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Sun safety to the fore at the Rothesay Birmingham Classic


Spectators at the Rothesay Birmingham Classic will be provided with sunscreen samples and sun safety education as they attend the prestigious tournament at the Edgbaston Priory Club taking place 17-25 June, thanks to a partnership announced today between the LTA and NIVEA Sun.

The NIVEA Sun Safety Van, stationed at the tournament’s entrance, will provide sunscreen to help protect arriving spectators from the sun,and across the Priory Club there will be opportunities to win prizes and seek shade in the dedicated shade zones.

Gary Stewart, LTA Head of Commerical said; “We want all attendees, volunteers and staff to have the best possible experience at the Rothesay Classic Birmingham. That includes protecting themselves from the sun while enjoying the world-class tennis and we’re delighted to be working with NIVEA Sun to raise awareness and engage our audiences to be sun safe.”

Andrew Rawle, Nivea’s Marketing Director Northern Europe said: “We are very proud to be the official Suncare Partner of the Birmingham Rothesay Classic Tennis Tournament. As the world’s number 1 Suncare brand*, it is our mission to ensure everyone is sun safe, and this summer we will deliver sun safety education to the heart of the tennis community in our local city of Birmingham.  We look forward to making the 2023 Birmingham Rothesay Tennis Classic the most sun safe tournament yet.”

*Source: Euromonitor International Limited; Beauty and Personal Care 2023ed; NIVEA in the category Sun Care, incl. Sun Protection, Aftersun and Self-Tanning; in retail value terms, 2022 data

This year’s Rothesay Birmingham Classic will feature some of the world’s best tennis players including the legendary Venus Williams, and former Grand Slam winners Barbora Krejcikova and Jelena Ostapenko.

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