Garbine Muguruza set to play the Aegon Classic Birmingham

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Garbine Muguruza set to play the Aegon Classic Birmingham

Former Wimbledon runner-up Garbine Muguruza will prepare for The Championships on the Birmingham grass courts after confirming her participation for June’s Aegon Classic. The reigning French Open Champion won the Birmingham doubles title in 2015, is one of four Top 10 players due to appear on the grass courts of the Edgbaston Priory Club.

"I’m really happy to come back to Birmingham,” said Muguruza, who won the doubles title with Carla Suarez Navarro on her last visit to Birmingham in 2015. “I have some fantastic memories of playing on grass from when I reached the Wimbledon final and Birmingham has been a great tournament for me in the past.

It’s always fun to play in front of the crowds there.” Tara McGregor-Woodhams, Head of Brand and Sponsorship Aegon UK, commented: “We look forward to once again welcoming the stars of the women’s game to the Aegon Classic Birmingham.

The Edgbaston Priory Club has some of the best grass courts in the world and 2017 promises to be another memorable year.” Also Read Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger enjoy sunny weekend! (PICS INSIDE)