Rising Tennis Stars Set To Make Their Mark At Foxhill’s International Tennis Event
28th July 2022
A combination of established top-250 world ranked players and young emerging talent looking to make their breakthrough have been confirmed for next week’s GB Pro-Series tennis tournament at Foxhills Club & Resort.
A total of 56 professionals from around the world will arrive at Foxhills to compete in the Women’s ITF World Tennis Tour event, taking place from Sunday, July 31, until Saturday, August 6, 2022, for a chance to win a total prize pot of $25,000 and earn valuable world ranking points.
Stars to watch include Lucrezia Stefanini from Italy. The 24 year old Italian arrives at Foxhills as the highest ranked player, having recently reached the quarter-final of a W60+H event in Rome, and has competed in the qualifying events of Wimbledon, French Open, and Australian Open this year.
The GB Pro-Series is part of the LTA Performance Competition Strategy. Launched in 2022, it aims to give greater opportunity for British players to compete on home soil.
Players from Italy, The Netherlands, France, India, Slovakia, Japan, China, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, Israel, Australia, Mexico and Great Britain will all be in attendance.
Leading the British challenge will be Naiktha Bains and Anna Brogan. The highest ranked GB player – Naiktha Bains, reached a career high of 199 in 2020. After getting to the second round of Wimbledon in 2022, she returns to Foxhills after making the doubles final in 2019.
Anna Brogan, currently ranked 486 by the WTA, will also be representing Great Britain and is expected to be a crowd favourite, after winning the W25 Tibilisi Open in May 2022.
The GB Pro-Series has helped a number of players to progress on to higher levels of the game following the tournament. Many of the world’s top players have sharpened their skills at this level and the competition provides a fantastic opportunity to get a glimpse of the stars of the future up close in action on court.
Entry to the event is free of charge throughout the week ahead of the semi-final on Friday, August 5 and final on Saturday, August 6. Fans wishing to attend on the Friday and Saturday have an opportunity to purchase seated tickets for just £10 on a first-come, first-served basis.
A full list of confirmed players can be viewed here.
To see the order of play, timings and keep up-to-date with live scoring, click here.
For the event’s roll of honour, click here.