21 Results for tag: Aegon Classic

Naomi Broady: Wildcard so important to help fund coaching

BIRMINGHAM, UK – Naomi Broady talked to Britwatch Sports about how the Wimbledon wildcard could help her in her quest to get back into the Top 100 More

Keys unlocks Aegon Classic title

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Madison Keys [7] def. Barbora Strycova 6-3 6-4 Keys wins her second WTA title, and a second on grass, having won in Eastbourne, 2014 BIRMINGHAM, UK – Madison Keys cemented her place in the World Top 10, with her second career and grass title, beating Barbora Strycova 6-3 6-4 ... More

Here comes the rain again

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham, under an umbrella. Four days to complete the first round Consecutive days of Met Office Yellow weather warnings Saved by investment into wet-weather facilities BIRMINGHAM, UK – A torrential few days in Birmingham tested the Aegon Classic’s upgraded facilities to the ... More

Strycova & Vandeweghe: Highs & lows of Olympic Tennis

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Fifth ranked American Coco Vandeweghe & fourth ranked Czech Barbora Strycova battled through a tough semi-final at the Aegon Classic before revealing their Olympic stories BIRMINGHAM, UK – As the European summer swing hits its final strides we focus on the Olympic fortunes ... More

Keys v Strycova – WTA Birmingham Final

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Madison Keys [7] v Barbora Strycova – H2H: Keys leads 2-1 BIRMINGHAM, UK – After some challenging weather, 2014 finalist Barbora Strycova gets a second shot at the title, when she faces last seed standing, Madison Keys. BUY Tickets for UK Tennis Against all odds ... More

No Top 10 distraction for Keys on way to final

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Madison Keys [7] def. Carla Suárez Navarro [6] 3-6 6-3 7-6(3) Reaches the Top 10 for the first time Will bid for her second grass court title BIRMINGHAM, UK – Madison Keys not only booked her place in the Aegon Classic final, but also broke the Top 10 for the first time ... More

Kerber stumbles as Birmingham semis are set

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Carla Suárez Navarro [6] v Madison Keys [7] Coco Vandeweghe v Barbora Strycova BIRMINGHAM, UK – Defending champion Angelique Kerber bowed out on a packed schedule as the Aegon Classic semi-final line-up was set. BUY Tickets for UK Tennis   Carla Suárez ... More

Konta & Watson bow out in Birmingham

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Yanina Wickmayer def. Johanna Konta [9] 6-3 6-3 Barbora Strycova def. Heather Watson 7-5 6-4 BIRMINGHAM, UK – British No. 1 Johanna Konta followed compatriot Heather Watson out of the Aegon Classic, as the schedule played catch-up from the weather. BUY Tickets for UK ... More

Aegon Classic tested to the limit with weather

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Tournament Director Patrick Hughesman talks to us about the state of the art changes at Birmingham in one of its most challenging wet-weather years BIRMINGHAM, UK – Amidst thunder and torrential rain, the investment in the Aegon Classic’s courts and facilities have been ... More

Petkovic: A new love affair with grass

By Ros Satar, in Birmingham Andrea Petkovic shares her philosophies on loving grass again, Eurovision and much more in what is becoming our annual natter BIRMINGHAM, UK – Andrea Petkovic can eschew the sad movies for another round at least, after advancing at the Aegon Classic. BUY Tickets for UK ... More