|Posted on November 7, 2014 at 5:25 PM|
ELITE EIGHT CRUISING AT OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF BARCLAYS ATP WORLD TOUR FINALS
by Press Release | 07.11.2014
The 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals was officially launched on Friday evening during an exclusive cruise on the Silver Sturgeon along the River Thames.
The Top 8 singles players and doubles teams joined 300 guests at the tournament’s Official Launch, generously supported by Moët & Chandon.
Sailing from the Savoy Pier, guests were treated to food by Jamie Oliver’s Fabulous Feasts as they sailed to The O2, venue of the world’s largest indoor tennis tournament, where they were joined on board by the stars of this year’s season-ending tournament for the return journey to the London Eye. On board, the players were presented with personalised magnums from Moet & Chandon. They had previously taken part in their Media Day interviews and the official photo on the Centre Court of The O2.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia, Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland, Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic, Marin Cilic of Croatia, Roger Federer of Switzerland, Andy Murray of Great Britain, Kei Nishikori of Japan, Milos Raonic of Canada with Chris Kermode Executive Chairman & President ATP pose for a photo as they travel along the thames during the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals tennis previews at the O2 Arena on November 7, 2014 in London, England.
ATP Executive Chairman & President Chris Kermode said: “We’re delighted to welcome this year’s singles players and doubles teams to London ahead of the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. The Emirates ATP Race to London has been one of the most exciting in recent memory, and the players have all truly earned their right to be here. With more than 260,000 fans expected to come through the gates over the next eight days, the stage is now set for a thrilling finale as the world’s best battle for the last title of the season in front of a packed house at The O2.”