Murray in IPTL draft

  • Last Updated: March 2 2014, 13:48 GMT

Andy Murray has been confirmed as one of a number of star names included in the draft for the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL).

Murray: Set to take part in the IPTL
Murray: Set to take part in the IPTL

The IPTL will be played in Asia in November and December at the end of the regular 2014 season and will feature five teams based in Hong Kong, Mumbai, Singapore, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur playing home and away.

Murray will be joined in Sunday's draft event in Dubai by fellow current stars like Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka plus past greats such as Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi.

The IPTL was set up by former doubles specialist Mahesh Bhupathi and the matches will be over the best of five sets, with each set to be played in a different format - men's singles, women's singles, men's doubles, mixed doubles and men's legends.

The event will be played between November 28 and December 20.

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