OMG: Roger Federer Has Been Spotted Near The Irish Village Like It's No Big Deal
The legend has landed
Dubai is tennis mad right now, following an amazing week of women's tennis which culminated in a huge win for unseeded Swiss player Belinda Bencic.
Which brings us to men's week. Round one of the Dubai Duty Free Championships kicks off on Monday, February 25 and the man that needs no introduction (a fellow Swiss player!) is in town and he's readying himself for the tournament.
The Dubai Open is a tournament Federer, currently ranked world No. 7 rarely misses, (he won it seven times during his sterling tennis career) so it's no surprise he's on the court preparing to take home his eight.
Federer was spotted at the Irish Village on Sunday
Getting those serves in
Everyone is confirming his presence
Yes yes yes!! He's in Dubai!!! pic.twitter.com/D4tHBt084W— Sharada 💯+1 (@SharadaK6) February 21, 2019
Roger Federer in Dubai 🇦🇪— Allez Roger (@kah22jad) February 21, 2019
First Practice 🎾
(IGS milica.gagic) pic.twitter.com/MzD2xpUgYt
Federer spoke to Dubai media ahead of men's week: He's hoping to claim his 8th title
More of this please
Federer faces some stiff competition
World No.7 Marin Cilic, No.9 Kei Nishikori, No.11 Karen Khachanov, No. 12 Borna Coric and No.15 Stefanos Tsitsipas are ready to go for the men's* round one, which kicks off on Monday, February 25.
Cilic has been doing the tourist trail and posted some Burj Khalifa snaps
Tickets available here
You can also purchase tickets at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium Box Office. Hurry!