The UAE Royals is a tennis team based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates that competes in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL). It is one of four charter franchises that participated in the IPTL's inaugural 2014 season where it finished as runners-up. The team kicked off the 2015 season with marquee signings in Roger Federer and Ana Ivanovic.
On 21 January 2014, IPTL announced that one of the charter franchises for the league's inaugural 2014 season would be based in the Middle East. The team is owned by Neelesh Bhatnagar, a leading Dubai-based businessman, and Sachin Gadoya, managing director of Musafir.com, an Internet-based travel agency. Virat was introduced the co-owner as well.