With a plethora of exhibition tennis tournaments planned, the first in Britain to join the fray is Schroders Battle of the Brits and Andy Murray will be the star attraction in this competition. Here’re all the details related to the Schroders Battle of the Brits including its live streaming and its schedule and player-list has been updated in this piece below.
Looking to watch the tennis live streaming online?
- For tennis fans in the UK, Europe, Australia & elsewhere go to bet365 > Tennis > Live Streaming here* to watch & bet on the ATP & WTA tennis live.
- Also watch the World TeamTennis Live Streaming Here
What is the Schroders Battle of the Brits Tournament?
The Schroders Battle of the Brits is the latest in the line of exhibition tournaments which will be played in Roehampton in June and will be followed by another mixed event tournament in July.
As the name suggests, it will be open to British players like Andy Murray and the likes of Jamie Murray – who has organised the tournament – and Kyle Edmund and Dan Evans will also take part. The mixed events tournament will see Johanna Konta take part as well.
The tournament is expected to raise a minimum of £100,000 for NHS.
Schroders Battle of the Brits Player List – Who is Playing?
Some of the top male and female players in the country like Andy Murray, Dan Evans and Johanna Konta are expected to play in the mixed team event which will be held in July.
The mixed team tournament will see the players getting divided into two teams of 13 players apiece. These teams will face off from July 27 in a competition which will last a few days.
Singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches will be played, amounting to 60, with 40 of those in the singles category and 20 in doubles.
Team & Player List
As mentioned earlier, some of the players in action include the Murray brothers, Konta, Kyle Edmund and Dan Evans. The two teams, called the Union Jacks and British Bulldogs have been updated below.
- Team Union Jacks: Dan Evans, Andy Murray, Katie Boulter, Ryan Peniston, Jan Choinski, Jamie Murray, Anton Matusevich, Heather Watson, Lloyd Glasspool, Jodie Burrage, Alicia Barnett, Naomi Broady, Olivia Nicholls. Coach: Judy Murray, Greg Rusedski
- Team British Bulldogs: Kyle Edmund, Cameron Norrie, Johanna Konta, Aidan McHugh, Liam Broady, Joe Salisbury, Alastair Gray, Dom Inglot, Harriet Dart, Emma Raducanu, Eden Silva, Maia Lumsden, Beth Grey. Coach: Anne Keothavong, Leon Smith
Schroders Battle of the Brits Schedule & Dates
This first edition of this competition was played at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton between June 23 and 28. The mixed team event will be held between July 27 and August 2.
What will be this Schroders Battle of the Brits Format?
The format of the men’s event was similar to the ATP Finals where the top players are divided into two groups with four players in each. Every player was involved in three round-robin matches and the top two at the end of the group stages qualified for the semifinals. That was followed by the final and a match for the third place.
The mixed team event, which will be played in the last week of July will have two teams of 13 players apiece win points in singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches. Points will be awarded for each win with an increasing scale of points system in place.
It will begin with 1 point for each win for starters going on to five pointers on the last day of the Battle of the Brits. Team to reach 60 points first will win the competition. Doubles won’t have any advantage scoring and both singles and doubles will have a match tie-breaker in the third set.
What Happened in the Previous Battle of the Brits Tournament?
Dan Evans beat Kyle Edmund in the final of the previous men’s singles edition of the Battle of the Brits to lift the trophy. The 30-year-old won 6-3, 6-2 to clinch the title. Andy Murray was a losing semifinalist, winning and losing two matches in the tournament, with his defeats including one to Evans and another to Edmund.
The doubles title in that opening edition of the Battle of the Brits competition was won by Jamie Murray and Neal Skupski.
Schroders Battle of the Brits Live Streaming Options
The Schroders Battle of the Brits tournament will be broadcast 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
- Go to Bet365.com here
- 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 Schroders Battle of the Brits 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 Schroders Battle of the Brits live?
The Battle of the Brits will be broadcast live with the BBC. You can watch it on BBC iPlayer while the live streaming of this edition of the tournament will be on the BBC Sport website. Matches begin from 11.50 am BST daily.
The Battle of the Brits can also be watched live in Germany, Switzerland and Austria using the following channel:
More information on how to watch the tournament in other countries will be updated closer to the scheduled start.
Are Schroders Battle of the Brits Tickets Available?
Unfortunately not. This tournament will also be played behind closed doors, i.e. there will be spectators allowed to the stands but you can watch it live as mentioned above and you can also bet on the competition by signing up here to get awesome odds with bet365 for this tournament .