The international referee of Iran, Ali Katebi, will be among the referees of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship which is scheduled to be held between 27 and 29 December in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Katebi will participate in this Championship after receiving an invitation letter from the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
“Currently Iranian referees have great position in tennis world and they have proved their talents and abilities in international courts.” Ali Katebi said before leaving Iran. “I will also attend the Australia’s Grand Slam after ending the Abu Dhabi Championship.” Ali Katebi had previously judged the match between David Ferrer and Novak Djokovic.
The World Tennis Championship (also known as the Mubadala World Tennis Championship for sponsorship reasons) is a singles-only, professional tennis exhibition tournament, played on outdoor hard courts. It has been held annually since 2009 at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.