Tickets Sale for the Qatar EXXONMOBIL Open is a Smash Success
14 Dec 2009
The Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2010 promises to be an extraordinary success attracting a massive number of tennis fans to the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex. Since the tickets went on sale on December the 10th less than 20% of the total of the tickets are still available and less than 5% for the last two (2) days of the tournament.
The remaining tickets are still on sale at designated stands at Villagio, City Center and Landmark until the 3rd of January 2010 from 10am- 10pm. Tickets are also available at the main gate (tickets office) of the Qatar Tennis Federation from 10am – 9pm and will be sold during the event.
QTF is using an innovating electronic system for tickets sales – also used for the US Open - ,which allows the public to see in the computer all available seats and gives them the opportunity to select the exact location in which they wish to be seated.
Tickets can also be purchased through the newly desinged website of the Qatar Tennis Federation: www.qatartennis.org. And for those who want to try their luck ExxonMobil is holding a radio competition from the December 27, 2009 until December 31, 2009 on Qatar Broadcasting Service. The competition will run during the “Breakfast show” every morning during which, the DJ will ask a series of questions related to tennis. One winner each day will win tickets for two to watch the 2010 Qatar ExxonMobil Open. A grand prize winner on the last day of the competition will win tickets to the VIP Gala dinner at the Ritz Carlton, where they will have the opportunity to meet their favorite tennis players. So don’t lose this chance and purchase your tickets today!
“Qatar is a country that loves tennis, so it’s not surprising that we are almost at full capacity everyday. However we are very happy with the respond of the community and we promise to stage a truly exciting Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2010 for the enjoyment of the entire family in recognition to this amazing support”, said Karim Alami – Tournament Director
Last year’s edition of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open had a huge attendance of 35,000 tennis fans during its six days run, while millions more around the globe enjoyed the power of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2009 at the comfort of their homes watching Andy Murray claimed the title for the second year in a row in the Singles competition and Spanish sensation Rafael Nadal with partner Marc Lopez winning the Doubles Crown.
Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2010 is set to take place from the 4th - 9th of January 2010 at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex. Matches are scheduled to start from Monday through Thursday at 3:00pm, while the Doubles Final is scheduled for Friday the 8th of January at 4:00pm and the Singles Final on Saturday the 9th of January at 6:00pm. The event is currently part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and is the first tournament of the year, giving players the opportunity to get a good footing on the circuit before traveling to the Australian Open, held two weeks later in Melbourne Australia. Next January Qatar will have the privilege to witness the power of players such as: World No.1 Roger Federer, World No. 2            Rafael Nadal, World No.7 Russian Nickolay Davydenko, and World No. 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga among many others who will come to Doha this January to battle for the trophy and a share of the $1024000 in prize money.