Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2022: Preview, live stream, schedule and draw
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From its first champion in Billie Jean King to reigning champion Ons Jabeur, the Rothesay Classic Birmingham has welcomed a number of tennis greats over the years, and this year, the tournament promises an array of talent like no other.
With a total of 16 top 50 players scheduled to be action, the 2022 Rothesay Classic vows to be an unforgettable affair.
Find out everything you need to know about the 2022 Rothesay Classic Birmingham.
When is the Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2022?
The main draw will take place from Monday 13 June to Sunday 19 June.
Which British players will be competing in the Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2022?
Wildcards for the WTA draw to be announced soon.
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Who is playing at the Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2022?
Former Roland Garros champion - the one and only Barbora Krejcikova – returns to the Rothesay Classic Birmingham for a second time in her career after having made her debut in 2018. The Czech powerhouse has an outstanding selection of accolades, including a phenomenal 16 doubles titles and one singles. Yet, she is not the only top 20 player to be gracing the courts of the Edgbaston Priory Club.
The world No.14 will be joined by some of the most decorated women in the sport, including former Roland Garros winner, 25-year-old Jelena Ostapenko.
Ostapenko is no stranger to the beauty of the grass court events, having previously advanced to the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 2018, and taken home the Eastbourne International trophy in 2021. Now, she has a new challenge in her sights as she prepares to return to Birmingham for a fourth time. Could it be fourth time lucky for the two-time Birmingham Classic quarter-finalist or is she destined for another year of quarter-final finishers?
Top 20 player Simona Halep will also accompany Krejcikova and Ostapenko in the long list of stars announced to play at the Rothesay Classic, along with the likes of two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, and the current world No.16 Camila Giorgi.
Who are the Rothesay Classic Birmingham reigning champions?
- Women’s singles – Ons Jabeur (TUN)
- Women’s doubles – Marie Bouzková (CZE) & Lucie Hradecká (CZE)
When is the Rothesay Classic Birmingham draw?
Details of the Rothesay Classic Birmingham draw to be announced soon.
How to watch the Rothesay Classic Birmingham draw?
You can watch this year’s Rothesay Classic Birmingham main draw exclusively on the BBC.