Battle of the Brits reached its third day and players will fight for the top spots in their groups as we’ll take a look at the schedule of play.
During the first two days of the Battle of the Brits, fans could watch a lot of quality tennis. Kyle Edmund kicked-off the competition with 2 victories in Tim Henman group. In Greg Rusedski’s group, Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie are leaders after first matches.
On Thursday, Joe Salisbury and Johny O’Mara will kick-off the day against Kyle Edmund and James Ward. Both teams already defeated Dominik Inglot and Ryan Peniston and secured the spot in the quarterfinals. The winner of the match will top the group.
In the first singles match of the day, Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie will fight for the first place in the group. Both players already have one victory at the tournament as they are set for their 2nd meeting. The first time they met, Evans triumphed in two sets in the final of the Challenger in Aptos.
Two players that were not successful during first days of the competition, Jay Clarke and Ryan Peniston will meet in the third match of the day. The two didn’t meet yet as they are set for their first meeting.
Former world number 1, Andy Murray will face James Ward in the last singles match of the day. The 33-years-old Scot needs to win this match in order to be able to play in the quarterfinals.
Jamie Murray and Neil Skupski will face Dan Evans and Lloyd Glasspool in the last match of the evening as the first two mentioned need a victory in order to be able to advance to quarterfinals.
Battle of the Brits Thursday’s Schedule of Play:
Thursday, 25th June 2020:
|🇬🇧 Salisbury & O’Mara||🇬🇧 Ward & Edmund||13:00||— : —|
|🇬🇧 Evans, D.||🇬🇧 Norrie, C.||14:30||— : —|
|🇬🇧 Clarke, J.||🇬🇧 Draper, J.||16:00||— : —|
|🇬🇧 Murray, A.||🇬🇧 Ward, J.||19:00||— : —|
|🇬🇧 Murray & Skupski||🇬🇧 Evans & Glasspool||20:30||— : —|
Author: Erik Virostko