Roger Federer as representative of India is the golden dream that was fulfilled thanks to Indian tennis star Mahesh Bhupati’s brain child ‘International Premier Tennis League or IPTL’. The first edition of IPTL kick starts from November 28-December 13 with four participating sides in form of Indian Aces, UAE Royals, Singapore Slammers and Manila Mavericks. 33-year-old, Federer is leading Indian Aces and will be visiting India during the third leg of the tournament taking place from December 6-8 in the capital city, New Delhi at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. In this official video from Indian Aces’ title sponsor Micromax, Roger Federer along with his teammates are seen excited about their visit to India and thrill of being part of the side and about IPTL.
The video starts with India’s Rohan Bopanna greeting with greats like Pete Sampras, Ana Invanovic and Gael Monfils joining in with their pleasantries. But nothing can beat the moment when Roger Federer greets his Indian fans with Namaste India and talks about his excitement of first trip to New Delhi. Ana Ivanovic talked about her love for the food and culture and exploring more about the same. The other players also share their enthusiasm on being part of IPTL and Micromax Indian Aces side.
Roger Federer will be leading the Indian Aces side that boasts of a sparkling line-up. The other members of the side are – Pete Sampras, the 14-time grand slam winner and former legend from America; Ana Ivanovic, 2008 French Open winner from Serbia; Sania Mirza, World No. 6 in women’s doubles; Rohan Bopanna of India, Gael Monfils and Fabrice Santoro of France.