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Birmingham Gallery: Ann Jones Centre Court

An all-star doubles exhibition took place in Birmingham to christen the newly-named Ann Jones Centre Court. Ann Jones herself was present - who are the four players in the exhibition?

Published June 11, 2013 12:00

WTA legend Ann Jones was on hand for a very special exhibition at the Aegon Classic on Sunday.
WTA legend Ann Jones was on hand for a very special exhibition at the Aegon Classic on Sunday.
There was an all-star doubles exhibition match to christen the newly-named Ann Jones Centre Court.
There was an all-star doubles exhibition match to christen the newly-named Ann Jones Centre Court.
Jones, who was born in Birmingham, won three Grand Slams - two French Opens and one Wimbledon.
Jones, who was born in Birmingham, won three Grand Slams - two French Opens and one Wimbledon.
Also on hand was English singer Laura Wright, who sang five of her biggest hits earlier in the event.
Also on hand was English singer Laura Wright, who sang five of her biggest hits earlier in the event.
Wright also showed off her tennis skills alongside fellow Brit and WTA rising star Heather Watson.
Wright also showed off her tennis skills alongside fellow Brit and WTA rising star Heather Watson.
Wright with Sorana Cirstea, one of the WTA's more established stars - she is No.24 in the world.
Wright with Sorana Cirstea, one of the WTA's more established stars - she is No.24 in the world.
Cirstea and Watson paired up with two of Britain's former greats, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.
Cirstea and Watson paired up with two of Britain's former greats, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.
Henman played with Watson, Rusedski played with Cirstea. Which pair won? Keep scrolling to find out.
Henman played with Watson, Rusedski played with Cirstea. Which pair won? Keep scrolling to find out.
Henman is a six-time Grand Slam semifinalist - Wimbledon four times, the French once and US Open once.
Henman is a six-time Grand Slam semifinalist - Wimbledon four times, the French once and US Open once.
But it was Cirstea and Rusedski who came out on top. Jones helped present all of their trophies.
But it was Cirstea and Rusedski who came out on top. Jones helped present all of their trophies.
There was some crowd participation afterwards - kids and all ages from the crowd were invited to join.
There was some crowd participation afterwards - kids and all ages from the crowd were invited to join.
The Ann Jones Centre Court is part of a big redevelopment, which also includes an indoor facility.
The Ann Jones Centre Court is part of a big redevelopment, which also includes an indoor facility.
  • WTA legend Ann Jones was on hand for a very special exhibition at the Aegon Classic on Sunday.
  • There was an all-star doubles exhibition match to christen the newly-named Ann Jones Centre Court.
  • Jones, who was born in Birmingham, won three Grand Slams - two French Opens and one Wimbledon.
  • Also on hand was English singer Laura Wright, who sang five of her biggest hits earlier in the event.
  • Wright also showed off her tennis skills alongside fellow Brit and WTA rising star Heather Watson.
  • Wright with Sorana Cirstea, one of the WTA's more established stars - she is No.24 in the world.
  • Cirstea and Watson paired up with two of Britain's former greats, Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski.
  • Henman played with Watson, Rusedski played with Cirstea. Which pair won? Keep scrolling to find out.
  • Henman is a six-time Grand Slam semifinalist - Wimbledon four times, the French once and US Open once.
  • But it was Cirstea and Rusedski who came out on top. Jones helped present all of their trophies.
  • There was some crowd participation afterwards - kids and all ages from the crowd were invited to join.
  • The Ann Jones Centre Court is part of a big redevelopment, which also includes an indoor facility.
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