Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2023: Preview, player list, draw and how to watch
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As the grass court season comes into full fruition, the WTA 250 event is scheduled to make its return to Edgbaston Priory Club. With a total of 20 top 50 players set to compete, this year’s star-studded line up is sure to impress. Find out everything you need to know about the 2023 Rothesay Classic Birmingham.
When is the Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2023?
Qualifying for the main draw starts on Saturday 17 June.
The main draw will take place from Monday 19 June to Sunday 25 June.
How to watch the Rothesay Classic Birmingham?
You can watch this year’s Rothesay Classic Birmingham main draw exclusively on the BBC.
Where is the Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2023 being played?
The Rothesay Classic Birmingham will be held at the Edgbaston Priory Club in central Birmingham.
Founded in 1964, the club is the host of the inaugural WTA 250 event, with the ‘Ann Jones Court’ stadium holding a capacity of 2,500 seats.
Which British players are competing at Rothesay Classic Birmingham?
Boulter and Burrage have been two of the stars of the Rothesay Open Nottingham - both competing in the semi-finals this weekend - the first WTA semi-finals of their careers.
Naiktha Bians, Eden Silva, Emily Appleton and Amelia Rajecki are all in qualifying action.
Who is playing at the Rothesay Classic Birmingham 2023?
Former seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, wildcard Venus Williams, is set to make her first appearance this season since her performance at the ASB Classic in Auckland earlier this year. Williams will not be the only former Grand Slam winner to grace the line up, however, as Barbora Krejcikova and Jelena Ostapenko are both set to return to fight for what would be their first title in Birmingham.
Top 20 player Madison Keys will also accompany Krejcikova and Ostapenko in the long list of stars announced to play at the Rothesay Classic, along with the likes of last year’s finalist, China’s Shuai Zhang, and yet another former world No.1, Belgium’s star player, Elise Mertens.
Who are the Rothesay Classic Birmingham reigning champions?
- Women’s singles – Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA)
- Women’s doubles – Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) & Jelena Ostapenko (LAT)
When is the Rothesay Classic Birmingham draw?
All information on the Rothesay Classic Birmingham draws and order of play will be available in our Score Centre.