East Midlands teenager Katie Boulter is among four Brits in action on the first day of the Aegon Open Nottingham as qualifying for the WTA International event starts on Saturday, 4 June.

Katie Boulter
Katie Boulter

Boulter 19, takes on Renata Voracova of the Czech Republic – ranked ​361 places above her in the world – while Tara Moore is up against Zhaoxuan Yang of China.

Eden Silva of Essex, handed a wild card into qualifying, takes on Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Lisa Whybourn has a first up meeting with Yuxuan Zhang.


Elsewhere in qualifying, former Aegon International Eastbourne title winner Tamira Paszek is second seed in qualifying and, like top seed Kai-Lin Zhang, has a bye into the second round.

Play starts at 11:00 am and is free for spectators.

The Aegon Open Nottingham will see two tournaments take place in June, with the women’s WTA event being staged from 4-12 June 2016. Both tournaments will be an integral part of the British grass-court season, which features 11 international grass-court tournaments in eight venues across the country.

Fans can watch action at the Aegon Open Nottingham for as little as £5. Please visit the LTA website for more details.

COURT 1 start 11:00 am
Qualifying – P. Goncalves (BRA) vs [8] G. Min (USA)
Qualifying – L. Whybourn (GBR) vs Y. Zhang (CHN)
Qualifying – T. Moore (GBR) vs Z. Yang (CHN)

Not Before 6:00 pm
Qualifying – K. Boulter (GBR) vs R. Voracova (CZE)

COURT 2 start 11:00 am
Qualifying – A. Hlavackova (CZE) vs [5] Y. Wang (CHN)
Qualifying – C. Perrin (SUI) vs N. Bains (AUS)
Qualifying – G. Dabrowski (CAN) vs [WC] E. Silva (GBR)

Not Before 4:00 pm
Qualifying – [3] X. Han (CHN) vs M. Larcher de Brito (POR)

COURT 3 start 11:00 am
Qualifying – L. Zhu (CHN) vs [6] A. Kudryavtseva (RUS)
Qualifying – O. Savchuk (UKR) vs [7] H. Kuwata (JPN)
Qualifying – S. Vickery (USA) vs J. Boserup (USA)

COURT 4 start 11:00 am
Qualifying – [4] L. Kumkhum (THA) vs S. Aoyama (JPN)
Qualifying – A. Barty (AUS) vs Y. Xu (CHN)
Qualifying – A. Rosolska (POL) vs M. Honcova (SVK)