World No. 1 Novak Djokovic looking forward to playing in IPTL
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is looking forward to playing in the much anticipated International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).
New Delhi: World No. 1 Novak Djokovic is looking forward to playing in the much anticipated International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).
Djokovic, who will be playing for UAE Royals, expressed his views on social micro-blogging site Twitter.
— Novak Djokovic (@DjokerNole) October 28, 2014
Other players who will be playing alongside Djokovic in UAE Royals are Caroline Wozniacki, Goran Ivanisevic, Eugenie Bouchard and Marin Cilic.
Notably, in what was one of the greatest moments for Indian tennis fans, 17-time Grand Slam champion Federer confirmed to play in IPTL where he replaced Rafael Nadal for the Indian Aces team. Nadal withdrew from the tournament due to injury. The Swiss legend will also lead Indian team.
Other big names who will play for the Indian Aces are Pete Sampras, Gael Monfils, Ana Ivanovic and Fabrice Santoro. Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna are the two Indian players in the squad. Women’s World No. 1 Serena Williams will also be present, playing for Singapore Lions.
Other world class players who will be a part of the league are Andy Murray, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Maria Sharapova and Lleyton Hewitt.
The league is scheduled to be played across four locations. Philippines will kick off proceedings, followed by Singapore, India and UAE. The India leg will be held from 6th to 8th December 2014 in Delhi.