Under the Patronage of H.h. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
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 32nd year of the Men’s and 24th year of the Women’s Championships.
Founded on 20th December 1983, Dubai Duty Free, now in its 40th year of operation, has grown into one of the biggest single travel retail operators in the world.
Now employing over 5,400 people, the operation has consistently raised the benchmark for airport retailing, and it continues to grow.
Currently operating around 40,000 sqm of retail space across Dubai International and Al Maktoum International airports, Dubai Duty Free continues its investment in the development and expansion of its retail offering.
In addition to its retail division, Dubai Duty Free operates a Leisure Division which includes The Irish Village, located in both Garhoud and in Dubai Studio City, The Century Village, the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, home to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, and The Jumeirah Creekside Hotel.
To date, Dubai Duty Free has received over 760 awards which bear testimony to the operation’s retail success including numerous personal tributes presented to the Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Colm McLoughlin, for the significant role he has played in the growth of the duty free industry.
Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Dubai Duty Free
Chief Operating Officer & Chairman of DDFTC
Joint Chief Operating Officer & DDFTC Tournament Director
Senior Vice President – Marketing
Sinead El Sibai
Tournament Project Manager
Head of Security
Zayed Al Shebli
Chief of Officials
Chief of Ballkids
Head of Broadcast Management
WTA Player Relations
WTA Primary Health Care Providers (PHCPs)
WTA Massage Therapist
Mental Health Care Provider (MHCP)
WTA Chief of Officials
Hany El Khafief
WTA Chair Umpires
Hany El Khafief
ATP Tour Manager
Diego Pedraza Novak
ATP PR & Marketing
ATP Chief of Umpire
ATP Tour Chair Umpires
WTA/ATP Review Official
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