10 Reasons to get your tickets for the BMW Williams Liverpool International Tennis Tournament
Back for it’s 18th year, a day at the tennis is the perfect way to start your summer of events in Merseyside.
The Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament returns to Liverpool Cricket Club on 20th – 23rd June 2019 for 3 days of thrilling action. The last stop on the road to Wimbledon and the largest exhibition tennis tournament in Europe, big names and are consistently drawn to its annual gathering alongside legends of the game who prove they’re still world class on the court.
This year you can see the likes of Mansour Bahrami, Kaia Kanepi and Tseng Chun Hsin, Robert Kendrick, Naomi Broady and local players Neal and Ken Skupski battle it out in singles, doubles and legends matches. Alongside the sporting action, a day at the Liverpool Tennis is filled with food, drink and entertainment and the tournament brings a fantastic opportunity for local kids to get involved too.
Here’s 10 reasons to get your tickets for a day out at the Williams BMW Liverpool International Tennis Tournament….
1 – The Perfect Venue
Did you know that Liverpool Cricket Club is the oldest amateur sporting venue in Merseyside? Alongside cricket, there’s squash, tennis, hockey, bowls, lacrosse and rugby facilities on offer too. Lending itself perfectly to sunny days sipping Pimms and watching the action on court, this is the perfect venue for a day at the tennis.
2 – Legends of the Game
If you know your tennis you’ll already be looking forward to seeing some top class action on the court. This year fans are being treated to the amazing showmanship of Iranian, Mansour Bahrami, who is revered as one of the most popular and long-standing players on the circuit. Full player run down here.
3 – Hospitality
For some a day at the tennis is all about hospitality. Sporting action, quality food and service plus the odd summer tipple go hand in hand and Liverpool International Tennis Tournament doesn’t disappoint. Packages are available which include lunch, afternoon tea, complimentary drinks, centre court viewing box, player Q&A and more. Book yours here.
4 – Food & Drink
Alongside the hospitality option at Liverpool Cricket Club, there’s also lots of other delicious food and drink options on offer. Head to the Tennis Village to check out the vendors or alternatively you can take your own snacks into the venue with you. Please note, no alcohol can be taken in to the venue. More info here.
5 – Women in Sport
As Liverpool gets ready to host the 2019 Netball World Cup, we’re delighted to see another strong line up of female sport at Liverpool Tennis Tournament. Hailing from Manchester, Naomi Broady will join international stars, Corinna Dentoni and Kaia Kanepi representing Italy and Estonia respectively.
6 – Accessible For All
Liverpool International Tennis Tournament is committed to making tennis accessible for disabled spectators. With this in mind there are a number of wheelchair spaces available on centre court and blue badge parking is situated at the Cricket Club entrance. Find out more here.
7 – Warm up for Wimbledon
Liverpool International takes place a week before Wimbledon every day and is seen as a warm up event for the ATP and WTA stars. Why travel all the way to London when you can see world class tennis right here on your door step?
8 – Kids Day
Liverpool International Tennis Tournament always begins with Kids Only Day. Dedicated to providing a full tennis experience for school children age 7 to 12, the day is filled with fun sporting activities and allows primary school kids the chance to get to grips with a racquet and ball for the first time. Want to join in, head this way.
9 – Easy to get to (Aigburth Road)
Just a short walk from Aigburth station, Liverpool Cricket Club is set in leafy L17 and is also just a 10 minute drive from both the city centre and Liverpool Airport. We suggest planning your trip with Merseyrail as single tickets are as cheap as £3.80 and family tickets just £11 per day. Find out more here.
10 – Tickets
Tickets are now on sale. you can purchase individual day tickets, a Tennis week pass or a hospitality package. Starting from as little as £16.50, a quality day out at the tennis has never been so affordable. Head this way to view the range of tickets available through Ticket Quarter.
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