For a consecutive year, Williams Liverpool BMW provided luxury transport for Liverpool’s highly coveted sporting event, ensuring renowned tennis players and VIP’s arrived in the comfort and style in the, spectacularly innovative, BMW i3.
The tournament, which took place at the 207-year-old Liverpool Cricket Club between June 15 and 18 in Aigburth, progressed into it’s 16th year under record breaking temperatures. The tournament has played host to many of the tennis legends including John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Novak Djokovic and Caroline Wozniacki, and it was Robert Kendrick’s turn to be the big name amongst the legends this year.
During the four-day event, along with providing luxury transport for the tennis players, Williams Liverpool BMW displayed a number of the latest BMW models including the head-turning BMW i8 super car, BMW 1 Series, BMW X5, BMW M4 Convertible and luxurious BMW 7 Series. Attendees had the chance to familiarise themselves with the state-of-the-art vehicles throughout the tournament.
Two-time ATP title winner Steve Darcis came out the victor, against Marcus Willis, to win the Liverpool Hope International Tennis Tournament 2017. Steve Darcis, from Belgium, beat, Slough Born, Marcus Willis 7-5 6-3 to round off a captivating tournament.
Steve Darcis continued the recent form from his best Grand Slam result to date (in singles) in the 2017 Australian Open, where he defeated Sam Groth and Diego Schwartzman both in 4 sets, to reach the third round.
Marcus Willis was playing the Liverpool Hope International Tennis Tournament for the first time since incredibly making it into the second round of Wimbledon last year.
The Women’s Singles final was won by Slovenian tennis player Polona Hercog, who has been ranked as high as No.35 in singles, who beat the Italian Corrina Dentoni 6-2 6-4.
On reflect of this year’s competition, Tournament Director Anders Borg said:
“Congratulations to Polona Hercog and Steve Darcis on winning the 16th Liverpool Hope University International Tennis Tournament by beating Corinna Dentoni and Marcus Willis in two incredible well played finals. A big thanks you as well to our legends Robert Kendrick, Barry Cowan and Guillermo Canas and all the other participants for putting on a great show. Thank you also to all the sponsors and everyone at the Liverpool Cricket Club, we could not have done this without you:”