Champions Tennis London

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Tennis

Champions Tennis London ~ Saturday 25 & Sunday 26 June

🎾 Champions Tennis London returns for 2022 with a new home at the Hurlingham Club in south-west London. 

NEWSFLASH: CONGRATULATIONS to Team Malisse who were victorious at 2022 Champions Tennis London after two days of memorable legends action at the Hurlingham Club. 

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Previously played at the Royal Albert Hall, where it enjoyed a memorable stay, Champions Tennis London is the ATP Champions Tour’s longest running tournament which – since 1997 – has welcomed a host of the sport’s biggest names and personalities to play competitively in both singles matches and entertaining doubles matches.  This year event moves to The Hurlingham Club in Fulham as it prepares to welcome old and new fans alike. 

Previous players at the tournament include legends such as John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Bjorn Borg, Pat Rafter, Goran Ivanisevic and Andy Roddick.  In 2021 Greg Rusedski led his team to Champions Tennis London glory, while GB superstar and US Open winner Emma Radacanu wowed the crowds in an exhibition match against Elena-Gabriela Ruse.

This weekend all tennis roads lead to SW6 for an eagerly anticipated weekend of competitive and entertaining action.  New for 2022 Champions Tennis London (action on Saturday and Sunday) has been incorporated as part of the Giorgio Armani Tennis Classic which takes place during the week.  Hospitality packages for the Tennis Classic on 21, 22 and 24 June are on sale separately here.

Taking place on Saturday 25 June and Sunday 26 June the daily running order for Champions Tennis London (see below) includes two singles and two double matches. 

Already confirmed for the tournament is former world No.1 Leyton Hewitt, the 2001 US Open and 2022 Wimbledon men’s singles champion.  Joining Hewitt is Marcos Baghdatis who reached the 2006 Australian Open final in the same year he was a semi-finalist at Wimbledon.  Together with Xavier Malisse they will represent Team Malisse.  Meanwhile, Team Rusedski is led by 1997 US Open finalist and former British No.1 Greg Rusedski who teams up with Tommy Haas and Radek Stepanek who achieved a world ranking of No.2 and No.8 respectively.  As ever the competition will be fierce and fans can get involved cheering on the players as they fight it out for the Champions Tennis trophy.

A Legends Weekend Package is available for both Saturday and Sunday giving ticket holders the chance to experience everything the Giorgio Armani Classic has to offer.  Enjoy free flowing beer, wine and soft drinks, access to the exclusive Courtside Bar and a variety of gourmet food options (note: food not included in the ticket price) and all of the ATP Champions Tour action from the comfort of a premium grandstand seat.

Champions Tennis London is a unique opportunity for tennis fans to watch their favourite legends in the unique surroundings of the hidden gem that is The Hurlingham Park and its picturesque 42 acres of grounds, making for a truly memorable summer sporting experience.   

🎟️ Tickets are currently off-sale.

⏱️ Play starts each day at 2.30pm. 

🎾 Daily Order of Play as follows:-

🚊 🚗 Travel tips: The Hurlingham Club is easily accessible by rail with Putney Bridge tube station (on the District Line) the nearest station.  See this ‘map and directions guide for more information. 

About Champions Tennis: Played annually in the UK Champions Tennis London is a unique tennis event previously set within the iconic Royal Albert Hall where previous Grand Slam Champions and World No1s take to the stage to battle it out in one of London’s most famed venues. 

Champions Tennis has welcomed a host of the sport’s biggest names and personalities to play competitively in both singles matches and entertaining doubles matches, with previous players including John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Bjorn Borg, Pat Rafter, Marat Safin, Goran Ivanisevic and Andy Roddick.

Whilst the crowds are treated to high quality tennis and entertainment in a breath-taking environment, players also feel privileged to play in an atmospheric arena which in 2022 is at The Hurlingham Club, a hidden gem of London set in 42 acres of magnificent grounds.

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