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The Oberoi, Dubai to host stars of International Premier Tennis League 11th – 13th December 2014

The Oberoi, Dubai, The Oberoi Group’s first property in the UAE, has announced its appointment as the Official Hotel in Dubai for the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).  In addition to hosting international, award winning tennis stars including World Number 1 Novak Djokovic, former World Number 1 Caroline Wozniacki and the legendary Goran Ivanisevic, the hotel also launches a unique IPTL package for guests, available from 11th – 13th  December 2014.

On behalf of the IPTL, league founder and veteran tennis star, Mahesh Bhupathi said, “We’re pleased to associate with The Oberoi as the IPTL’s Official Hotel in Dubai. With its renowned spirit of hospitality and warmth, we’re sure the world’s leading tennis stars and IPTL guests will find the hotel to be an ideal place to come home to each day.”  

Mr. Karim Bizid, General Manager at The Oberoi, Dubai, said, “The Oberoi Dubai is proud to partner with International Premier Tennis League as its official hotel in Dubai. We are looking forward to welcome tennis legends and guests and enhance their stay experience through our award winning hospitality and service.”  

The much-awaited team-based tennis league will feature the best current and former ATP and WTA stars playing for four franchises in the UAE, India, Singapore and Philippines. The star-studded teams include 21 Grand Slam Champions and 14 current and former World Number Ones.  After a series of matches in Manila, Singapore and New Delhi, the inaugural edition of the IPTL will conclude in the UAE, with matches scheduled in Dubai from 11th – 13th December 2014.

During these dates, The Oberoi, Dubai will host the international players that make up the UAE ‘Royals’ team, including World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, World No. 9 Marin Cilic, Canadian tennis sensation Eugenie Bouchard, former World Number One Caroline Wozniacki, the legendary Goran Ivanisevic, doubles specialist Nenad Zimonjic and the Number One Arab player in the world, Malek Jaziri.  

In-house guests will also enjoy the opportunity to meet their sporting heroes.  Celebrating the spirit of the tournament, players and guests alike will be able to indulge their palates with healthy and organic menus, specially crafted for the occasion by Executive Chef Dirk Haltenhof and his team.

Overlooking the Burj Khalifa and located in the heart of Business Bay just minutes from Dubai Mall, The Oberoi, Dubai is a contemporary hotel that embodies height, light and space throughout its 252 rooms and suites and three signature restaurants. Discerning diners can choose from Ananta, the Indian signature restaurant, Umai, a contemporary Asian restaurant and the elegant Lobby Lounge, which will be serving à la carte options after sunset. Guests can also enjoy The Oberoi Wellness Centre which features a well-equipped gymnasium and infinity pool, The Oberoi Spa and daily offered complimentary yoga classes.

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