The annual Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships will return in 2019 with world-class players expected to wow crowds at this unmissable sporting event. One of the most popular tournaments on the ATP and Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) World Tours, it has seen victories by the likes of tennis pros Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Venus Williams.
This two-week long championship is a spectacle of fierce competition between top tennis players on the court and energising entertainment for spectators off the court. It will consist of a WTA Premier 700 women’s event followed by the ATP 500 men’s competition. The 2019 session will see seven-time Dubai champion Roger Federer and Scot Andy Murray return to the court, while Simona Halep headlines a WTA rollcall featuring nine of the world’s top 10 players.
With 27 years in the ATP tournament and 19 years in the WTA tournament under its belt, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships is recognised as a prime sporting event in the region and has received many awards of recognition by both The ATP and WTA. The championship is owned and organised by Dubai Duty Free and held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.