Tickets for the multi-award winning Rolex Shanghai Masters to be played at Qi Zhong Tennis Center, 6 to 14 October, 2018, have been launched for what is a very special anniversary for the tournament. This year the Rolex Shanghai Masters celebrates its tenth year.
“This is a truly distinct year for Asia’s only ATP Masters 1000, the biggest and most important men’s championship in the region,” Tournament Director Michael Luevano said. “The Rolex Shanghai Masters has truly been a star for tennis in the Far East. We are excited for this year’s championship and eagerly look forward to the next decade, at least, as we continue to help grow this great sport in the region.”
To celebrate the tenth Anniversary of the Rolex Shanghai Masters and provide an even better experience, the tournament has specially launched “Master Training Camp”, “Super FAN” and other value-for-money ticketing products. Fans are invited to join and share the ten-year fascination and be part of this world class event in the stunning city of Shanghai.
This year the Masters Training Camp is being sponsored by Mercedes Benz which will present further surprises.
A new logo has been designed to commemorate the tournament’s significant milestone and incorporates many iconic elements of the tournament. This is another aspect is the celebration series that will be visible in and out of Qi Zhong Tennis Center.
The Rolex Shanghai Masters defending champion Roger Federer has been part of the growing celebration by starring in a special tenth anniversary video in which he sings in Chinese. The video is on the tournament website and out on social media.
Tennis in Shanghai has developed and grown for over 20 years. From a 250 level event to the season-ending championship to the present Rolex Shanghai Masters that attracts the best of the best in men’s tennis. There is a brilliant atmosphere each year around the grounds which increases with every year the tournament is played as savvy Shanghainese want to be part of the experience.
This is a city that is growing as an international sports hub and world tennis has led the way.
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary, the tournament has been receiving accolades from many parts of the tennis community. The video involving Roger Federer and his “friend” Daishi (Big Lion) is just one of those special moments. Roger contributed suggestions to the video along with his singing. Last year at the Rolex Shanghai Masters the sports world got to see him dance on court.
Fans and friends can purchase tickets through the member mall (www.meclub.org) or the official flagship store of Tmall Masters (www.masters.tmall.com). On October 6th, they will enjoy an opportunity to watch stars, including Roger Federer in practice on center court.
Tickets on the National Day of Golden Week will be highly sought after as was the case last year. Fans interested in purchasing this ticket in 2018 must be sure to be quick off the mark.
Fans who want to be face-to-face and in close contact with the superstar players should look to a new ticket in 2018; the “Super FAN Ticket”. This prestigious ticket provides two-day entry for Wednesday (October 10th) and Thursday (October 11th). These seats will face the player’s courtside benches. From now on, fans and guests who buy the Super FAN Package at the official flagship store of the Tmall Masters will also receive a unique gift from the Tenth Anniversary Edition of the Rolex Shanghai Masters.
The official ticket sales have started. For ticket purchases and further ticket information, please go to www.Jiubao.com (www.jusstickets.com), Tmall Masters official flagship store and member mall. For more information on the event, please check the Rolex Shanghai Masters official WeChat: Rolex Shanghai Masters as well as Twitter and Facebook and here on the tournament website www.rolexshanghaimasters.com.
As Roger Federer says at the end of the video: “See you in Shanghai.”