UAE. The 2019 Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Tennis Championships has scooped the Premier Five Match of the 12 months identify at the yearly Ladies’s Tennis Affiliation (WTA) 12 months-Finish Match Awards.
The Dubai Responsibility Unfastened-owned and organised match proved the most well liked with WTA gamers. The WTA Awards recognise excellence of workforce and organisation, the eagerness of lovers, and wider determination to the game and athletes in 4 classes: Premier Necessary, Premier 5, Premier and Global.
The Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Tennis Championships started with a Males’s ATP week in 1993, with the Girls WTA week becoming a member of the match in 2001, changing into a two-week back-to-back match.
The inaugural WTA match in 2001 was once named the Highest Match of the 12 months whilst in 2015, the match claimed its first Premier Five Match of the 12 months Award.
WTA CEO Steve Simon stated: “This award is an out of this world fulfillment because it recognises the super quantity of determination, funding and inviting spirit that Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Tennis Championships supply to verify the particular revel in that our WTA athletes experience in Dubai.
“We’re very proud to honour you as a standout match that has given ladies’s tennis the sort of particular degree on which to compete.”
Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Government Vice Chairman & CEO Colm McLoughlin commented: “We’re delighted that the WTA gamers have voted the Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Tennis Championships because the WTA Premier Five Match of the 12 months. Receiving this popularity within the Premier Five class, which contains tournaments in Rome, Cincinnati, Toronto/Montreal, and Wuhan, is a smart fulfillment and my due to all interested by making this match a perfect good fortune.”
McLoughlin famous that the Dubai Responsibility Unfastened match was once probably the most first tournaments at its stage to introduce equivalent prize cash for the WTA gamers and remained dedicated to such equality.
“Our due to the WTA group and the gamers for recognising the efforts made by way of Dubai Responsibility Unfastened in establishing this world-class match. We look ahead to welcoming the WTA Excursion over again subsequent February.”
Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Government Vice President for Company Services and products and Tennis Championships Match Director Salah Tahlak added: “Because of the WTA gamers for giving the Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Tennis Championships their vote as Premier Five Match of the 12 months. As you’ll believe, there may be numerous laborious paintings that is going on at the back of the scenes to make this match a good fortune and my due to everybody concerned.”Tahlak additionally thanked Colm McLoughlin, Dubai Responsibility Unfastened COO Ramesh Cidambi and Senior Vice President Advertising Sinead El Sibai for his or her make stronger.
“Thank you additionally to our Match Patron, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and High Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, for his ongoing make stronger,” he added.
As reported, Tahlak was once just lately re-elected for the fourth time as a Member of the ATP (Affiliation of Tennis Execs) Global Crew Council.
The Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Tennis Championships 2020 will happen from 17 to 19 February on the Dubai Responsibility Unfastened Tennis Stadium.