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torek, 19 januarja, 2021

Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray among ATP & WTA stars in domestic events

With the professional tours on hold until at least August because of the coronavirus pandemic, the world’s top players are looking for alternative ways to keep match sharp.

The future – in the short term at least – appears to be domestic and regional exhibition tournaments between players based in the same part of the world.

With fundraising, trash-talking and changeover chats with online fans, tennis is back with a twist.

Seven-time Grand Slam doubles champion Jamie Murray has organised a Battle of the Brits exhibition event  for the leading British men, with Andy Murray, Dan Evans and Kyle Edmund also taking part.

In the singles, the eight players will be split into two groups for round-robin matches, leading to semi-finals and the final.

 

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