court tennis at this year’s Aegon Classic Birmingham at Edgbaston Priory Club, June 17-25th. The two time Wimbledon Champion returned to tennis at Roland Garros, less than six…

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  • TUESDAY START FOR SHARAPOVA AS BEST EVER PLAYER FIELD KICKS OFF IN LESS THAN THREE WEEKS

    Excitement is reaching fever pitch ahead of this year’s Aegon Classic Birmingham at Edgbaston Priory Club, June 17-25th, which boasts the strongest line-up of players in the tournament’s history. Eight of the World’s Top Ten female players will do battle over the course of week in what will be an extraordinary showcase of top class…

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  • Maria Sharapova to play Aegon Classic Birmingham

    Five-time Grand Slam Champion, Maria Sharapova, will play the Aegon Classic Birmingham for the first time in seven years, and has committed to playing both the 2017 and 2018 events. The former world No.1 is the first of seven Main Draw singles wild cards to be announced for this summer’s British WTA grass court events…

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  • KERBER, PLISKOVA AND CIBULKOVA JOIN ‘STRONGEST EVER’ LINE-UP AS EIGHT OF THE TOP TEN HEAD TO EDGBASTON

    Two-time Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber, World No.3 Karolina Pliskova and World No.5 Dominika Cibulkova have all joined this year’s glittering Aegon Classic Birmingham player field. The 2017 tournament will feature eight of the World’s Top Ten players in the WTA Rankings – the strongest line-up of talent ever seen on the grass courts of…

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  • Muguruza joins big-hitting line-up for Aegon Classic Birmingham

    Reigning French Open champion and former Wimbledon runner-up Garbiñe Muguruza added her name to the growing list of stars set to compete at this year’s Aegon Classic Birmingham. Murguruza, the World No.6, is one of four Top Ten players set to compete on the immaculate grass courts of the Edgbaston Priory Club from 17-25th June….

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  • KEYS, HALEP AND SAFAROVA LEAD ALL-STAR LINE-UP IN BIRMINGHAM

    Defending Aegon Classic Birmingham champion Madison Keys, former Grand Slam finalists Simona Halep and Lucie Safarova are all set to join Great Britain’s Johanna Konta at the Edgbaston Priory Club from 17-25th June this year. “Winning the title in Birmingham last year was an unbelievable moment for me and I’m looking forward to getting back…

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  • Looking ahead to the No5 sponsored National Squash Club Championships 2017

    The No5 sponsored National Squash Club Championships 2017 Finals weekend will take place from Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd April at Edgbaston Priory Club. The Finals weekend, which is free to spectators, sees the best club teams in England compete for the right to be the National Team Champions with the winners of the Men’s…

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  • INTERNATIONAL TENNIS RETURNS TO EDGBASTON PRIORY CLUB

    International tennis returns to the historic Edgbaston Priory Club this week, as the Aegon GB Pro-Series gets underway from 5th -11th February. The venue, which has hosted the Aegon Classic Birmingham on its famous grass courts since 1982, welcomes world-class women’s tennis again. The tournament is an International Tennis Federations (ITF) women’s $15,000 event and…

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  • Why Dan Evans success is part of a much wider tennis story in Birmingham

    Birmingham’s Dan Evans has enjoyed a successful few weeks, reaching his first ATP tour Final, beating two top ten players and reaching  the last 16 of a Grand Slam for the first time. Evans, who trains at Edgbaston Priory Club when in the UK, is part of a much wider tennis story in Birmingham which…

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