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.

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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.