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Rafa Nadal confirmed for BNP Paribas Tennis Classic June 21

6/20/2013Rafaholics ™



World No.5 Rafael Nadal confirmed for
BNP Paribas Tennis Classic

Hurlingham Club, 21stJune 2013
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IMG Tennis are thrilled to announce that World No.5, and twelve time Grand Slam singles titles Champion, Rafael Nadal, will play at the exclusive BNP Paribas Tennis Classic at The Hurlingham Club in London on Friday 21st June.

On confirming his place in this special event, Nadal, said: ‘I’m happy to play the event at the Hurlingham Club, especially as I haven’t played on grass since the French Open. Thank you for this opportunity, I’m looking forward to a great match.’

Nadal will follow other top 20 ATP stars Andy Murray (World No2) Jo Wilfried Tsonga (World No.8), Tommy Haas (World No.14) and rising Japanese star Kei Nishikori (World No.16) and Tennis legends Pat Cash, Goran Ivanisevic, Henri Leconte, Andrew Castle, Fabrice Santoro and Mansour Bahrami who have played this week. Nadal will play Nishikori who reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open last year and recently beat Federer in the Madrid Open.

The order of play for the day will be:
12pm:                      Tommy Haas v Matt Ebden
2.30pm:                    Rafael Nadal v Kei Nishikori
Followed by:              Jo-Wilfried Tsonga v Tommy Robredo
After Tea:                  Lindsay Davenport/Fabrice Santoro v Rennae Stubbs/Pat Cash

Managed by IMG, the global sports, fashion and media company, the BNP Paribas Tennis Classic takes place at the height of the summer tennis season. In escaping the crowds, the tournament gives spectators the opportunity to combine unforgettable tennis with first-rate dining experiences. Set in the tranquil 42 acre grounds of one of the most renowned members’ clubs in the country - the Hurlingham Club - the event showcases some of the stars of the ATP and WTA Tour as they warm up for Wimbledon, as well as a number of tennis legends. Matches take place on Centre Court, which seats an intimate crowd of 600, tennis players mingle with guests off court and there’s also the opportunity to play tennis with the professionals in the PRO-AMs.

So, this year why not escape the crowds, sit back, relax and soak up the Garden Party atmosphere as you enjoy VIP hospitality and watch tennis from the stars of today and the ultimate Legends of the game in one of London’s most intimate and breath-taking settings.

Listings:
Event:                    BNP Paribas Tennis Classic at Hurlingham
Location:                Hurlingham, Ranelagh Gardens, London, SW6 3PR
Remaining Dates:     Friday 21st – Saturday 22nd June 2013
Price                      Packages available from £99 + vat per person
Information:            020 8233 5854 / www.BNPParibasTennisClassic.com

For press accreditation please contact:                             
Anna Hope at AKH Communications, anna@akhcommunications.com / 07867 500 502
 

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