The Battle of the Brits is an exhibition tennis tournament that was played at the P&J Arena in Aberdeen, Scotland in late December 2022.
The tournament saw Team Scotland take on Team England with top tennis stars like Andy Murray, Joe Salisbury, and Dan Evans playing in the event.
2022 Battle of the Brits Tennis Tournament
|Venue:||P&J Arena (Aberdeen)|
|Dates:||21st to the 22nd of December 2022|
|Court Surface:||Indoor Hard Courts|
|Teams:||Team Scotland and Team England|
Dates and Match Schedule
The 2022 tournament was held on the 21st and 22nd of December 2022 with four singles matches and two doubles matches being played over the course of two days.
Session 1 on Day 1 kicked off with two singles matches with Aidan McHugh taking on Dan Evans, and Andy taking on Jack Draper.
Session 2* saw a doubles match, followed by a singles match and session 3* saw a singles match followed by the final doubles match.
*Session 2 and 3 were played on day 2 of the event.
|Session #||Date & Time||Matches|
|1||21st of December 2022 (6:30 pm)||Aidan McHugh vs Evans, followed by Andy Murray vs Jack Draper|
|2||22nd of December 2022 (1:00 pm)||Jamie Murray/Jonny O’Mara vs Joe Salisbury/Paul Jubb, followed by A.Murray vs D.Evans|
|3||22nd of December 2022 (6:30 pm)||Aidan McHugh vs Jack Draper, followed by the Murray Brothers vs Evans/Neal Skupski|
Tickets for the 2022 tournament were sold through Ticketmaster.co.uk, with tickets starting from approximately £35.
Below are the nine players the represented Team Scotland and Team England in the 2022 tournament.
Andy Murray and Aidan McHugh played in two singles matches each, with Andy also teaming up with his brother Jamie to play doubles on the final day.
Cameron Norrie was also due to play in the event but he pulled out of the tournament.
- Andy Murray
- Jamie Murray
- Jonny O’Mara
- Aidan McHugh
Dan Evans and Jack Draper played in the singles matches for Team England while Neal Skupski and Joe Salisbury partnered with each other in both doubles matches.
- Dan Evans
- Jack Draper
- Joe Salisbury
- Neal Skupski
- Paul Jubb
Team England won the 2022 Battle of the Brits 8-4 after they won three out of the 4 singles matches and one of the doubles matches.
Evans bt. McHugh – 6-4, 6-2
A.Murray bt. Draper – 6-2, 1-6, 12-10
Salisbury/Jubb bt. J.Murray/O’Mara – 6-4, 5-7, 10-6
Evans bt. A.Murray – 6-4, 6-3, 10-8
Jubb bt. McHugh – 6-2, 6-2
Murray Brothers bt. Dan Evans/Neal Skupski – 6-3, 6-4
For more information on the 2022 tournament, check out the tournament’s official website.