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Andy Roddick and Andreas Seppi will contest the men’s title, while Angelique Kerber and Tamira Paszek will fight for the women’s on Saturday, as the singles events draw to a close at the AEGON International.
Meanwhile, Colin Fleming & Ross Hutchins won the AEGON International doubles title, beating Ken Skupski & Jamie Delgado 6-4, 6-3 in the final.
In the GB v USA Junior Challenge Trophy there were singles victories for all five of the British players; Joshua Ward-Hibbert, Liam Broady, Peter Ashley, Luke Bambridge and Kyle Edmund, resulting in a 6-2 win against the USA after two days of matches.
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George Morgan and Lewis Burton have secured their place in the Wimbledon Main Draw Men's Doubles draw after successfully coming through Wimbledon Qualifying at the Bank of England Sports Ground, Roehampton.
Morgan, 19, and Burton, 20, who reached the final of The Championships, Wimbledon boys' doubles in 2010, beat the eighth seeds Adrian Menendez-MacEiras and Philipp Oswald 7-6(1), 4-6, 7-5 in the final round of qualifying to finish as one of the four pairs to qualify for next week's main draw.
The rest of the British players learnt their round one opponents in the singles events at The Championships, Wimbledon, after the draw was held at the All England Lawn Tennis Club on Friday morning.
British players learn first round Wimbledon opponents
ITF Turkey F24 Futures – Men’s singles
Richard Gabb is through to the quarter-finals in Turkey. In the last eight he plays Michael Linzer (AUT).
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$10,000 Williamsburg - Women's doubles
Briton Laura Deigman and Irish partner Julia Moriarty are through to the final of the women's doubles in America.
Playing as top seeds, the British/Irish duo will either play American second seeds Jacqueline Cako & Whitney Jones or qualifiers Daiana Negreanu & Yasmine Guimaraes in a bid to claim the championship title.
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$10,000 Sharm El Sheikh – Women’s doubles
Sabrina Bamburac and Serbian partner Barbara Bonic have reached the semi-finals of the women's doubles. In the last four they play second seeds Evgeniya Svintsova (RUS) & Nadia Abdala (MEX).
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Grade 4, Latvia – Boys’ singles
Joshua Paris is through to the boys’ singles semi-finals in Latvia. Having already won through three rounds of matches, he now faces eighth seed Bulgarian Pacal Klos.
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Grade 4, Denmark – Boys’ doubles
Shakeel Manji and Japanese partner Leo Julien Sebaoun are through to the boys’ doubles semi-finals in Denmark. They now play Swedish pairing Tom Georg Hjertonsson & Joaskim Pinola.
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Grade 3, Ukraine – Boys’ singles & doubles
Alexander Sendegeya has won through to the quarter-finals in the Ukraine. Seeded eighth, he will face Piotr Lomacki of Poland who knocked out the top seed in the second round. In the boys’ doubles, top seeds Billy Harris & Christopher Pearce are into the semi-finals and next play Ukrainian duo Vitalii Shcherba & Vadym Ursu.
Grade 3, Tunisia – Boys’ singles & doubles
Fifth seed Thomas Colautti is in the boys’ singles quarter-finals. Colautti, who has not dropped a set all week will now play qualifier Jorge Martinez Martinez of Spain. Colautti is also in the boys’ singles with Simeon Rossier (SUI). The pair, who are seeded first are through to the second round. Joel Cannell also joins his compatriot in the second round with partner Gabriele Moghini (SUI).
TE Category 3, Italy – Girls singles & doubles
Claudia Hallsworth has won through to the girls’ singles finals in Italy. Having qualified for the event and come through four rounds of main draw singles matches, she now faces Italian Giulia Peoni for the championship title. Meanwhile British pairing Donia Abdel-Aziz & Maria Budin play Australians Gabriela Ruffels & Kyra Yap in the in the girls’ doubles final.
