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The Eastbourne International is a tennis tournament on the Women's Tennis Association Tour and the ATP World Tour held at the Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club, Eastbourne, United Kingdom. Held since 1974, it is classified as a WTA Premier tournament on the WTA Tour. Also, it was an ATP World Tour 250 series on the ATP World Tour from 2009 to 2014. The tournament is played on outdoor grass courts, and is generally considered a "warm-up" for the Wimbledon Grand Slam event, which begins the following week. As from 2015 the annual tournament will return to a Ladies only event, with the Men's competition returning to Nottingham. It is currently sponsored by AEGON. The 2015 tournament took place from 22 to 27 June. In April 2016, it was announced that men's tennis would return to Eastbourne for the 2017 season with the ATP World Tour 250 series event being reinstated. - Source: Wikipedia

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