2022 Birmingham Classic: Where to watch, Schedule, Players, Live Streaming details

It's considered a warm-up for Wimbledon and a sister tournament to the men's Queen's Club Championships

The Rothesay Classic Birmingham. (Image: Twitter)

The Birmingham Classic is a WTA 250-level women’s tennis tournament hosted in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom, at the Edgbaston Priory Club. The event has been held on outdoor grass courts at this location since 1982. It’s considered a warm-up for Wimbledon and a sister tournament to the men’s Queen’s Club Championships. The event was once part of the WTA’s International series. It was a top level competition from 2014 until 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the 2020 competition. With four singles titles, Pam Shriver holds the record for most singles titles.

The 2022 Birmingham Classic (also known as the Rothesay Classic Birmingham due to sponsorship reasons) is an outdoor grass court women’s tennis tournament. It is the event’s 40th edition and a WTA 250 competition on the WTA Tour in 2022. On the 13–19 June 2022, it will be held at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Top seeded WTA players

Jelena Ostapenko1
Simona Halep2
Camila Giorgi3
Elise Mertens4
Petra Kvitova5
Sorana Cirstea6
Alison Riske7
Zhang Shuai8

Prize Money

The Rothesay Classic Birmingham has a total commitment of USD 251,750, with a prize pool of USD 239,477. The winner will receive USD 33,200 and 280 ranking points.

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Tournament format

The 2022 Birmingham Classic will see five rounds of competition apart from the qualifiers. These are the round of 32, round of 16, quarter-finals, semi-finals and final. Here is the schedule for the tournament from June 13 to June 19.

Round of 32June 13 and14
Round of 16June 15
Quarter-finalJune 16 and 17
Semi-finalJune 18
FinalJune 19

Where to watch

Here is a list of broadcasters/streaming services where you can watch the 2022 Birmingham Classic.

  • Australia – beIN Sports
  • Canada – TSN
  • India – TennisTV
  • UK – Amazon Prime Video
  • US – Tennis Channel

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