On Sunday January 4, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer helped launch the 2009 ATP World Tour with a unique game of tennis aboard a traditional Arabian Dhow in Doha Bay, Qatar.
On the specially designed court floating in the Persian Gulf, the world's two best players also marked the start of the year-long race to crown the official 2009 ATP World Tour Champion.
2009 GRAND SLAM SCHEDULE
01/19/09 — Australian Open — Melbourne, Australia
05/25/09 — French Open — Paris, France
06/22/09 — Wimbledon — London, England
08/31/09 — U.S. Open — New York, New York
Click here for the complete 2009 ATP World Tour Schedule.