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LONDON, UK – Day 2 of Schroders Battle of the Brits sees former World No. 1 Andy Murray back in action once more after his opening win.

 

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What is Schroders Battle of the Brits?

Organised by Jamie Murray, the exhibition tournament in collaboration with Schroders and Amazon Prime Video will feature Britain’s top-ranked male players.

The tournament aims to raise a minimum of £100,000 for NHS Charities Together.

 

Who is playing?

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Group Tim Henman (Singles) Group Paul Hutchins (Doubles)
James Ward Liam Broady & Cameron Norrie
Liam Broady Dan Evans & Lloyd Glasspool
Andy Murray Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski
Kyle Edmund
Group Greg Rusedski (Singles) Group Cathie Sabin (Doubles)
Ryan Peniston Kyle Edmund & Ryan Peniston
Jay Clarke Dominic Inglot & Jay Clarke
Cameron Norrie Joe Salisbury & Jonny O’Mara
Dan Evans

 

Day 2 Schedule starting at 13:00 BST

Match One Match Two Match Three Match Four Match Five
Liam Broady v James Ward Salisbury & O’Mara v Peniston & Inglot Cameron Norrie v Ryan Peniston Kyle Edmund v Andy Murray Broady & Norrie v Evans & Glasspool

 

Match One – Liam Broady v James Ward | Ward leads H2H 1-0 (Challenger level)

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It could be a close match as Day Two’s opener, with the Challenger kings going head to head. Ward’s comeback saw some success with the Rennes Challenger final, with Broady’s best being the Calgary Challenger, just before lockdown.

It’s actually Ward who edges Broady on their win-lose stats in 2020, even if it appears that Broady has the edge on all with banter in the tournament WhatsApp group!

Prediction: Broady in three sets

 

Match Two – Joe Salisbury & Jonny O’Mara v Ryan Peniston and Dominic Inglot

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The top-ranked Brit in the doubles ranking was riding high at the start of the year winning a maiden Grand Slam title at the Australian Open with regular partner Rajeev Ram. He partnered Jamie Murray in the inaugural ATP Cup before his first major title, and this partnership could well be the one to beat.

 

Match Three – Cameron Norrie v Ryan Peniston | First Meeting

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The British No. 3 Norrie takes on Peniston, after Jack Draper had to withdraw with an abdominal injury.

Peniston took to the court for the first time, partnering Dominic Inglot, after Jay Clarke withdrew from the doubles with a sore knee.

Norrie was part of the duo which delivered a stunning triumph over pre-tournament favourites Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski, and after struggling to find his range, his pace and aggression was very telling.

Prediction: Norrie in straight sets

 

Match Four – Kyle Edmund v Andy Murray | Murray leads H2H 3-1

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All eyes on this match for a couple of reasons. Their last encounters in 2018 saw a slight shift in balance as Edmund got his first win over Murray as the former World No. 1 was making his comeback after his hip operation, and in typically gritty style Murray ground out a painful win in Washington.

In addition, it will be Murray’s second straight game in as many days, so expect everyone to keep a watchful eye on every movement, especially after his admission after his first round match that while his serving had been good, his timing and hitting from the back of the court needed improving.

Murray in peak form has all the variety to combat Edmund’s heavy-strike tennis, but a lot will depend on where his game is at right now.

Prediction: Edmund in three sets

 

Match Five – Liam Broady & Cameron Norrie v Dan Evans and Lloyd Glasspool

After their shock triumph over the pre-tournament favourites, expect Broady and Norrie to come out swinging as they take in ‘The Peaky Blinders’ with a real chance to seal a spot in the semi-finals.

On the other side of the net expect a lot of banter!

 

How to Watch Schroders Battle of the Brits

For viewers in UK and Ireland, the match will be shown on Amazon Prime Video – Sign up for a free trial.

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Viewers outside of the UK will be able to watch on Eurosport and Tennis Channel in the US.

 

Play starts at 1pm (BST).

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