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Wimbledon Champion to play at Liverpool tennis event

The women's champion at Wimbledon will be at the Liverpool international tennis festival

Tennis festival gets new venue and a Wimbledon champion

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartolli Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Liverpool International Tennis tournament starts later this week ... with some big names to pull in the crowds .

Star attraction will no doubt be Wimbledon women's champion Marion Bartolli who'll be playing the tournament along with former British number 1 Greg Rusedski.

Liverpool Cricket club will be the venue for 2014 Credit: PA

This year the event is moving from Calderstones Park to Liverpool Cricket club which last hosted a similar event in 1954. The tournament runs from June 19th - 22nd.

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