LONDON (March 24, 2016) - IMG today announced that Grand Slam finalists Greg Rusedski, Mark Philippoussis and Thomas Enqvist, as well as Fabrice Santoro and Mansour Bahrami, will compete at the 2016 edition of the Tennis Classic at Hurlingham, taking place at the Hurlingham Club in London from June 21-24, 2016. Former British No.1 and the 1997 US Open Finalist Rusedski will be participating in the event for the second consecutive year, with Philippoussis and Enqvist also returning.
2016 will mark the 23rd staging of the event which over the years has become one of the world’s most star-studded tennis exhibitions, tying together premier hospitality with a stellar player line-up that has boasted tennis’ biggest stars of the past, present and future. Over the years, some of the sport’s best players have competed at the event, including Grand Slam champions Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal, Stan Wawrinka, Marin Cilic, as well as Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Tomáš Berdych, David Ferrer, and rising stars Grigor Dimitrov and Nick Kyrgios. Tennis Classic at Hurlingham will announce further player line up, including current ATP stars, over the next few weeks.
‘‘For more than two decades, Tennis Classic at Hurlingham has been one of tennis’s most spectacular gems with the world’s best tennis players choosing to compete at the event as they make final preparations for the grass courts of Wimbledon. The world-class player line up, coupled with the absolute best in London’s hospitality, offers guests an unforgettable experience in one of London’s most intimate and exclusive settings,’’ said Tournament Chairman Jan Felgate.
Owned and managed by IMG, Tennis Classic at Hurlingham takes place at the height of the tennis season, the week prior to Wimbledon. Set in the tranquil 42-acre grounds of The Hurlingham Club, it’s become one of the most intimate tennis events in the social calendar, showcasing some of the current stars of today, playing in a series of singles exhibition matches as they finalise their preparations ahead of Wimbledon, as well as a number of tennis legends. In addition to Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal, such legends of the sport as Tim Henman, Pat Cash and Goran Ivanisevic have participated in the event previously.
Hospitality tickets are on sale now.
Event: Tennis Classic at Hurlingham
Location: The Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London, SW6 3PR
Dates: Tuesday, June 21 - Friday, June 24, 2016
Packages: 020 8233 5854 / firstname.lastname@example.org
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