New location announced for Boodles tennis event

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MereGolfResortandSpaThe Boodles Classique is moving venue and will take place at The Mere Golf Resort and Spa in 2013. The exhibition tennis event will take place from June 27-29 and will culminate in the Boodles Ball on Saturday, June 29.

Nicholas Wainwright, chairman of Boodles, commented: “It’s a testament to The Mere’s pedigree and track record in excellence that it has been chosen as new hosts of this major event in the North West. From event hospitality to customer service, The Mere is renowned in the region and with its newly launched facilities; we know there is a treat in store for customers coming to the Boodles Classique this year.”

The event is supported by a range of sponsors including: Asahi, Blue Bell BMW, Etihad Airways, Charles Stanley Financial Solutions, Asahi, Sunseeker with partners including The Warren, Bang and Olufsen, Moet and Chandon champagne, RocheBobois, Cheshire Life and Manchester Airport.

Mark Philippoussis, Henri Leconte and former Wimbledon champion Richard Krajicek have already committed to attend the event, which comprises a Moet and Chandon Champagne Reception on arrival, a three-course lunch, tennis and an Asahi Afternoon Tea Party. The Boodles Ball includes additional tennis followed by a gala dinner reception with a three-course meal and a fashion show.