By Ros Satar
- Jamie Murray joins the doubles line-up
- Andy Murray & Kyle Edmund will play the inaugural Tie-Break Tens
LONDON, UK – Fresh from their triumph in Ghent, helping Aegon GB to a tenth Davis Cup title, Andy and Jamie Murray and Kyle Edmund will all be at the Champions Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall.
The draw, made last week will also pit former British No. 1 and World No. 4 Tim Henman alongside another former World No. 4 James Blake, in the evening session with Jamie Murray set to play doubles in the afternoon and evening session on Wednesday.
On Saturday, Andy Murray will help launch the inaugural Tie Break Tens format of quick-fire tennis. Henman, Edmund and World No. 7 David Ferrer are also on the line-up with two more players to make up the field, one qualifying from the Champions Tennis field.
Each of the ten matches at Tie Break Tens will be contested over a first-to-ten-point tie-break with a round robin format of three players. The prize is a cheque for £250,000!
This year, Champions Tennis will feature Aegon Crowd Call – a unique line-calling system where spectators hold up cards which read ‘in’ or ‘out’!
FULL ORDER OF PLAY*
ATP Champions Tour Singles
Group A Blake, El Aynaoui, Henman
Group B Gonzalez, Grosjean, Malisse
Wednesday 2nd December
Gonzalez v Malisse
Larsson/Leconte v Murray/Wilander
Blake v Henman
Grosjean /Murray v El Aynaoui/Pernfors
Thursday 3rd December
Grosjean v Gonzalez
Cash/Larsson v El Aynaoui/Leconte
McEnroe v Wilander
Bahrami/Malisse v Henman/Pernfors
Friday 4th December
Grosjean v Malisse
Bahrami/Larsson v Pernfors/Wilander
Tie Break Tens Qualifier Blake v Malisse
Blake v El Aynaoui
Tie Break Tens Qualifier El Aynaoui v Gonzalez
Cash/Grosjean v Gonzalez/Leconte
Saturday 5th December
El Aynaoui v Henman
Tie Break Tens Qualifier Final
Bahrami/McEnroe v Cash/Pernfors
LIVE ON SKY SPORTS
Tie Break Tens – Andy Murray, Tim Henman, David Ferrer, Kyle Edmund, a qualifier and one player TBC
LIVE ON SKY SPORTS
Sunday 6th December
ATP Champions Tour Final
Bahrami/TBC v Pernfors/TBC
At 4.00 pm
Leconte v McEnroe
Cash/TBC v Larsson/Wilander
*All timings may be subject to change and are dependent on the length of play. The Management reserves the right to alter the order of play at any time.
Champions Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall is the season finale of the ATP Champions Tour, played over five days with two sessions each day in the afternoon and the evening.
Available tickets can be purchased at http://www.royalalberthall.com/tennis or by calling the Royal Albert Hall box office on +44 (0) 20 7070 4404. Hospitality packages are available via http://www.championstennis.co.uk/hospitality/ or by calling +44 (0) 20 8233 5854.
For more information about Champions Tennis at the Royal Albert Hall, go to www.championstennis.co.uk
For more information about Tie Break Tens, go to http://www.tiebreaktens.com.
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