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Eastbourne International 2023 tennis | TV channel and live stream

Eastbourne International 2023 tennis | TV channel and live stream

The Eastbourne International kicks off this week with some of the finest women’s tennis players in the world descending on the south coast for the final tournament prior to Wimbledon.

This is far more than just a warm-up for SW19, however: Eastbourne is a highlight on the WTA Tour with 500 points up for grabs, double the amount of the men’s tournament also happening this week.

Due to the points on offer, and the chance to grow confidence on lawn, the eight seeded players in the women’s tournament are all part of the top 11 in the WTA Rankings.

Reigning Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina has been a constant presence among the seeded positions at major tournaments, but she enters Eastbourne as No.1 seed given her status as World No.3.

Ranking points were not awarded at Wimbledon in 2022 due to a spat between the All England Club, who banned Russian and Belarusian players from competing, and the ATP and WTA Tours, making her position in the charts even more impressive. If she can repeat her feat, she would enter striking distance of the top two.

RadioTimes.com has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch the Eastbourne International 2023 tennis tournament.

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When is the Eastbourne International 2023?

The tournament begins with qualifying rounds on Saturday 24th June 2023 and runs until the finals on Saturday 1st July 2023.

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How to watch and live stream Eastbourne International 2023 in the UK

Eastbourne International will be aired live on BBC Two, BBC Red Button and iPlayer throughout the tournament.

Matches from 1pm onwards will be shown on BBC Two and iPlayer in the first five days, before the semi-finals and finals, which will be shown from 1:15pm on the final weekend.

There will also be extra coverage on the Red Button from 12pm and 5:55pm during the first five days.

Alternatively, you can tune in to watch the entire tournament unfold live on Amazon Prime Video. Sign up for a free trial now and soak up some of the finest tennis action around.

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Eastbourne International 2023 schedule

WTA 500 (Women’s singles)

  • Qualifying: Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th June
  • Round 1: Sunday 25th – Monday 26th June
  • Round 2: Monday 26th – Tuesday 27th June
  • Round 3: Wednesday 28th June
  • Quarter-finals: Thursday 29th June
  • Semi-finals: Friday 30th June
  • Final: Saturday 1st July

ATP 250 (Men’s singles)

  • Qualifying: Saturday 24th – Sunday 25th June
  • Round 1: Monday 26th – Tuesday 27th June
  • Round 2: Wednesday 28th June
  • Quarter-finals: Thursday 29th June
  • Semi-finals: Friday 30th June
  • Final: Saturday 1st July

Where is the Eastbourne International 2023 held?

The Eastbourne International is held at Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne on the south coast of the UK.

This is the 48th edition of the women’s grass court tournament, a pre-Wimbledon favourite for many players on the ATP Tour, while this is the 12th time the men have competed in this event.

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  • June 25, 2023