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Eastbourne & Roehampton | Washed out

Eastbourne & Roehampton | Washed out

Play at the Aegon International at Eastbourne was completely washed out with play suspended with just a few games played on Tuesday morning which means fans will be able to enjoy a bumper day’s play on Wednesday with a host of the world’s best players being called into action.

Due to rain, there will be no further play at Qualifying today. Wimbledon

Amongst them in a jam-packed schedule are Germany’s world No1 Angelique Kerber, the second seed from Romania Simona Halep, Serbia’s world No.4 Novak Djokovic, Eastbourne’s and British No1 Jo Konta, the French Open Champion from Latvia Jelena Ostapenko and world No15 Gael Monfils of France.

Play is scheduled to start at 10.30am on outside courts and at 11am on Centre Court.

Rain drops fall in Roehampton

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A similar fate engulfed the Wimbledon Qualifying event at Roehampton though the rains arrived much later with 11 matches completed before play was abandoned. Two Britons were in action but fell at the first hurdle, Katie Swan lost to Abdoraimova 6-3 5-7 6-0 while Tara Moore fell to American Irina Falconi 7-5 6-2.

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Henry Wancke

Henry Wancke is one of the most respected Tennis writers in the UK. Henry is the Editor of both Tennis Threads Magazine and tennisthreads.net. He previously worked as Editor of Tennis World, Serve & Volley as well as Tennis Today magazines and been stringer for The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and Press Association. He also co-authored the Ultimate Encyclopaedia of Tennis with John Parsons published by Carlton, and the Federation Cup – the first 32 years, published by the ITF. Currently he is the Secretary of the Lawn Tennis Writers’ Association and Hon Vice President of the Tennis Industry Association UK.

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