Andy Murray and Johanna Konta play in Battle of the British Team Tennis tournament in London next week, while British tennis stars are split into ‘Union Jacks’ and ‘British Bulldogs’ teams
- Jamie Murray has organized a team event that will kick off in London on July 27
- Two teams of 13 British – The Union Jacks and British Bulldogs – compete
- Judy Murray and Greg Rusedski will head the Union Jacks during the competition
- Anne Keothavong and Leon Smith will lead the British Bulldogs
Andy Murray and Johanna Konta both play in next week’s Battle of the British Team Tennis tournament in London.
Hosted by Murray’s brother Jamie, the event will face two teams of 13 British players against each other at the National Tennis Center starting July 27.
Judy Murray and Greg Rusedski will captain the Union Jacks team, which includes the Murray brothers, Dan Evans and Heather Watson.
Andy Murray will play next week’s Battle of the British Team Tennis tournament
Johanna Konta will also perform as two teams of 13 British players compete against each other
Murray was defeated by Dan Evans in the semifinals of a smaller Battle of the British in June
Anne Keothavong and Leon Smith will lead the British Bulldogs, including Konta and Kyle Edmund.
The National Tennis Center has already hosted two other British events in the recent period as Britain’s top players sharpen their game before the major tournaments resume.
Judy Murray and Greg Rusedski will captain the Union Jacks team with her two sons
Anne Keothavong and Leon Smith are the leaders of the British Bulldogs team with Konta
Katie Boulter won The Progress Tour Women’s Championships last week, while Dan Evans prevailed in a smaller version of next June’s Battle of the Brits competition.
The revamped men’s calendar will resume next month with the Citi Open – an ATP 500 event in Washington DC – for the Cincinnati Open and the US Open, both taking place in Flushing Meadows.
The WTA tour kicks off on August 3, with Simona Halep, the woman’s # 1 headlining an event in Palermo before the US Open on August 31.