Tennis in Eastbourne
For Eastbourne Tennis look no further. Devonshire Park hosts six major tennis tournaments each year, from the AEGON International ladies and mens tennis, to junior and veteran events. Home of the International Lawn Tennis Centre sports, meetings and conference venue, also hire grass courts or join the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club for coaching and events.
Devonshire Park Tennis Club is open until 7 September 2013.
Visit us at Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ.
AEGON International 15 - 22 June '13
BBC to have live daily coverage
The BBC has signed a deal with the LTA to cover the Aegon International in Eastbourne this June after a five year break, showcasing tennis from some of the world’s top male and female players. Coverage will commence from Tuesday 18 June through to the finals on Saturday 22 June and will be broadcast live on BBC Two HD and online.
Defending champion Tamira Paszek has confirmed she will return to defend her title with world No.4 Agnieszka Radwanska, the highest ranked player to enter the event so far, will be looking for another successful grass court season having reached the final of The Championships, Wimbledon last year, as will World No.6 Angelique Kerber and 2011 champion Marion Bartoli, who will both be returning to the event.
But they will come up against stiff competition with British No.1 Laura Robson already confirmed and former world No.1 Ana Ivanovic and former two-time Grand Slam Champion Svetlana Kuznetsova also lined-up for the tournament held 15-22 June.
The men’s draw has 2012 runner up Andreas Seppi attempting to go one better this year and reclaim the title he won in 2011 after going down 6-3, 6-2 to Andy Roddick in last year’s final. Frenchman and former world No.6 Gilles Simon is the current No.1 seed while Argentinean Juan Monaco and last year’s quarter-finalist at Wimbledon, Philipp Kohlschreiber, are also in the draw.