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Main draw announced for Schroders Battle of the Brits

  • 12/06/2020

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Kyle and andy

Today the draw has been announced for both the singles and doubles group-stages of the Schroders Battle of the Brits. 

Making up the Tim Henman singles group are, James Ward, Liam Broady, Andy Murray and Kyle Edmund.

The stand out clash on the Henman group will be when two former British No.1s face off. Kyle Edmund will be hoping to improve on his record against Andy Murray, with Andy winning 3 of the 4 matches against his fellow Brit. Another interesting match-up in the Henman group is James Ward and Liam Broady. The pair will compete for the first time in four years, since James won a tight clash in the Granby Challenger quarter-finals.

Next up is the Greg Rusedski group that consists of Jack Draper, Jay Clarke, Cam Norrie and Dan Evans.

Dan Evans & Cam Norrie

The two highest ranked singles players in the group – Dan Evans and Cam Norrie, have only faced off once before, in 2016 when the current British No.1 came out the victor. The Greg Rusedski group also has presented the chance to see Jay Clarke & Jack Draper match up for the first time. Giving British tennis fans a look at two rising stars in the men’s game.

Competing in the Paul Hutchins doubles group are, Liam Broady & Cam Norrie, Dan Evans & Lloyd Glasspool and Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski.

Finally, those playing in the Cathie Sabin doubles group consist of Kyle Edmund & Jack Draper, Dom Inglot & Jay Clarke, and Joe Salisbury & Jonny O’Mara.

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Schroders Battle of the Brits

The Schroders Battle of the Brits event will take place at the LTA's National Tennis Centre from the 23-28 June, with Britain's top-ranked men's players taking part across the five days. The event will be played in a round robin format, with the winners and runners up from both the groups progressing to the semi-finals and final in both the singles and doubles.

The tournament has been co-organised by seven-times Grand Slam doubles and mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray, alongside Schroders and Amazon Prime Video, and the LTA is working closely with Jamie on event preparations.

The event will bring much-missed live sport to fans, while raising a minimum of £100,000 for NHS Charities Together.

Where can you watch?

Sports fans will be able to watch the live action exclusively on Amazon Prime Video in the UK and Ireland and on Eurosport and Tennis Channel in the US.

 

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