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Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic to battle in Dubai

Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 10:38 am , filed under Tennis News by

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Roger Federer the 17-time Grand Slam Champion and World No. 2 Novak Djokovic are going to fight hard in the 2014 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, where both the players hopes to prepare well for the tournament being played here on outdoor hard courts in Dubai.

26-year-old Novak Djokovic will defend the Dubai Tennis Championships title, where he is eyeing to clinch the crown for fifth time in his career in Dubai. Serbian has won previous titles for four times so far from 2009 to 2011 and 2013. Djokovic, who has defeated Czech Republic star Tomas Berdych in last year’s final in consecutive sets with a 7-5, 6-3 score line and he is looking forward to continue similar form 24th March.

Roger Federer is having good record here in Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, where he has won five titles in his career. Swiss star has won first Dubai title in 2003 beating Jiri Novak in straight sets with a 6–1, 7–6(7–2) score line. Federer needs to give tricky challenge to Novak Djokovic, who will defend the title this month in Dubai.

Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer will lead men’s singles at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

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