Ladies' Night takes place on Tuesday night of WTA week. Ladies are encouraged to come for a night of tennis and take part in a Stylish Surprises competition that will take place in the Tennis Village.
The top ten finalists will be judged by selected players, will be featured in Gulf News Tabloid! and receive prizes. The overall winner will receive an invitation to the WTA Players' Party and two tickets to the women's final.
Catch & Win
Every day at the start of each session, fans will be able to ‘Catch and Win’ as 10 tennis balls are hit into the crowd. Each ball caught can be redeemed at the Dubai Duty Free stand for an exciting prize from the sponsors.
To celebrate the 25th Anniversary, Catch and Win this year will also feature ones silver ball and those winners are upgraded to VIP (will receive 2 x VIP tickets for the match) as well as receiving a prize.
On the first four days of WTA week and the first three of ATP week ticket holders will be encouraged to take a photograph of themselves in the Centre Court Grandstand showing their wristband for that day’s play, then post it via Instagram, Twitter or Facebook to be in the running to win two finals tickets. There will be six winners in total.
On the first four days of WTA week and the first three of ATP week ticket holders can check-in on Facebook or Instagram when they arrive at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium and they can win two finals tickets or autographed merchandise. There will be six winners in total.
Walk with a Winner
A new competition to encourage fans to attend quarter-finals matches.Ticket holders can take a photograph of themselves with the player cutout on quarter finals day and post it via Instagram or twitter to be in the running to the ‘walk with the winner’ prize. Winners will walk from the press conference room with their champion to the players’ lounge.
DDF Official Junior Reporter
A competition aimed at school children between the ages of 11-17 years to win the chance to ask a question to one of the tennis players during their post-match interview.
Tennis Surprise Draw
The Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise Draw offers its fans the chance to win a 2017 AUDI Q7 3.0 TFSI QUATRO TIPTRONIC (ORCA BLACK). Tickets are 500DHS each, with only 1300 entries available and are on sale at the Dubai Duty Free Finest Surprise counters at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium; in the Departures and Arrivals in Terminals 1, 2, 3 and Al Maktoum International Airport; at The Irish Village Craft Shop and at the DDF Finest Surprise counter at Jumeirah Beach Hotel. The winning ticket will be drawn at the Men's Final awards ceremony by the tournament Champion, Dubai Duty Free and Al Nabooda Automobiles senior officials.
Guess & Win
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Ball Count Competition offers ticket holders a chance to win an Audi R8 driving experience at the Dubai Autodrome.
Guess & Win coupons will be sold upon presentation of entry ticket or wristband to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium. Ten (10) lucky ticket holders will win an an Audi R8 driving experience at the Dubai Autodrome, for those who can guess the exact number of balls or comes the closest. Tickets are priced at AED10 each.
Radio Competitions and Promotions
ARN radio is running a number of competitions and promotions across all stations, Dubai Eye 103.8, Dubai 92, City, Virgin Radio, Al Khaleejiya, Al Arabiya 99 and Hit. Winners will receive tickets to the tennis.
Schools Activities and Promotions
In the lead up to the Championships selected schools received a visit from the tournament mascots Ace and Annette and had their photograph taken with the trophies. Students also had the opportunity to play the DDF tennis inflatable game as a fun introduction to the sport.