Under the Patronage of H.h. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai

February 18- March 2, 2024
Dubai Duty Free tennis stadium
February 18- March 2, 2024
Dubai Duty Free tennis stadium

Event Owners and Organisers

The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships is made possible by our owners and organisers

Owner & Organiser

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.

About Dubai Duty Free

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.

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Tournament Owners and Organisers

Executive Vice Chairman & CEO, Dubai Duty Free
Colm McLoughlin

Chief Operating Officer & Chairman of DDFTC
Ramesh Cidambi

Joint Chief Operating Officer & DDFTC Tournament Director
Salah Tahlak

Senior Vice President – Marketing
Sinead El Sibai

Tournament Project Manager
Jasmin Micoyco

Head of Security
Zayed Al Shebli

Chief of Officials
Hany Khafief

Chief of Ballkids
Clark Francis

Head of Broadcast Management
Bharat Godkhindi

Press Officer
Barry King

WTA & ATP Officials & Representatives

WTA Supervisors
Donna Kelso
Chahir Fitouhi
Chen Shu

WTA Referee 
Sheetal Iyer

WTA Player Relations 
Neil Robinson
Kevin Kylar

WTA Communications
Alex Prior
Laura Brown
Nicola Hargreaves

WTA Primary Health Care Providers (PHCPs)
Federica Scalabrino
Ikram Ouni
Paula Clos
Robyn Collins
Tash Weston

WTA Massage Therapist 
Florin Mihalache

Mental Health Care Provider (MHCP)
Caroline Zadina
Zoe Moffat

WTA Chief of Officials
Hany El Khafief

WTA Chair Umpires 
Adel Nour
Isabell Seefried
Miriam Bley
Cecilia Alberti
Marija Cicak
Pierre Bacchi
Marta Mrozinska

WTA Security
Jed Stopher

ATP Supervisors
Roland Herfel
Ahmed Abdel-Azim

ATP Referee
Hany El Khafief

ATP Tour Manager 
Diego Pedraza Novak

ATP PR & Marketing 
Omar Abdo

Paul Ness

ATP Chief of Umpire
Nitin Kannamwar

ATP Tour Chair Umpires
Adel Nour
Isabell Seefried
Miriam Bley
Manuel Messina
Pierre Bacchi

WTA/ATP Review Official
Abhishek Mukherjee
Melina Pelka
Lalit Singh

Official Tennis Ball

WTA week
Dunlop- Australian Open

ATP week
Dunlop – Australian Open

Official Hotel

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel

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