Jamie and Sir Andy Murray heading for tennis event in Aberdeen

Brothers Jamie and Sir Andy Murray are heading for Aberdeen this December - for a special Battle of the Brits tennis event.

Jamie is organising the Scotland versus England event at P&J Live on December 21 and 22.

It will be the first chance to watch the Murrays play on home turf since Sir Andy took on Roger Federer in Glasgow in November 2017.

The English side will feature current UK number one Dan Evans, with a full list of players to be released in the coming weeks.

Jamie said: "I am super excited to bring live tennis to Scotland. Andy and I have had some incredible experiences competing as part of Team GB in Davis Cup in Scotland but to be able to represent Scotland is such a unique opportunity for us, especially against England.

"I would love to think Andy's and my achievements can inspire a passion for tennis in Scotland and help build a lasting legacy for the sport here. Bringing big tennis events to Scotland is a huge part of that - this will be an amazing two days of tennis and entertainment for all the family."

Louise Stewart, head of entertainment at P&J Live, said: "We are thrilled to be hosting this unique and exciting event at P&J Live. This will be the first ever tennis event to be held at the north-east of Scotland’s events complex. We will be ending the year on a high."

The event will feature six matches, four singles and two doubles, played over a two-day period. This domestic event follows the successful launch of ‘Battle of the Brits’ in July 2020 at the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton, which was followed by a high-profile mixed team event the following month and a third men’s and women’s singles tournament last December at the same venue.

Tickets for the Aberdeen event go on sale via Ticketmaster at 1pm today.

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