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Konta to face Vekic in Aegon Open Nottingham final with Brits Robson and Rae looking to replicate Skupskis’ success in doubles

Konta to face Vekic in Aegon Open Nottingham final with Brits Robson and Rae looking to replicate Skupskis’ success in doubles

World No. 8 Johanna Konta will face Croatia’s Donna Vekic in Sunday’s WTA International singles final at the Aegon Open Nottingham with fellow Britons Laura Robson and Jocelyn Rae in the doubles decider, as the last few tickets remain for Finals Day. Brits already enjoyed success at the sold-out Nottingham Tennis Centre as Liverpudlian brothers Neal and […]

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Konta to face Rybarikova on sold-out semi finals day at Aegon Open Nottingham

Konta to face Rybarikova on sold-out semi finals day at Aegon Open Nottingham

World No. 8 Johanna Konta will take on Slovak World No. 117 Magdalena Rybarikova in the Aegon Open Nottingham semifinals in front of a sell-out home crowd on Saturday, as the British No. 1 looks to reach her first ever WTA final on grass. Top seed Konta, whose previous best result in the tournament was […]

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Konta in singles and doubles action on Aegon Open Nottingham Quarter Finals Day

Konta in singles and doubles action on Aegon Open Nottingham Quarter Finals Day

  British No. 1 Johanna Konta will be in both the singles and doubles quarterfinals at the Aegon Open Nottingham on Friday, facing Australia’s Ashleigh Barty first up on Centre Court before pairing up with Yanina Wickmayer to play third seeds Casey Dellacqua and Hao-Ching Chan third on Court 1. Fellow Brits Laura Robson and […]

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Some-‘ping’ great coming as table tennis returns to the city

Some-‘ping’ great coming as table tennis returns to the city

From Friday, 16 June visitors and locals alike will be able to play table tennis across the city, all summer. The highly successful Ping! festival offers 25 tables in public places across the city, with the invitation to grab a bat and have a great time. All the equipment is provided at no cost. 2016 […]

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Konta to face doubles partner Wickmayer for place in Aegon Open Nottingham singles quarter finals

Konta to face doubles partner Wickmayer for place in Aegon Open Nottingham singles quarter finals

Home favourite Johanna Konta will come up against a familiar face in the Aegon Open Nottingham second round as the World No. 8 takes on her Belgian doubles partner Yanina Wickmayer in the WTA International singles event on Thursday, after the pair came back from a set down to beat Chia-Jung Chuang and Renata Voracova […]

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French Open finalist Barty returns to Aegon Open Nottingham Centre Court as Konta begins doubles campaign

French Open finalist Barty returns to Aegon Open Nottingham Centre Court as Konta begins doubles campaign

French Open doubles runner-up Ashleigh Barty will be looking to replicate her 2016 quarter final run on Wednesday at the Aegon Open Nottingham, a day that also sees British No. 1 Johanna Konta feature in the women’s doubles event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre. Australian Barty, who was the surprise package in the East Midlands […]

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Konta and Watson headline action-packed Tuesday at Aegon Open Nottingham

Konta and Watson headline action-packed Tuesday at Aegon Open Nottingham

World No. 8 Johanna Konta will be the first of five Brits on Centre Court in a packed Tuesday schedule at the Aegon Open Nottingham, with British No. 2 Heather Watson taking on 2016 runner-up Alison Riske and wild cards Cam Norrie and Brydan Klein starring in the concurrent ATP Challenger event. Top seed Konta […]

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Robson, Broady and Clarke in Monday’s Main Draw Action on Centre Court at Aegon Open Nottingham

Robson, Broady and Clarke in Monday’s Main Draw Action on Centre Court at Aegon Open Nottingham

British wild cards Laura Robson, Jay Clarke and Liam Broady will all feature in a jam-packed first day of main draw action at the Aegon Open Nottingham on Charity Day Monday. On a day that all gate receipts from the event go to Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, tennis star Robson, 23, will […]

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Brit Silva one win away from Aegon Open Nottingham Main Draw

Brit Silva one win away from Aegon Open Nottingham Main Draw

British wild card Eden Silva is just one win away from reaching the main draw of a WTA event for the first time after beating Deniz Khazaniuk in three sets at the Aegon Open Nottingham and will feature second on Centre Court on Sunday. The 21-year-old got past Israel’s Khazaniuk, ranked 455 places higher than […]

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Local star Christie on Centre Court on day new French Open Champion heads to Aegon Open Nottingham

Local star Christie on Centre Court on day new French Open Champion heads to Aegon Open Nottingham

A home-grown rising star and newly crowned French Open champion are among those serving up the action on the opening day of qualifying at the Aegon Open Nottingham on Saturday, 10 June. Nottingham’s own Freya Christie, 19, is second up on Centre Court against Czech third seed Tereza Martincova, in what will be a testing […]

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