Andy Murray will compete in the Queen’s Club and Surbiton events alongside other Britons | tennis news


Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie, Dan Evans, Jack Draper, Joe Salisbury, Neal Skupski, Jamie Murray, Alfie Hewett and Gordon Reid are among the British stars who have confirmed their tickets for upcoming LTA events at Surbiton and Queen’s Club.

Last update: 05/18/22 11:34 am

Andy Murray has enjoyed great success at the Queen's Club

Andy Murray has enjoyed great success at the Queen’s Club

Andy Murray has been confirmed as part of a strong British field set to compete in the upcoming Queen’s Club and Surbiton Trophy grass-court events.

The three-time Grand Slam champion and former Men’s World No. 1 returns as a wild card to the Queen’s Club on June 13, where he previously won six ATP Tour titles, as well as participating in the ATP Challenger event at the Surbiton Trophy from May 29. .

“I’m really looking forward to playing Surbiton and Queen’s this year, two big events,” said Murray. “It’s always special to play on the pitch in front of a home crowd.”

British Men’s No. 1 Cameron Norrie will be looking to continue his impressive year, which includes a win at the Indian Wells Masters in October, as he attempts to improve at the Queen’s Club after reaching the final last time out.

Cameron Norrie beat John Isner to reach the third round in Madrid

Cameron Norrie beat John Isner to reach the third round in Madrid

Dan Evans competes after reaching the quarter-finals at Queen’s last year, while young Jack Draper was awarded a wild card for the cinch championship after reaching the quarter-finals in 2021.

Draper impressed during the first half of the 2022 campaign with four tournament wins on the ATP Challenger Tour as he moves closer to the top 100.

Two-time major champion Joe Salisbury, Miami Masters winner Neal Skupski and seven-time major champion Jamie Murray will also represent Great Britain on the doubles court.

Jack Draper put in a great effort against Andrey Rublev at the Madrid Open

Jack Draper put in a great effort against Andrey Rublev at the Madrid Open

Wheelchair star Alfie Hewett, who won both the Australian Open in singles and doubles in January, will compete alongside Gordon Reid.

“Seeing so many of our British players thrive at the top of the game highlights the progress our sport has made in recent years, and it will be fantastic to see so many of them take to the grass courts for the LTA’s summer events.” said Leon Smith, the LTA’s director of men’s tennis and Davis Cup captain.

“In a year that saw Cam Norrie break into the top ten of the ATP rankings, Dan Evans and Andy Murray delivered big performances, Joe Salisbury climbed to No. 1 in the doubles rankings, Neal Skupski won his first ATP 1000 and Jack Draper continues to make so much progress, there’s a lot to look forward to this summer at our grass-court events leading up to Wimbledon.”

Among those also competing at the cinch Championships are 2022 Miami Open and Madrid Open champion Carlos Alcaraz, defending Queen’s Club champion Matteo Berrettini, 2021 Wimbledon semi-finalist Denis Shapovalov, Indian Wells winner 2022 Taylor Fritz, three-time Gland Slam champion Stan Wawrinka and Casper Ruud.

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