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Dubai tennis tournament chief re-elected to ATP council

Salah Tahlak, tournament director of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, wins new term on official body that runs men's professional tennis

Dubai tennis tournament chief re-elected to ATP council

Salah Tahlak, the tournament director of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Salah Tahlak, the tournament director of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, has been re-elected for the fourth time as a member of the ATP International Group Council.

The additional three-year term was one in an election conducted by the official body that runs men’s professional tennis.

A member of the ATP Global Tournament Council since 2010, Tahlak, who is Dubai Duty Free executive vice president for corporate services, is the first and only Arab national to be re-elected for four consecutive terms.

Tahlak, who has been involved with the DDF Tennis Championships since the beginning in 1993, said: “I am thankful for this opportunity to continue and serve as a council member of the ATP International Group for another three years. This is a great honour, and I am proud to represent Dubai Duty Free, Dubai and the UAE, as well as the wider Arab region in the world of tennis.”

Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships will mark its 28th anniversary next year with the tournament taking place from February 17-29, 2020 at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Stadium.

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