Newly-crowned Wimbledon champion and current world number one, Novak Djokovic, will be leading the Singapore Slammers in the second season of the 2015 International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) from December 2-20, 2015. (Djokovic Pace US Open Direct Entry List)
Djokovic's teammates in the new-look Singapore Slammers franchise will feature former world number one Carlos Moya of Spain, Swiss teen sensation Belinda Bencic, current world number 12 Karolina Pliskova from the Czech Republic, Brazilian doubles specialist Marcelo Melo and rising Australian star Nick Kyrgios, who is the sole survivor of last year's line-up. (Last Man Standing For Novak Djokovic)
The team-based, multi-nation tennis league has expanded to five teams for its second edition with the Japan Warriors joining last season's champions, the Indian Aces. The UAE Royals, the Philippine Mavericks and the Singapore Slammers complete the line-up. The tournament starts in Japan and ends at Singapore's Indoor Stadium.
Top players from both the ATP and WTA tours have confirmed their participation for IPTL 2015. They include the only Asian to play in a Grand Slam final Kei Nishikori (Japan Warriors) along with Rafael Nadal (Indian Aces), Roger Federer (UAE Royals) and Serena Williams (Philippine Mavericks).