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Roger Federer set to play for Virat Kohli co-owned UAE Royals in IPTL 2

With the presence of Rafael Nadal in the Indian Aces, Roger Federer will no longer turn up for the franchise from this year onwards.

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The announcement was made in Dubai on Thursday in the presence of Mahesh Bhupathi, Managing Director – IPTL, and co-owner Virat Kohli, Neelesh Bhatnagar and Sachin Gadoya. (Source: Mahesh Bhupati Twitter)

Swiss tennis sensation Roger Federer will turn up for the UAE Royals in the second season of the IPTL which is scheduled to be held from Dec 2 to Dec 20.

The announcement was made in Dubai on Thursday in the presence of Mahesh Bhupathi, Managing Director – IPTL, and co-owner Virat Kohli, Neelesh Bhatnagar and Sachin Gadoya.

Federer will join the likes of Goran Ivanisevic, 2001 Wimbledon Champion; Ana Ivanovic, the 2008 French Open winner and current world no. 7 and Daniel Nestor, winner of 88 men’s doubles titles.

Federer, the current world no. 2, played for the Indian Aces in the inaugural season of IPTL.