GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

February 8, 2018 – DUBAI, UAE:   With a spectacular line-up which includes seven of the world's top ten female players, the excitement is building for the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships which gets underway in just over a week's time at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium in Garhoud.

One of the best fields to be seen outside of a Grand Slam will be in action from 19th to 24th February during the WTA Tournament, and for only 55dhs per day for Days 1-3, fans will see a line-up which boasts five former world number ones and four players who between them have won an incredible eleven Grand Slams. The stellar line-up of former world number ones includes reigning Wimbledon champion and former French Open champion Garbine Muguruza, five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova, Australian Open runner-up Simona Halep, 2018 Sydney champion and two-time Grand Slam winner Angelique Kerber and 2016 US Open finalist Karolina Pliskova.

Also in the mouth-watering line-up is defending Dubai champion, recent Brisbane winner and world number three Elina Svitolina, two time Wimbledon champion and former Dubai champion Petra Kvitova, top ten players Caroline Garcia and Julia Goerges, 2017 US Open runner-up Madison Keys, recent St Petersburg finalist Kristina Mladenovic and Australian number one and 2018 Sydney runner-up Ashleigh Barty.

Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of tournament owners and organizers Dubai Duty Free is delighted with the line-up of players competing in Dubai this year, “The women's field this year is spectacular and tennis fans in Dubai are in for a real treat. Nowhere in the world would you be able to see such a quality field for such great value.”

Tournament Director Salah Tahlak said “We are looking forward to another exciting tournament this year. We are delighted to be welcoming the top players back again, and with so much happening in the village over the fortnight the atmosphere this year will be wonderful”.

“Tennis fans will be able to see some fantastic tennis right from the first day of the tournament, sports fans could not get better value for money anywhere. As always, entry for Courts 1, 2 and 3 is free, so even those without a grandstand ticket can still see top players on the outer courts during the first three days of the tournament.”

Tennis fans are expected again to flock to the stadium to witness the spectacular matches, as well as enjoying the packed social program. As always, the Tennis Village will be buzzing all fortnight with entertainment, music, autograph signings, the big screens showing the action live and a host of other events and activities including Kids' Days, Ladies' Night, Men's Night and plenty of competitions for fans to win those sought after finals tickets.

The tournament continues between 26th February and 3rd March with the 26th staging of the ATP World Tour event which is headed by world number four and ATP World Tour Finals champion Grigor Dimitrov, with rising stars Lucas Pouille, Karen Khatchanov and Damir Dzumhur facing the experienced Roberto Bautista Agut, Philipp Kohlschreiber and Richard Gasquet in the battle to claim the coveted men's trophy.

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships is owned and organised by Dubai Duty Free, and held under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Grandstand ticket prices for the WTA event start at AED55 for opening rounds to AED735 for the ATP finals, with daily Prime A and Prime B tickets and season tickets also available. (All inclusive of VAT). 

Tickets for every day of the event including the finals are still available online, and from the Box Office, which is open 9am -9pm daily. 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 15622 times
Posted on : Thursday, February 8, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Kristoff Secures Fourth as European Champion Edges Closer to a Podium Finish
Next Story : Omega Opens Its Olympic Exhibition in Seoul
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
BodyO launches officially its AiPod for a full body check-up during the Gitex Fu...
The World of Aigner Wunderkammer
Manero Peripheral (43 Mm) Classic Watchmaking Meets State of,the Art Technology
Fifi & Friends - Now available at more outlets across the UAE
BOLLYWOOD PARKS™ Dubai introduces 11 new shows with a new line up of performance...
Halloween “Catwoman” mask using BROW products
Corum Heritage Eleganza- Dedicated to the stylish woman
Win up to 250,000 Gold coins at Malabar Gold & Diamonds this festive season
With more collections and a more spacious car parking, Kalyan Silks moves to El...
Dubai Shopping Festival Returns With Much-awaited Mega Raffles
Joyalukkas Celebrates the Festival of Light with Irresistible Offers
Dubai's newest social hub - Bar Baar introduces ‘Thela Baar Brunch'
Michael Kors to Introduce a Special-edition Whitney Handbag for the Middle East
Hour Choice presents Coach Park Collection (Suede straps)
Saddle Up With kate spade Fall 2018
Introducing the Nokia 7.1 to the UAE
W Motors and Safe City Group introduce the BEAST PATROL at GITEX: One of the mo...
Sharjah Government pavilion highlights digital transformation of Sharjah at GITE...
Be Thankful with Tub of Butter This Thanksgiving
Sunglasses Trends for Fall/Winter 2018
Scuderia Ferrari Aspire Watch Special Edition Gift Set
CITIZEN Unveils 100th Anniversary Limited Edition Collection
Rado DiaMaster Ceramos Automatic
Toyota's legendary King goes urban with the 2019 Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition
Sharjah Girl Guides Unleash their Power on International Day of the Girl Child
Nissan to Make Official On-track Formula E Debut
Western Digital powers AI-enabled storage for futuristic surveillance and security
Provacuno - Spain's largest Inter-professional Association introduces Spanish Be...
Dubai Festival City Run 2018 to take place on November 9th
Healthcare leaders sign in Dubai a Call for Action to raise awareness about ‘sil...
Epson Introduces the New A3 and A4 business inkjet aimed at busy workgroups duri...
HUGO BOSS Watches Jump Collection
Daikin eyes significant expansion of business in the UAE
Dubai's Jehad Medical Clinic bags JCI for the third time
Avivo's Ribbon of Life Walk in support of Breast Cancer on 19th October
Synx, Pand.ai, and AIMLedge named winners of startAD's Artificial Intelligence V...
Tissot Bella Ora Round Style incarnate
Dubai Business Women Council witnesses 36.5% growth in total membership since th...
L'oréal Among the Top 10 of Thomson Reuters Diversity & Inclusion Index
Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratization (MOHRE) Honors Union Coop for its ...
Neymar Jr. Partners With GaGà Milano as Brand Ambassador
Jeddah Airport delegation applauds Dubai Customs' experience in facilitating tra...
Swiss Chemicals & Building Material Giant “Sika” Expands Operations in UAE with ...
400 UAE residents come together on World Arthritis Day
Trust Corine de Farme for Sulfate-Free Baby Products
Dubai Health Authority showcases its smart services at GITEX 2018.
Roda Al Bustan and Roda Amwaj Suites acclaimed as regional leaders in hospitality
FBN Next Generation Lombard Odier Award 2018 champions the next generation of en...
Majid Al Futtaim Celebrates the Grand Opening of Aloft City Centre Deira
Nawah Energy Company Establishes World's First Nuclear Language Proficiency Standards