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KEY DATES FOR WIMBLEDON 2016

Qualifying begins: 20 June

The Draw: 24 June

Pre-event Press Conferences: 25 & 26 June

Order of Play: 26 June

Championships begin: 27 June

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At the LTA’s Play Tennis Zone near Court 12 you can take part in activities including interactive tennis games and competitions to win prizes, or simply chat to friendly and knowledgeable LTA representatives about how to get more involved in British Tennis.

History

The relationship between Wimbledon and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) dates back to the formation of the governing body in 1888, at which point the All England Club passed over the guardianship of the national game. 

Funds generated by The Championships, are used by the LTA to develop tennis in Great Britain.

About the LTA

The LTA’s Mission is to:

•    Get more people playing tennis, more often.

The LTA’s Role is to:

•    Govern British tennis, develop the sport, and promote by increasing the appeal and awareness of tennis.

2017 Pre-Wimbledon Grass Court Tournaments

The Aegon summer tennis tournaments represent the start of the British grass court season, when the players come off the clay and start their preparations for the Championships, Wimbledon. In 2016, the events welcomed some of the best player fields in history and continue to provide the ideal opportunity to watch world-class players close up.

Tickets are now available for the 2017 tournaments, with adult tickets frozen at 2016 early bird prices*. Spectators can now purchase the best seats in the stands and save money!

*Refers to Aegon Open Nottingham and Aegon Classic Birmingham.

2017 Aegon Open Nottingham | 10-18 June

In 2017 the Aegon Open Nottingham will see some exciting changes with top international women’s and men’s tennis joining together to grace the pristine courts at the Nottingham Tennis Centre during one week of explosive grass court action.

The existing WTA International tournament will be joined by a men’s ATP Challenger Tour event, giving tennis fans of Nottingham the chance to see top male and female players in action in the same week. 

2016 saw some of the greatest players in the world take to the grass courts of Nottingham and next year promises to be even more exciting as the tournament goes from strength to strength.

2017 Aegon Classic Birmingham | 17-25 June

In 2016 15 of the World’s top 30 female players confirmed their attendance, making up the best player field in the tournament’s 35 year history. 2017 promises to be no different, so get up close to the action on court, as the stars of women’s tennis finalise their grass court preparations at this prestigious Premier level tournament.

2017 Aegon International Eastbourne | 24 June –1 July

2017 sees a significant and exciting change to the Aegon International Eastbourne, when the men’s ATP 250 event will once again return to the grass courts of Devonshire Park and combine with the women’s WTA Premier event, creating a fantastic tournament staged across nine days of explosive on court action. 

This sell out tournament will be more popular than ever with players and fans alike, so don’t miss your chance to secure the best centre court seats.


Contact the LTA

For more information about the LTA, please visit LTA.org.uk

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