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Last Updated: Wednesday February 23 2005 12:50 GMT

In pictures: the world's highest tennis court

Tennis stars Andre Agassi and Roger Federer turned into stunt men to play on the world's most unique tennis court to launch the Dubai Duty Free Men's Open tennis tournament
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Tennis stars Andre Agassi and Roger Federer turned into stunt men to play on the world's most unique tennis court to launch the Dubai Duty Free Men's Open tennis tournament
The helipad of a luxury hotel in Dubai was transformed into a tennis court for the stunt
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The helipad of a luxury hotel in Dubai was transformed into a tennis court for the stunt
The hotel stands at 321 metres on a man-made island, with the helipad jutting out over the sea 211 metres below
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The hotel stands at 321 metres on a man-made island, with the helipad jutting out over the sea 211 metres below
It's therefore probably not a good idea to look down, Andre
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It's therefore probably not a good idea to look down, Andre
Luckily ball boys and girls were not required to run up and down the hundreds of steps to retrieve balls from the sea below
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Luckily ball boys and girls were not required to run up and down the hundreds of steps to retrieve balls from the sea below
Roger Federer throws the ball in the air for a 211metre-high serve
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Roger Federer throws the ball in the air for a 211metre-high serve
And even runs for a shot! Fortunately the brave players managed to stop themselves from going over the edge
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And even runs for a shot! Fortunately the brave players managed to stop themselves from going over the edge



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