Event Owners & Organisers


Event Owner

Founded in 1983, Dubai Duty Free recorded first-year sales of US$20 million and has grown into one of the biggest travel retail operator in the world with sales turnover of US$1.93 billion in 2017.

Now employing over 5,900 people, the operation has consistently raised the benchmark for airport retailing and it continues to grow. Dubai Duty Free currently operates some 36,000sqm of retail space at Dubai International Airport and 2,500 sqm at Al Maktoum International that will grow in line with the massive development plans of Dubai South, which ultimately cover some 80,000sqm of retail.

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships is owned and organised by Dubai Duty Free and takes place under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Dubai Duty Free is the permanent Title Sponsor of the tournament and this year the tournament celebrates the 26th anniversary of the Men's and 18th anniversary of the Women's Championships.

Executive Vice Chairman & CEO Colm McLoughlin
COO/ Chairman of the Tennis Committee Ramesh Cidambi
Tournament Director Salah Tahlak
Senior Vice President - Marketing Sinead El Sibai
Project Manager Jasmin Micoyco
Chief of Officials Hany El Khafief
Chief of Ball Kids Clark Francis
Press Officer Sarah Marks
Players' Promotions Sinead El Sibai
Jumeirah Creekside Hotel Hyatt Dubai Regency Creek Heights
Garhoud, PO Box 78377,Dubai, UAE
Tel +971 (4) 2308555 Tel +971 4 553 1234
Fax +971 (4) 3016364
www.jumeirah.com www.dubaicreek.regency.hyatt.com
WTA & ATP Officials & Representatives
WTA Referee Clare Wood
WTA Partnerships Kathryn Chappetto
WTA Player Relations Neil Robinson
WTA Communications
Yanyan Xu
Chase Altieri
WTA Massage Therapist Lee Stang
WTA Local Massage Therapist Beverly Strathearn
Alma de Ontoy
WTA Primary Health Care Providers (PHCP) Lindsey Ayala
Karen Bull
Marty Kehoe
Victoria Shelley
WTA Chief of Umpire Hany El Khafief
WTA Tour Chair Umpires Kader Nouni
Mariana Alves
Julie Kjendile
Adel Nour
WTA IT Support Kacper Dworniczek
WTA DCL Kristina Armstrong
WTA Broadcast Clodagh Brennan
WTA Review Official Adel Borghei
Sabine Schultz
Shreeram Gokhale
WTA Security Director Bob Campbell
WTA Networks Stephen Moon
Joanna Mauger
ATP Supervisors Gerry Armstrong
Hans-Juergens Ochs
ATP Referee Hany El Khafief
ATP Tour Manager Fernando Sanchez
ATP PR & Marketing Richard Evans
Mark Epps
ATP IT Support Kacper Dworniczek
ATP Chief of Umpire Soner Sivri
ATP Tour Chair Umpires Kader Nouni
Renaud Lichtenstein
Ali Nili
Adel Nour
ATP Review Official Adel Borghei
Sabine Schultz
Shreeram Gokhale
Physiotherapist Seif Wardani
Yannick Lambrecht
WTA Wilson
ATP Wilson
Dubai Police at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
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