The movie star Hugh Grant (59) serves at the Swedish senior tennis championship. The British actor ("Notting Hill") contests his first individual match in the age group U60 at the championship in the Swedish tennis center Båstad on Sunday, as can be seen from the tournament table. The year of birth 1960 should be decisive for the Ü60 classification. Grant turns 60 on September 9.
Despite the prominent participant, there will not be an audience: According to the corona restrictions in Sweden, no more than 50 people should be allowed on the facility, including mainly the players and their families, as the organizers of the German Press Agency confirmed on Tuesday . The Swedish newspaper Sydsvenskan had first reported on Grant's tournament debut.
Grant has been married to the Swedish Anna Eberstein since 2018. The two are considered tennis fans, who are seen more often in the audience of larger tournaments around the world.
The couple have three children together and often spend the summer in their holiday home in Torekov near Båstad. The senior championship there takes place from July 23 to August 2.