TE Category 3, 12U, Latvia – Boys’ & girls’ singles & doubles
Ewen Lumsden finished as runner-up in the boys’ singles in Latvia. In the final, the Briton faced Russian Alexey Zakharov but was defeated 6-2, 6-2. Aidan McHugh was also in action but was beaten in the semi-finals by overall winner Alexey Zakharov. In the boys’ doubles, Lumsden & McHugh teamed up and reached the semi-finals before being defeated.
In the girls’ singles Ali Collins has claimed the winner’s title after overcoming Natalia Boltinskaya 7-5, 6-2. Collins then had further success in the girls’ doubles with compatriot Alexandra Hunter as the pair defeated Deniza Marcinkevica & Daniela Vismane 6-4, 6-4 in the final.
TE Category 3, 14U Latvia – Boys’ & girls’ singles & doubles
Top seed Robert Leck reached the boys’ singles semi-finals before losing out to third seed Artem Dubrivnyy of Russia 6-2, 6-2.
Second seed Georgina Axon has won through to the final of the girls’ singles where she will play fourth seed Vera Lapko (BLR). Axon was also in doubles action with Olivia Tomkins. The pair won through to the semi-finals before being defeated by the Russian third seeds.
TE Category 3, 16U Latvia – Boys’ & girls’ singles & doubles
Top seed Jay Clarke is in the boys’ singles final. Having won through four rounds of matches already, he meets eighth seed Matej Kostadinov. In the doubles Vincent Gillespie & Daniel Little finished as runners-up after being defeated 6-3, 6-1 by Matej Kostadinov & Kai Laenzlinger in the final.
In the girls’ event, top seed Maia Lumsden has also reached the final. To contest the title she must play fourth seed Anna Gabric. Lumsden has already experienced success in the girls doubles where, along with partner Anna Blinkova of Russia, she won the girls’ title in three sets.
TE Category 3, Portugal – Boys’ & girls’ singles & doubles
Marcus Walters is through to the boys’ singles semi-finals in Hungary. Playing as top seed, Walters will now face Guilherme Wojciechowski of Brazil. Walters is also in the boys’ doubles semi-finals with Spanish partner Carles Sarrio Tamarit and the pair are seeded second.
In the girls’ singles top seed Eden Richardson has won through to the final. Richardson must play third seed Marta Oliveira in the last two.
Slovakia Open, ITF2
British No.1 Lucy Shuker completed a successful defence of her Slovakia Open women's singles title on Friday after securing her second win without dropping a game in three days in Trnava. Shuker won the last of her three round-robin matches against Austria's Brigitte Seyer 6-0, 6-0 on Friday morning to win the ITF 2 Series tournament for the second successive year and claim her third singles title of 2012.
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The final of the annual Warwickshire Special Schools competition was once again held at the Edgbaston Priory Club alongside the AEGON Classic last week. Special Schools competition takes place at AEGON Classic
Today Serena Williams has rewarded over 100 girls from the London 'Nike Training Club (NTC) schools network who have completed the most workouts in their class. Serena Williams inspires girls to #MAKEITCOUNT
The latest Active People Survey results show an increase in weekly and monthly (16+) participation in tennis in England. APS results show increase in adult tennis participation
Jamie Murray received an ATP ACES For Charity grant, to benefit Children of the Andes, in a special ceremony on Friday at the AEGON Championships. Jamie Murray, Children of the Andes receive ATP ACES for Charity grant
A number of measures designed to modernise further the governance of British tennis were approved today by members at a General Meeting of the Lawn Tennis Association Limited (LTA) held at the National Tennis Centre, Roehampton. General Meeting of the Lawn Tennis Association Limited
Ball boys and ball girls were given a break from their AEGON International duties on Wednesday morning as they were taught some moves by a local dance crew. Ball Kids showcase dance moves with Street Styles 4 All
The British players have learnt their round one opponents in the singles events at The Championships, Wimbledon, after the draw was held at the All England Lawn Tennis Club on Friday morning. British players learn first round Wimbledon opponents
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