Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber headlines WTA Premier Event in Berlin

Ticket pre-sale starts with announcement of participation of Germany’s number 1.

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Berlin, 25 October 2019. – Once the top stars of the WTA Tour return to the premises of the LTTC Rot-Weiß in Berlin from 13-21 June 2020, fans may look forward to seeing Germany’s current number 1, Angelique Kerber. The winner of 12 WTA tournaments has already confirmed her participation in the Grass Court Championships, as this enables her to perfectly prepare at home in Germany for the Grand Slam highlight in Wimbledon: “I can’t wait to come back to Berlin and play in the legendary Steffi Graf stadium”, Kerber emphasizes.

Barbara Rittner, “Head of Women’s Tennis” for Germany’s tennis association, was introduced as tournament director for the WTA Premier Event in Berlin just last Tuesday. She is very happy about Kerber’s confirmation: “It is great that Angie has committed so early in advance. Naturally, she will be one of the highlights of our grass court tournament as Wimbledon champion from 2018. “

Tournament organizer Edwin Weindorfer, CEO of the e|motion group, is proud to have Angelique Kerber starring in the grass court premier in Berlin: “It is a real highlight for all tennis fans in Germany that the Wimbledon champion from 2018, Angelique Kerber, will play in the Steffi Graf stadium. I am already looking forward to seeing her matches backed by a sold-out stadium.”

Jamie Baker, Head of Tennis Relations at the AELTC, commented: “The announcement that former World No. 1 and Wimbledon champion Angelique Kerber is confirmed to headline the player field at the Grass Court Championships Berlin will provide a significant boost to the event in its first year. The opportunity to play in front of a home crowd is a special moment for any tennis player and I am sure Angelique will thoroughly enjoy playing at home in the lead up to The Championships as part of the strengthened grass court season in 2020.”

Starting now, fans can purchase tickets for the Grass Court Championships.

Great early bird rebate of 10 percent on tickets now available until 30 November 2019.

Ticket pre-sale starts today, Friday 25 October 2019. Fans making their minds up quickly can get a rebate of 10 percent on their ticket purchase until 30 November 2019.

For ticket information call +49 (0) 1805 007447 (14 ct./call from the German land line; max. 42 ct./minute from German mobile phones). Orders can also be placed by email: ticket@grass-court-championships- berlin.de

Tickets can also be purchased at the tournament’s website online shop www.grass-court-championships- berlin.de. Information regarding exclusive business and suite offers can be obtained by sending an email to hospitality@grass-court-championships-berlin.de

Contact:

Karlheinz Wieser | Presseservice e|motion group | mobile: +49 173 739982

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