SURBITON, May 18, 2018 (Press Release)
Former Eastbourne International Champion Belinda Bencic, Great Britain’s Heather Watson, Glasgow Trophy champion Lukas Lacko and ATP Next Gen star Alex di Minaur will feature amongst a field of talent at the Fuzion 100 Surbiton Trophy, a British Tennis event, taking place from 2 – 10 June.
The ATP Challenger and ITF Women’s Pro Circuit events run simultaneously at the Surbiton Racket and Fitness Club and are the first of the series of British grass court events which lead into The Championships, Wimbledon.
The LTA (Lawn Tennis Association) also announced today that Coco Fuzion 100, all natural coconut water, will become the title sponsor of the Fuzion 100 Trophy Series, comprising of British Tennis grass court events in Surbiton (ATP Challenger and ITF Women’s Pro Circuit) , Manchester (ITF Women’s Pro Circuit), Ilkley (ATP Challenger and ITF Women’s Pro Circuit) and Southsea (ITF Women’s Pro Circuit).
The Fuzion 100 Surbiton Trophy, featuring 32 singles qualifying draws followed by 32 singles main draws, as well as 16 pair doubles draws for both men and women provides the perfect start to the grass court season and has featured players such as Roger Federer, Tim Henman, Martina Navratilova and Anne Keothavong.
The 2017 singles titles were won by Japan’s Yuichi Sugita and Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova, the Slovak beat Heather Watson in the final and went on to reach the semi-finals at Wimbledon.
George Donnelly, Tournament Director said: “The LTA are excited to be partnering with Coco Fuzion 100 in a new three year deal, and I am delighted to showcase such a world class field for this opening event of the British grass court season at the Surbiton Racket & Fitness Club.”
Steve Barton, CEO of C7 Brands said: “We are very proud to have the opportunity to work with British Tennis. The Fuzion 100 Trophy Series will, as always, provide a platform for some of the world’s best tennis stars to showcase their talents and put on an incredible show for tennis fans. We are delighted to be celebrating our first year in partnership with the LTA and look forward to what will be an excellent coming together of coconut water and tennis.”
There will be fun for all the family at the Surbiton Racket & Fitness Club with the opportunity to get on court and play for free across the weekend of 2nd and 3rd June as well as great food and the chance to relax and watch the stars of tennis up close.