Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships receive prestigious award

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships receive prestigious award
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Published February 26th, 2015 - 12:01 GMT via SyndiGate.info

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The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships has received the ATP World Tour 500 Tournament of the Year Award for an unprecedented and remarkable 11th time in 12 years. .

The award was presented by Chris Kermode, ATP Executive Chairman and President, Alison Lee, Executive Vice President International Group, ATP, and World No. 1 player, Novak Djokovic, to ColmMcLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman of Dubai Duty Free, George Horan, President of Dubai Duty Free, Salah Tahlak, Tournament Director and Sinead El Sibai, Vice-President Marketing, Dubai Duty Free, at an award ceremony conducted on Centre Court on Tuesday.

The tournament continues to draw the very best players in the world, with this year's event featuring world number one and Wimbledon and Australian Open Champion Novak Djokovic, six-time Dubai winner Roger Federer, former Wimbledon and US Open champion and 2015 Australian Open runner-up Andy Murray and recent Australian Open semi-finalist, Tomas Berdych, among the top attractions.

The award is voted on by the players themselves, and Djokovicis just one who is full of praise for one of his favourite stops on the ATP World Tour.

© Copyright 2015 Emirates News Agency (WAM)

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