On the WTA Tour, the AEGON International happens starting the 18th of June. This tournament is played on Grass, like most of the tournaments that happen on the WTA Tour this month, and will be played outdoors, for $637,000, with a Singles draw of 32 and a Doubles draw of 16. This Premier Level events is going to be held in Eastbourne, Great Britain, in preparation for our third tennis Grand Slam of the year, which is the Wimbledon Championships, which will be held in on grass courts in London, Great Britain.
This tournament will be held in Devonshire Park and one of the biggest and most famous players involved with this tournament is Martina Navratilova, who has won this tournament no less than eleven times. She also won the doubles quite a few times with Pam Shriver. Other winners that have taken home a championship trophy from this event in the past include Kim Clijsters and Tracy Austin, as well as Lindsay Davenport, Chris Evert, Justine Henin and Virginia Wade as well as Monica Seles. This tournament began in 1974.
Tags: WTA Tour, Eastbourne, Devonshire, Park, Pam Shriver, Kim Clijsters, Justine Henin
Posted: 18th June 2012
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