UPDATED - The Philippines' most iconic sports venue is set to host the world's greatest tennis stars come November.
Mahesh Bhupathi, the founder of the International Premier Tennis League, informed Yahoo! Philippines on Friday that the Big Dome has been chosen to host the inaugural weekend of the IPTL on November 28, 29, and 30.
Andy Murray of Scotland is slated to play for the Philippine franchise, known as the Manila Mavericks, against the other leading lights of tennis in a unique, round-robin team format.
Veterans like Goran Ivanisevic, and Patrick Rafter will also take part alongside top ladies players like Ana Ivanovic and Dane Caroline Wozniacki.
Bhupathi says Murray is sure to play in Manila alongside Victoria Azarenka, Carlos Moya, and Fil-am Treat Huey. Filipino fans will see them duke it out with Caroline Wozniacki, Richard Gasquet, Lleyton Hewitt, and Tomas Berdych. Ivanovic and Gael Monfils will also come to Manila.
According to Bhupathi, the doubles specialist who wonRead More »from Smart Araneta Coliseum chosen as International Premier Tennis League venue