Andy Murray to play doubles in Dubai with a legend partner
Tennis - The World No. 1 will feature obviously in the singles draw as well
Singles and doubles for Andy Murray in the ATP 500 event of Dubai that starts on 27 February. The World No. 1 will play alongside Nedad Zimonjic in a quality doubles draw where there will be also the Australian Open champions Henri Kontinen and John Peers and the finalists Bryan Brothers. It's inusual for Murray to play doubles: in 2016 he did it only twice, t Indian Wells and Monte Carlo, while this year he lost in the first round to David Marrero and right Zimonjic, who won 56 ATP Doubles titles.
In the singles draw beyond Murray there will be also Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka, and the tournament director Salah Tahlak couldn't be happier for this very good field. 'We are looking forward to seeing the Australian Open men’s doubles and singles champions in action in Dubai', Tahlak said. 'The quality of the fields in both singles and doubles is superb, and with free admission to Courts 1,2 and 3 fans are in for a treat as the best in the world battle it out for the title', said Tournament Director Salah Tahlak.