A five-time winner. Four of the world’s top 10. Three previous champions. Two of the game’s greatest ever. One eventual victor. The countdown to the 31st Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, set to run from February 19 to March 4, scores with an impressive Men’s field that will feature a host of emerging and established names, including four Grand Slam winners. And also the Women’s line-up is spectacular Featuring 17 of Top 20 players.
Ladys first! The 31st edition of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships kicks of on February 19 with an exceptional field of seven of the world’s top 10 female players!
WTA World No.1 Iga Swiatek heads a star-starred field for the extravaganza at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, from February 19-25, which also includes Arab superstar and World No.2 Ons Jabeur; Jessica Pegula (No.3) and Caroline Garcia (No.4). Fans will get to see 17 of the top 20 ranked players in action with Latvia’s Ostapenko, winner at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium in 2022, confirming she will defend her crown at this year’s WTA 1000 event.
“The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships has a long history of providing fans with the chance to watch the best players in the world. With seven of the top 20 men, including Novak, as well as last year’s winner Andrey Rublev and a host of others, spectators in Dubai are in for another fantastic, unmissable tournament.”Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free
Following what promises to be an action-packed week of women’s action at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, World No.2 Rafael Nadal, injury permitting, and World No.5 Novak Djokovic remain on course to head an impressive ATP line-up boasting four of the world’s top 10 male players, from February 25 to March 4.
Reigning Dubai champion Andrey Rublev (World No.6) will return to defend his title at Dubai’s ATP 500 event and is joined by 2021 US Open winner Daniil Medvedev (World No.8). The extended field features nine of the world’s top 20, including Olympic Gold medalist Alexander Zverev, World No.11 Hubert Hurkacz, 2014 US Open champion Marin Cilic, World No.15 Pablo Carreno Busta, World No.20 Karen Kachanov, a Dubai resident and quarterfinalist at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium in 2020. Tickets for the 31st edition of the Championships, which runs from February 19 – March 4, are on sale now at dubaidutyfreetennischampionships.com
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