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2015 Aegon Classic

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Date  15 – 21 June
Category  WTA Premier
Prize money  $731,000
Edition  34th
Draw  56S / 16D
Surface  Grass

The 2015 Aegon Classic was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts. It was the 34th edition of the event, and the second edition of the event as a Premier tournament on the 2015 WTA Tour. It took place at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, on 15–21 June 2015.


Sabine Lisicki set the WTA Tour record for the most aces hit in a women's singles match at this tournament, hitting 27 aces in her second-round win over Belinda Bencic on 17 June 2015.


  • 1 Rankings as of June 8, 2015.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

  • Eugenie Bouchard
  • Naomi Broady
  • Jelena Janković
  • Johanna Konta
  • Katie Swan
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Tímea Babos
  • Kateryna Bondarenko
  • Misaki Doi
  • Marina Erakovic
  • Klára Koukalová
  • Aleksandra Krunić
  • Michelle Larcher de Brito
  • Tatjana Maria
  • The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

  • Zheng Saisai
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Timea Bacsinszky →replaced by Tereza Smitková
  • Mona Barthel →replaced by Ajla Tomljanović
  • Madison Brengle →replaced by Monica Niculescu
  • Dominika Cibulková →replaced by Mirjana Lučić-Baroni
  • Camila Giorgi (Right hip injury) →replaced by Zheng Saisai
  • Madison Keys →replaced by Kateřina Siniaková
  • Peng Shuai →replaced by Lauren Davis
  • Lucie Šafářová →replaced by Christina McHale
  • Yaroslava Shvedova →replaced by Bojana Jovanovski
  • During the tournament
  • Victoria Azarenka (left foot injury)
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of June 8, 2015.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Eugenie Bouchard / Svetlana Kuznetsova
  • Simona Halep / Heather Watson
  • Jocelyn Rae / Anna Smith
  • Withdrawals

    During the tournament
  • Simona Halep (right arm strain)
  • Kristina Mladenovic (low back injury)
  • Singles

  • Angelique Kerber def. Karolína Plíšková, 6–7(5–7), 6–3, 7–6(7–4)
  • Doubles

  • Garbiñe Muguruza / Carla Suárez Navarro def. Andrea Hlaváčková / Lucie Hradecká, 6–4, 6–4
  • References

    2015 Aegon Classic Wikipedia

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