Federer to play in Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships


Federer to play in Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Roger Federer will be back in Dubai next month as he looks to win a record eighth Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships title.

The 2019 edition of the region's premium professional tennis tournament will take place between February 17 and March 2.

Andy Murray, 2017 champion, will also be alongside world number seven Marin Cilic and world number nine Kei Nishikori.

On the women's front, two-time defending champion Elina Svitolina will be going for a hat-trick of Dubai wins.

She'll be joined by Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki and Naomi Osaka.

Tickets go on sale at 9:00 am on Thursday.