The 13th Mubadala Tennis World Championship will host its most intriguing women’s match ever on the first day of her return this
December, after championship organizers Flash Entertainment announced Olympic champion Belinda Bencic as US Open winner Emma Raducanu’s opponent in the women’s match.
Former world No.4 Bencic produced stunning tennis to win singles gold and doubles silver at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. His match against Raducanu on center court at the International Tennis Center, Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, will also be a rematch of their US Open quarter-final at Flushing Meadows, which Raducanu won before winning the first major of his career.
“Since we introduced the women’s match in 2017, we’ve welcomed some of the biggest names in football to compete in Abu Dhabi. With that legacy in place, the goal of the Mubadala Tennis World Championship is to continue to evolve to ensure that we provide our discerning fans with the best unparalleled experiences. With Emma and Belinda confirmed, this year’s game is set to be the most intriguing women’s game in league history. It’s not to be missed, ”said John Lickrish, CEO of Flash Entertainment.
Bencic, 24, is eager to continue his career in tennis, experience the game in a new country, and is eager to show that his loss to Raducanu at the US Open was unique.
“When I was offered the opportunity to come and explore Abu Dhabi and all that the Championship has to offer, I was very excited and happy to do it. It’s great to travel to new places. looking forward to coming, immersing myself in the many cultures there and interacting with all the fans. Emma and I played a great game in New York and I’m looking forward to another great battle, this time in Abu Dhabi, ”said the Swiss star.
Tickets, starting at AED 100 for adults and AED 50 for children, are available on ticketmaster.ae and in the Virgin Megastores in the United Arab Emirates. In accordance with current health and safety protocols, social distancing measures will be in place in the stadium and throughout the Tennis Village.
Premier Hospitality tickets are available, providing fans with a premium F&B menu and court-side seating offering top-notch viewing and an unparalleled experience. More details are available at www.mubadalawtc.com
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