IPTL Draft: Serena Williams goes to the Manila Mavericks
ABS-CBN Sports on Apr 12, 2015 07:08 PM
MANILA BOUND - World Number One Serena Williams will play for the Manila Mavericks in the 2015 IPTL Season
Following a successful 2014 campaign, the International Premiere Tennis League held a draft for the 2015 season last Saturday, April 11 (April 12, Manila time)
The first pick went to the UAE Royals, choosing World number two ranked Roger Federer, while Rafael Nadal went second, going to the Indian Aces. The DBS Singapore Slammers took World number one Novak Djokovic at the third pick, while the newest team on the block, the Japan Warriors chose World number two Maria Sharapova.
The Manila Mavericks scored big with the fifth pick of the first round, taking women’s World number one Serena Williams.
The complete draft results below:
The 2015 Season of the IPTL kicks off December 2nd in Japan. Detailed schedule to follow soon.
Save the dates! #IPTL2015 will kick off on December 2nd in Japan and conclude on December 20th. Detailed scheduled coming soon.— IPTL (@iptl) April 12, 2015