How to get Eastbourne Tennis tickets or watch on a live streamJune 26, 2018
The International Tennis Tournament in Eastbourne is underway once again with a mouth-watering tie in the second round of 2018.
Brit Andy Murray shocked Stan Wawvrinka in the opening round to record his first win in a year after a disappointing exit at Queens Tennis earlier this month. Murray won 6-1, 6-3 in the tie to secure progress after an impressive performance.
Now, with Wimbledon 2018 approaching, Murray will face off against British number one Kyle Edmund in the next round at Devonshire Park.
Fans will no doubt be interested in last-minute tickets to the event due to the nature of the tie – so here is everything you need to know about securing tickets to Eastbourne Tennis.
How to get tickets to Eastbourne Tennis
The official Eastbourne website says tickets for Wednesday 27 June are now sold out at Eastbourne. However, online reseller Stubhub does have a few last-minute tickets left at higher prices.
It says: “Tickets for Mon 25 – Wed 27 June are now sold out – we advise against travelling to Devonshire Park unless you have purchased tickets in advance for these three days.
“There are a limited number of tickets available for Thurs 28 – Sat 30 June – if you don’t have a ticket but you would like to attend, please contact the box office on 0844 5813015 before making a journey to Devonshire Park, Eastbourne.”
Tickets for the following days can be found here.
Tickets are priced from around £100 on resale websites this close to the tournament and are expected to increase in price if Andy Murray progresses to further rounds.
How to watch Eastbourne live stream
The tournament is not on the BBC but is available to stream from Amazon Prime Tennis, a new service for those who have an Amazon Prime account. You can get a free 30-day trial of Prime here.
Where is Eastbourne International Tennis?
The pre-Wimbledon tennis tournament usually takes place after Queens and before Wimbledon in the tennis calendar. An ATP 250 event, it does attract some big name players including those like Murray who need to get some games under their belt before the Wimbledon tournament.
Eastbourne Tennis takes place at Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club in Eastbourne. The grass court venue has a capacity of 8,000 and has been around since 1881.
The best way to get to the venue is via train – Eastbourne Railway Station is just 15 minutes walk from the ground and takes a little under an hour and a half from London. There is usually a special bus service from the station during the tournament.
For those who want to drive to Eastbourne Tennis tournament the main approach roads are the A22 from London, A259 from Hastings and A27 from Brighton. There are two NCP car parks near to the stadium. You can pre-book parking here.