Event director and Sir Andy’s brother, Jamie, has introduced his provisional schedule for this December’s assembly of Scotland and England, which is able to characteristic two days of prime class males’s tennis within the Granite Metropolis.
Murray is because of play in all three periods throughout Tuesday, December 21, and Wednesday, December 22, and can crew up along with his brother in Aberdeen.
Tennis followers within the north-east are set for a pre-Christmas deal with after Sir Andy Murray confirmed he’ll play singles and doubles for Scotland within the Battle of the Brits at P&J Reside.
Two-time Wimbledon champion Sir Andy will tackle Englishman Dan Evans within the second singles match in Tuesday’s night session, with Cameron Norrie additionally scheduled to face Kyle Edmund.
Englishman Edmund, a former Australian Open semi-finalist, has not performed since October 2020 and underwent surgical procedure on his left knee in March this 12 months.
A packed Wednesday afternoon will see Jamie Murray and Jonny O’Mara lead Scotland out within the doubles towards England’s pairing of Joe Salisbury and Neal Skupski, earlier than Sir Andy returns to the courtroom to tackle Edmund in what’s more likely to be probably the most eagerly-anticipated matches of the occasion.
The 2-day pageant of tennis concludes with the night session, the place Norrie will play Evans, the person he just lately overtook as British No.1, earlier than the Murray brothers be a part of forces for Scotland in what guarantees to be a showstopping finale towards Salisbury and Skupski.
Jamie Murray stated: “We’re bringing the very best gamers from the entire of the UK, so I anticipate the matches to be tremendous aggressive and actually top quality.
“Andy, Cam, Johnny and I are all determined to get on the market in entrance of the Aberdeen crowd and present what them what we are able to do.
“I do know the English guys are actually excited, too, so there it’s going to be a lot of enjoyable in addition to everybody going all out to get their crew a win and take dwelling the bragging rights as an early Christmas current.”
Restricted tickets stay through Ticketmaster for the occasion.
Schroders Battle of the Brits – Scotland versus England can be proven on BBC iPlayer and the Tennis Channel.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21
Night session (6.30pm)
Match 1: Cameron Norrie (SCO) v Kyle Edmund (ENG)
Match 2: Andy Murray (SCO) v Dan Evans (ENG)