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Watch World’s Best at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship

Why wait for Wimbledon when the world’s best tennis players are all set to compete for the title in the beautiful and picturesque surroundings of Dubai. It’s going to be a fantastic Game, Set and Match tournament. Tension, pace and grace will continue to enthrall the City of Dubai in 2013.

A trip Down Memory Lane of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships men’s event is now in its 21st year where as the women’s event enjoys its 12th successful year in Dubai. Since its inception the tournament has grown in size and prominence and is staged in Aviation Club Tennis Centre.

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship is held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Dates of Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship 2012

Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Matches will begin on 18th February 2013 and end on 23rd February 2013.

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Matches will begin on <25th February and end on 2nd March 2013.

Crème de la Creme of Tennis @ Dubai Tennis Tournament

Get ready to see the world-famous Tennis stars during the tournament. Five time champion Roger Federer is expected to make a huge come back this year as he will return to compete with World No. 1 Novak Djokovic for a prize fund worth $ 1,785,500. A stellar line up of stars including big names like Tomas Berdych, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Juan Martin Del Potro and Janko Tipsarevic will be there too.

In WTA tough competition is expected between the two rivals and champions Serena Williams and world number one Victoria Azarenka. Joining them would be the top 17 players of the world including Caroline Wozniacki, Agnieszka Radwanska, World former No. 1 Venus Williams and Elena Dementieva.

Day Date WTA Rounds
Sat 16-Feb Qualifying Women's
Sun 17-Feb Qualifying Women's
Mon 18-Feb 1st Round
Tue 19-Feb 2nd Round
Wed 20-Feb 3rd Round
Thur 21-Feb Quarterfinals
Fri 22-Feb Semifinals
Sat 23-Feb Finals
Day Date ATP World Tour Rounds
Sat 23-Feb Qualifying Men's
Sun 24-Feb Qualifying Men's
Mon 25-Feb 1st Round
Tue 26-Feb 2nd Round
Wed 27-Feb 3rd Round
Thur 28-Mar Quarterfinals
Fri 01-Mar Semifinals
Sat 02-Mar Finals
Fun Filled Activities to Match the 20th Anniversary of Dubai Tennis Championship

A host of activities are planned by the organizers to add spice to the tournament such as Ladies day, Kids Clinics, Tennis Emirates Clinic and Special Needs Clinic.

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis tournament is a perfect excuse to come and stay at Dubai especially when the stakes are so high. Nothing compares to being in the arena, getting a chance to meet the players in person and enjoying a wonderful holiday break at the city of Entertainment.

Be a smart traveler and choose from a large selection of Dubai holiday Apartments and save money on your trip. My Dubai Stay apartments are located at Dubai’s most desirable locations and you will be at the heart of all the action and fun. 2012 is already labeled as the most exciting, unpredictable and competitive year in tennis history- Embrace this opportunity and enjoy Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship with your friends and family.