Marin Cilic joins UAE Royals’ IPTL campaign
Reigning US Open champion and World No.9 Marin Cilic will represent the UAE Royals, the Dubai based IPTL franchise, in the inaugural edition of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).
Together with World No.1 Novak Djokovic, Cilic will lead the UAE Royals amongst the world’s finest players from the ATP and WTA rankings, said a media release.
Cilic will travel to the IPTL’s match destinations in the Philippines, Singapore and India before finally playing out to a packed stadium at Dubai’s Hamdan Sports Complex from December 11 to 13. As of now, the UAE Royals comprise Djokovic, Cilic, Canadian tennis sensation and current World No.6 Eugenie Bouchard, former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki, the legendary Goran Ivanisevic, who is also Cilic’s coach, doubles specialist Nenad Zimonjic, and Arab’s No.1 player Malek Jaziri.