The Progress Tour Women’s Championships will be one of the women’s only exhibition competitions to be played in Great Britain as tennis attempts to return to the fold. All the information related to the Progress Tour Women’s Championships including its live streaming and its schedule and player-list has been updated in this piece below.
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What is the Progress Tour Women’s Championships Tournament?
It’s an exhibition tournament for British women which will be on the lines of men’s only, Battle of the Brits competition which has been organised by Jamie Murray and co. With Europe slowly opening up its doors to sports following the suspension of all tour-level tennis matches, this would be an excellent opportunity for 16 women’s player from Britain to showcase their play.
This competition will be held at the National Tennis Centre (NTC) in London.
Progress Tour Women’s Championships Player List – Who is Playing?
There will be two divisions in the competition, the Premier Division and Division 1. The Premier event will have some of the top British tennis players taking part. While Johanna Konta, the Brit number one might not feature in this competition, some of the other players expected to take part include Harriet Dart and Heather Watson, the second-ranked Brit also expected to be signed up.
The Division 1 will have players ranked outside the top eight in British women’s tennis.
The final player-list will be updated below.
Probable Player List & Draw
- Heather Watson
- Harriet Dart
- Katie Boulter
- Jodie Burrage
- Francesca Jones
- Emma Raducanu
- Samantha Murray Sharan
- Maia Lumsden
Progress Tour Women’s Championships Schedule & Dates
The Progress Tour Women’s Championships will be held between July 14 and 18 in London.
The group stage of the Progress Tour Women’s tournament will be held between July 14 and 16, which will be followed by the semifinals and final on July 17 and 18.
Matches begin from 11 am BST daily.
What will be this Progress Tour Women’s Championships Format?
16 singles players will take part in the women’s draw of the Progress Tour Women’s Championships. They will be divided into two groups of eight players apiece, with one group being the Premier Division and the other being Division 1. Each of the players will take part in a round-robin competition, each player featuring in seven matches apiece. This will be followed by a knock-out round leading up to the final.
Other than that there will be eight doubles teams which would be a part of this tournament as well, and they will follow a similar format.
Progress Tour Women’s Championships Live Streaming Options
The Progress Tour Women’s Championships competition is expected to be telecast live online and on television and more information can be found in the section below. Other than that, if you are looking to watch tennis live streams, you can do so by signing up for bet365 using the following method. Typically, ATP, WTA and Grand Slam competitions have been live streamed with bookmakers like bet365 and here is the process you can follow to watch tennis live streamed on your device
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- Register with Bet365.com (or log in to your account)
- Pre-fund your account by depositing $10 (or equivalent currency).
- You can either let it remain in your account or make a bet in the 24 hours before the live streaming
- Select the the tournament in question, like the Progress Tour Women’s Championships live streaming option by clicking on Live Streaming on the top
The one thing to note here is bet365 requires users to register with them and then either deposit a sum of $10 into your account (or register as mentioned here) or watch the live streaming by betting on any sport in the past 24 hours.
Also to keep in mind is geo-restrictions might apply.
How else to watch the Progress Tour Women’s Championships live?
The Progress Tour Women’s Championships will be one of the competitions which will be broadcast live on the BBC Sport website and app. The tournament will be shown live on BBC Sport website, app and Red Button.
Are Progress Tour Women’s Championships Tickets Available?
Much like the other exhibition competitions around the world, the Progress Tour Women’s Championships will also be played to a closed stadium, i.e. there will be spectators allowed to the stands. Other than watching its live streaming online, you can look to get involved with this women’s competition by betting on it by signing up here to get awesome odds with bet365 for this tournament .