Best line-up in Aegon Classic Birmingham history


The Aegon Classic Birmingham tennis tournament is just over five weeks away and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is excited to announce the strongest player field in the event’s history.

Ten of the top 20 players in the world will travel to the city this summer with Simona Halep and defending champion Ana Ivanovic currently ranked inside the world’s top 10.

Also confirmed to play at the Edgbaston Priory Club between 15-21 June are Grand Slam winners Victoria Azarenka and Svetlana Kuznetsova.

They will be joined by the German trio of Andrea Petkovic, Angelique Kerber and Sabine Lisicki as well as rising stars of women’s tennis Madison Keys and Garbine Muguruza.

Spectators at the WTA Premier event will witness many of the world’s best players in the lead up to The Championships, Wimbledon.

10 of top 20 players in the world:

NAME

AGE

RANKING

NATIONALITY

Simona Halep

23

2

ROU

Ana Ivanovic

27

7

SRB

Andrea Petkovic

27

10

GER

Angelique Kerber

27

11

GER

Carla Suarez-Navarro

26

12

ESP

Karolina Pliskova

23

13

CZE

Lucie Safarova

28

14

CZE

Madison Keys

20

17

USA

Sabine Lisicki

25

19

GER

Garbine Muguruza

21

20

ESP

In "RESOURCES"

Essentials

Maps & Guides

Maps & Guides for your visit.

Read More

Getting around

Getting around Birmingham couldn’t be easier...

Read More

What's on

Search for places, events & accommodation...

Read More

Festivals & events

Take a look at what’s on now and coming up here...

Read More

FROM TWITTER

RT @CCfunkandsoul: Victoria square Birmingham this afternoon thanks for being GROOVY😎 https://t.co/bbS1rABDL7

RT @h_foxh: Another fantastic @BhamWeekender full of spectacular events like the @BRB performance at the @bullring who are always a treat t…

RT @ShoppingInBham: What an incredible weekend! Threes days of non-stop dancing, live music and theatre, @BhamWeekender rocked #Birmingham…

RT @marcsilk: Best escalator ride EVER!! @BostinBrass @BhamWeekender #Birmingham #escalator https://t.co/ClH4sOhOEX

Festivals & events

Sporting highlights

Culture

Art Galleries

Birmingham’s art collection is as wide as it is impressive. 

Read More

Stage & Screen

From touring West End shows to showcasing local talent.

Read More

Music

A huge arena tour or an intimate gig?  You’ll find it here.

Read More

Film

Multiplexes, the UK’s oldest working cinema or art house cool?

Read More

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

A vibrant museum in the heart of the city with over 40 galleries.

Read More

Dance

A diverse range of dance groups and venues.

Read More

See More, Feel More

Come, stay and soak up the culture in one of Europe's most vibrant cities.

Read More

Shopping

Shoppinginbirmingham.com

Plan the perfect shopping trip with full store, centre and brand directories.

Read More

Shopping centres

From the world-famous, 21st Century Bullring to the Victorian elegance of the Great Western Arcade.

Read More

Vibrant streets

Linking the centres are Birmingham’s bustling shopping streets, packed with major brands and boutique independents.

Read More

Markets

Don’t miss Birmingham’s amazing markets – whether it’s the 850-year old Bullring markets or the...

Read More

Jewellery Quarter

Home to more diamond rings, finishing touches and tokens of love than anywhere else in...

Read More

Getting Married in Birmingham

We have everything covered from the rings right up to the venue itself.

Read More