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2021 Nottingham Open

The 2021 Nottingham Open (currently known as the Nature Valley Open for sponsorship reasons) is a professional tennis tournament that is a WTA 250 event on the women’s tour and an ATP Challenger event on the men’s tour. First played in 1970, the grass court event is used by many players as a warm-up event for Wimbledon.

The 2021 event will be played between the 5th and 13th June 2021. The 2020 tournament was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic so the defending champions from 2019 are:

2019 Men’s Singles Champion – Dan Evans (GBR) 2019 Women’s Singles Champion – Caroline Garcia (FRA) 2019 Men’s Doubles Champion – Santiago González (MEX) / Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi (PAK) 2019 Women’s Doubles Champion – Desirae Krawczyk (USA) / Giuliana Olmos (MEX)

Where is the 2021 Nottingham Open?

The tournament is held at the Nottingham Tennis Centre in Nottingham, a city in the Midlands of England.

Address: University Blvd, Nottingham NG7 2QH

How do I get there?

The Nottingham Tennis Centre is held within the University Park area of Nottingham, approximately 2 miles south west of Nottingham’s city centre.

Airport: East Midlands Airport is 13 miles to the south of Nottingham and serves many European destinations. From the airport, The Skylink bus service runs to the city and stops directly outside of the club.

Thinking of going to Nottingham? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Coach: Coaches currently run close to Station Street, next to Nottingham Train Station.

National Express has links to many destinations from Nottingham, you can search and book your tickets here.

Alternatively, Megabus offers cheap travel to Nottingham and offers over 10 routes from Barnstaple, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Leeds, Leicester, London, Plymouth and Sheffield. You can search and book your tickets here.

Driving & Parking: The tennis centre is located just off the A52, use the A6005 exit towards City Centre/Long Eaton and follow Beeston Road. Public car parking is available adjacent to the tennis centre in Highfields Park (NG7 2PS) and is available to book in advance. Alternatively use the Tram Park & Ride just off the A52 or at Hucknall off Junction 27 of the M1.

Train: Nottingham Train Station has services to Birmingham New Street, Cardiff Central, Derby, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool Lime Street, London St Pancras, Manchester Piccadilly, Norwich,  and Sheffield. From the train station take the tram as below, or walking will take around about 45 minutes.

Thinking of catching a train to Nottingham? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Tram: The Nottingham Express Transit (NET) runs to the University of Nottingham, just a 3 minute walk away and runs every 7 minutes from Nottingham Train Station. During the tournament, tram tickets cost just £2 for those with tickets to the tennis.

Where to stay in Nottingham

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Nottingham by clicking here.


How do I get tickets to the 2021 Nottingham Open?

Tickets for the general public usually go on sale in October, you can purchase tickets through the tournament’s ticketing partner, The Ticket Factory by clicking here.

Further Information

Nottingham Open Official Website

ATP Event Official Page

WTA Event Official Page

Nottingham Tennis Centre Official Website

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