AEGON pro series tennis

The biggest tennis tournament in the South West gets underway in Barnstaple today, the Tarka Tennis Centre hosts the AEGON pro series every year.

Judy Murray at the AEGON pro series Barnstaple

by Seth Conway

The British Federation Cup captain Judy Murray has been at the AEGON pro series Barnstaple this morning.

The mother of British number one Andy Murray is in North Devon to watch the players who might make up part of her Fed cup team next year.

Judy Murray has been at the AEGON pro series Barnstaple this morning Credit: ITV News Westcountry

Nine British players are taking part along with a number of others hoping to qualify for the Barnstaple tournament.

Ms Murray also commented on the great facilities for indoor tennis in North Devon.

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Tennis tournament gets underway in Barnstaple

AEGON pro series is the richest tennis tournament in Britain outside of the grass court season Credit: ITV News West Country

The AEGON pro series Barnstaple tournament has got underway this morning.

The competition at the Tarka Tennis centre is the richest tennis tournament in Britain outside of the grass court season and the ATP finals in London. Heather Watson starts her singles campaign tomorrow but will play doubles this evening.