New Delhi, 17 October 2014: International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), along with the Micromax Indian Aces, announced that ticket sales for the Delhi leg of the inaugural IPTL will start after the Diwali weekend.
Icon player Roger Federer, 14 time Grand Slam Champion Pete Sampras, teammates Gael Monfils, Ana Ivanovic, Fabrice Santoro, and Indian players Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna will make up the formidable Indian squad and take on the Manila Mavericks, the UAE Royals, and the Singapore Slammers during the three day extravaganza.
Other top stars that will play in New Delhi include Novak Djokovic, Caroline Wozniacki, Eugenie Bouchard, Goran Ivanisevic, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Daniela Hantuchova, Tomas Berdych, Lleyton Hewitt, Carlos Moya, Patrick Rafter, Kirsten Flipkens and Nenad Zimonjic.
During the 3 day event (December 6, 7 and 8, 2014), at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, sports fans will get to see two matches a day, first at 4:00 pm and second match starting at 7:30 pm. Each ticket will allow spectators to watch the 3 day action. The indoor stadium, with its 15,000 plus seating capacity, is the largest indoor sports arena in India and the third-largest in Asia.
“Sports fans in India are in for a treat; having the opportunity to watch all these stars at one fixed price does not exist at any tennis event across the world” said Mahesh Bhupathi, on behalf of the IPTL.
IPTL tickets for New Delhi will be available for sale through the Aces’ official online ticketing partner www.bookmyshow.com. Tickets will be released in phases; with close to 6,000 tickets available for sale, across price categories, during phase 1.
Shubhodip Pal, CMO, Micromax Informatics Ltd, said, “The tickets for the three days world-class event are priced to cater to all demographics of fans in the country. Our endeavor is to offer the best spectacle for sports enthusiasts and audiences in India to witness the biggest names in professional tennis play in India.”
With ticket prices ranging from INR 3,240 to INR 49,680, fans ranging from students to the country’s glitterati will be able to witness the best names from the world of tennis.
The IPTL will come to India after charming tennis fans in the Philippines and Singapore. From New Delhi, the USD 1 million prize money League will travel to Dubai for its final leg from December 11 to 13, 2014.