2018 Players

Please find the 2018 tournament players below.

Mens Doubles

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Luke Bambridge

  • GBR

Luke Bambridge is a British Tennis player currently ranked 92 in Doubles

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Jonny O’Mara

  • GBR

Jonny O’Mara is British Tennis Player currently ranked 96 in Doubles

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Neal Skupski

  • GBR

Neal Skupski (born 1 December 1989) is born and raised just a few hundred yards from The Liverpool Cricket Club. He is best known as an extremely talented doubles player. Having played college tennis at the Louisiana State University, where he studied for a degree in sports administration, he turned professional in 2013. Neal is the younger brother of Ken Skupski, and together they sensationally made it to the Mens Doubles Quarterfinals at Wimbledon last year.

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Ken Skupski

  • GBR

Ken Skupski was a very talented singles player as a junior and made it to the quarterfinals of Men Singles in Junior Wimbledon in 2001. He played in the very first Liverpool International in 2002 against his hero  and former Wimbledon winner Richard Krajicek. Ken has since embarked in a very successful double career with his brother Neal and has also showed great results in mix double. Together with brother Neal they won their first ATP250 title in Montpellier in February.

Men

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Adam Jones (Q)

  • GBR

Adam Jones is only 19 years of age and an upcoming local star who won the Liverpool International qualification tournament in 2017 and has since managed to get his first ATP points in 2018. Adam very much stands for everything the Williams BMW Liverpool International is trying to portray to give local stars the chance to compete on center court with established ATP stars.

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Elias Ymer

  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • 10/04/1996
Tournament Director Anders Borg  is delighted that Elias is going to be part of the liverpool line up. “He is exactly the kind of player we would like to feature in our event, young , ambitious and extremely focused I firmly believe he will be the next big thing coming out of Sweden. Sweden has had a problem replacing their golden generations of the 70 ,80 and 90`s but was last represented in the top Ten by Robin Søderling who today is Ymers coach.
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Gastao Elias

  • Portugal

Elias became the fifth Portuguese tennis player in the history  to break into the top 100 of the Association of Tennis Professional singles rankings. In October 2016, he reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 57 to become the second-highest-ranked Portuguese player, after João Sousa (No. 28).

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Alessandro Giannessi

  • Italy

Alessandro Giannessi is a professional Italian tennis player. On 19 June 2017 he reached his highest ATP singles ranking of 99 while his best doubles ranking was 171 on 14 October 2013. Giannessi was a singles semifinalist at the 2017 Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag.

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Robert Kendrick

  • U.S.A

Robert Kendrick is a retired American professional player who was famous for his classic serve-and-volley game. His career-high singles ranking was No. 69, achieved in July 2009.

Women

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Ellie Tsimbilakis (Q)

  • GBR

Ellie qualified for the tournament on Wednesday beating Mila Burek 6-3 6-2 to reach the round-robin stage.

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Corinna Dentoni

  • Italy

Corinna Dentoni was born in Pietrasta in Italy  she has won 8 singles and 5 doubles ITF titles and has had a very successful career on the well know club circuit in Germany and Spain. A great all rounder who light up every match she plays.

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Alexandra Cadantu

  • Romania

Alexandra Cadanțu (born 3 May 1990) is from Romanian tennis player playing in the ITF Women’s Circuit. On 6 January 2014, she reached her highest WTA singles ranking of 59. She started tennis at the age of three and is coached by Emil Negoita.

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Marion Bartoli

  • France

Marion sensationally won the women singles Wimbledon in 2013 title after a long and distinguished career on the WTA circuit. She was forced to retire from the game a few months later due to a shoulder injury and further sickness caught her in 2016. Marion is an extremely nice and pleasant person and we wish her all the best.

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Vera Zvonareva

  • Russia

Vera is from Russia. Her career high is world No. 2 by the WTA. Zvonareva has won twelve WTA Tour singles titles including 2009 Indian Wells Masters.In 2015 she gave birth to Evelyn but in 2017 she missed the circuit and said “I just miss the game, and the competition, playing against top players.” We look forward to hopefully seeing them both in Liverpool.