Firm sponsors Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Feb 08, 2016

With a long-standing presence in the Middle East serving clients across the region for 80 years, J.P. Morgan is delighted to announce the firm’s sponsorship of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for the second year running. This year marks the 24th ATP event and the 16th WTA event which will take place from the 15th to the 27th of February at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.

“We are proud to be one of the lead sponsors of the tournament again this year. It allows us an opportunity to share our love of tennis and highlight our ongoing commitment to the region,” says Sjoerd Leenart, Senior Country Officer for J.P. Morgan Middle East, Turkey and Africa. “The Dubai Duty Free Championships is a wonderful event which always gets a fantastic response from players and spectators. We are truly looking forward to witnessing some great tennis and are confident it will be a very memorable event.”

Tickets for the event are on sale at the Box Office at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium, which is open from 9am to 9pm daily and online at

About Dubai Duty Free
The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships launched as an ATP 250 Men’s event in 1993. Since its inception, the Championship has continued to go from strength to strength. The WTA Women’s tournament was added to the program in 2001. In 2009 the Men’s event was upgraded to ATP 500 status, while the Women’s event became a Premier level event the same year. The Women’s event now alternates with Doha as a Premier or Premier 5 event, in 2016 it is a Premier event. The roll call of players in both men’s and women’s tournaments reads like a “who’s who” of tennis stars. The tournament takes place under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai.


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