FEVER-TREE TENNIS ENTRY LIST REVEALS STRONGEST LINE-UP IN 128-YEAR HISTORY AT THE QUEEN’S CLUB; WAWRINKA, RAONIC, GOFFIN, BERDYCH, TSONGA, ANDERSON ADDED

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FEVER-TREE TENNIS ENTRY LIST REVEALS STRONGEST LINE-UP IN 128-YEAR HISTORY AT THE QUEEN'S CLUB; WAWRINKA, RAONIC, GOFFIN, BERDYCH, TSONGA, ANDERSON ADDED

epa04808657 Tennis fans watch a quarter-final match at the Aegon tennis championships between Canada's Milos Raonic and Gilles Simon of France at the Queens Club in London, Britain, 19 June 2015. EPA/ANDY RAIN  |
Tennis fans watch a quarter-final match at the Aegon tennis championships between Canada’s Milos Raonic and Gilles Simon of France at the Queens Club in London, Britain, 19 June 2015. EPA/ANDY RAIN

 

 

Fever-Tree Championships

The Queen’s Club

18th-24th June

 

Fever-Tree Championships Entry List Reveals Strongest Line-up in 128-Year History At The Queen’s Club

 

The Fever-Tree Championships will feature the strongest line-up in its 128-year history at The Queen’s Club after more of the world’s Top 30 players entered the tournament than ever before.

 

17 of the Top 30 ranked players, including 6 of the Top 10, have signed up to play. The lowest-ranked player to enter is No.43 Denis Shapovalov, equalling the record for the lowest cut-off, set in 2015.

 

The World No.1 Rafael Nadal leads the field, ten years after his triumph in 2008, when he also won Roland Garros and Wimbledon.

 

He is joined by fellow Top 10 players Grigor Dimitrov (4), Marin Cilic (5), Juan Martin del Potro (6), Kevin Anderson (8) and David Goffin (10).

 

Also entered for the event that takes place 18th-24th June are five-time champion Andy Murray, three-time Grand Slam title winner Stan Wawrinka, and the 2016 runner-up at The Queen’s Club and Wimbledon, Milos Raonic.

 

The talented young trio of British No.1 Kyle Edmund, Nick Kyrgios and Denis Shapovalov have committed to return, as has the defending champion Feliciano Lopez and 2011 runner-up Jo Wilfried Tsonga.

 

Tournament Director Stephen Farrow, said: “To see 6 of the world’s Top 10 players on our entry list before you even get to the names Andy Murray, Stan Wawrinka, Milos Raonic, Feliciano Lopez, Nick Kyrgios and the British No.1 Kyle Edmund really whets the appetite for a fantastic week of tennis in the Fever-Tree Championships at The Queen’s Club. We can’t wait to get started.”

 

2018 Entry List Ranking

1. Nadal

1

2. Dimitrov

4

3. Cilic

5

4. Del Potro

6

5. Anderson

8

6.

Goffin 10

7. Querrey

13

8. Sock

15

9. Schwartzmann16

10. Berdych

17

11. Edmund

22

12. Kyrgios

23

13. Raonic

24

14. Wawrinka

25

15. Krajinovic

26

16. Mannarino

27

17. Lopez

30

18. Dzumhur

32

19. Muller

33

20. Tsonga

36

21. Verdasco

37

22. Murray

39

23. Shapovalov

43

 

The event will be covered throughout by BBC television, radio and online, by Amazon Prime Video for the first time, and around the world in more than 40 countries.

 

For the first time, the Fever-Tree Championships will stage a wheelchair exhibition tournament at The Queen’s Club. British stars Alfie Hewett, the current World No.1, and two-time Grand Slam champion and Paralympic gold-medalist Gordon Reid are among five of the world’s Top 10 players due to take part.

 

Tickets and hospitality packages to the Fever-Tree Championships are available here – https://www.lta.org.uk/major-events/fever-tree-championships/tickets/

 

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About the LTA

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is the National Governing Body for tennis in Great Britain, responsible for developing and promoting the sport, with a mission to get more people playing tennis more often. It does this under the consumer brand of British Tennis, by working with a broad range of partners and over 25,000 volunteers, to grow the game in communities, clubs and schools. The LTA represents the interests of over 590,000 British Tennis Members, men and women, girls and boys across the country, playing on more than 23,000 courts. The LTA runs and supports a network of 11,500 approved tournaments for players of all ages, the corner-stones of which are the premier grass court events leading up to Wimbledon: the Nature Valley Open at Nottingham, the Nature Valley Classic at Birmingham, the Fever-Tree Championships at Queens Club and the Nature Valley International Eastbourne. The LTA works with many delivery partners to grow the sport across the country. One of these is its charitable entity, the Tennis Foundation, to provide a tennis provision for more than 20,000 schools, disadvantaged youth as well as promoting tennis as an inclusive sport for anyone with a disability. For further information about the LTA and British Tennis, and to review the British Tennis strategy for 2015 – 2019 visit www.lta.org.uk or follow us on Twitter @BritishTennis.

 

About Fever-Tree

Fever-Tree is the world’s leading supplier of premium carbonated mixers for alcoholic spirits by retail sales value, with distribution to over 60 countries worldwide. Based in the UK, the brand was launched in 2005 to provide high quality mixers which could cater to the growing demand for premium spirits, in particular gin, but also increasingly for vodka, rum and whisky. The Company now sells a range of carbonated mixers to hotels, restaurants, bars and cafes (“On Trade”) as well as selected retail outlets (“Off Trade”). www.fever-tree.com

Editors Note: Bravo to Stephen Farrow and his team. His crew. His staff. His committees. His endless “invisible” hours! Take a bow! World’s best event of his size. Greatest grass in the world.

 

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