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Aegon International in Eastbourne 2017: When it starts, dates, tickets, order of play, TV coverage

Road to Wimbledon: Everything you need to know about Eastbourne
By Eurosport

26/06/2017 at 06:09Updated 26/06/2017 at 07:27

Wimbledon starts in just a week but there is a whole host of brilliant grass-court tennis in the build-up, which you can watch live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player.

Follow the road to Wimbledon LIVE on Eurosport Player

The ATP and WTA tours both arrive in Eastbourne for the Aegon International, while for the first time Eurosport brings you live coverage of the Wimbledon qualifying.

This is how you can watch all the action unfold and which big stars to look out for in each competition.

Aegon International – Eastbourne

Johanna Konta, 300 WTA wins

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When does it start? What dates does it run?

June 26-July 1.

What’s the big story?

Jo Konta, world number seven, is the headline attraction for home supporters.

Which top players are there?

As well as Kerber and Konta, the women’s draw contains Karolina Pliskova (world number three), Dominika Cibulkova (six), Garbina Muguruza (14), Svetlana Kuznetsova (nine), Agnieszka Radwanska (10) and Caroline Wozniacki (8).

Aside from Djokovic, the big draws in the men’s half are Gael Monfils (world number 16), Pablo Cuevas (23), John Isner (21), Steve Johnson (25) and Richard Gasquet (30)

Which British talents are hoping to shine?

Konta is the only British woman in the draw but there are two men’s hopefuls with Kyle Edmund (world number 47) and Aljaz Bedene (54) in action. Dan Evans was supposed to take part but has tested positive for cocaine.

Order of play

How can I watch on TV?

Eastbourne is live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player from June 26 to July 1.

Who are the Eurosport pundits

Rob Curling presents, with Annabel Croft, Miles Maclagan and Marion Bartoli on hand to provide their expert insight.

How can I get tickets?