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2016 Aegon Classic Birmingham

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Date  13 – 19 June
Category  WTA Premier
Prize money  $846,000
Edition  35th
Draw  32S / 16D
Surface  Grass

The 2016 Aegon Classic Birmingham was a women's tennis tournament played on outdoor grass courts. It was the 35th edition of the event, and a Premier tournament on the 2016 WTA Tour. It took place at the Edgbaston Priory Club in Birmingham, England, on 13–19 June 2016.

Contents

Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of Jun 6, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

  • Naomi Broady
  • Petra Kvitová
  • Tara Moore
  • Agnieszka Radwańska
  • The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

  • Christina McHale
  • Tamira Paszek
  • Tsvetana Pironkova
  • Kateřina Siniaková
  • The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

  • Magda Linette
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Dominika Cibulková →replaced by Heather Watson
  • Simona Halep →replaced by Magda Linette
  • Svetlana Kuznetsova →replaced by Camila Giorgi
  • Retirements

  • Belinda Bencic (right thigh injury)
  • Seeds

  • 1 Rankings as of June 6, 2016.
  • Other entrants

    The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

  • Belinda Bencic / Andrea Petkovic
  • Naomi Broady / Heather Watson
  • Johanna Konta / Elina Svitolina
  • The following pair received entry as alternates:

  • Misaki Doi / Kurumi Nara
  • Withdrawals

    Before the tournament
  • Belinda Bencic (right thigh injury)
  • Singles

  • Madison Keys def. Barbora Strýcová, 6–3, 6–4
  • Doubles

  • Karolína Plíšková / Barbora Strýcová def. Vania King / Alla Kudryavtseva, 6–3, 7–6(7–1)
  • References

    2016 Aegon Classic Birmingham Wikipedia


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