Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Nadal, Federer Return to Abu Dhabi for Unofficial Season Opener
The unofficial start of the 2011 tennis season takes place in Abu Dhabi for the third time around, as the Mubadala World Tennis Championship kicks off on December 30th.
Six of the world's best tennis players will be spending their new year's eve in the Emirati capital enjoying the luxury of the spectacular Emirates Palace Hotel.
Once again the tournament features the top 2 tennis phenoms, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, who will be joined by 2-time French Open runner-up, Robin Soderling, 2010 Wimbledon finalist, Tomas Berdych, and former Australian Open finalists, Marcos Baghdatis and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
Backed by a new title sponsor and a stellar field, the Mubadala World Tennis Championship promises to open the new season with a bang.
“Considering every player has starred in or won at least one Grand-Slam final, the line-up in Abu Dhabi for the Mubadala World Tennis Championship is fitting of the final stages of any Grand-Slam tournament," said John Lickrish, Managing Director of tournament organizer, FLASH Entertainment.
"Each player is a fearless competitor and genuine title contender, capable of defeating whoever they are drawn against which sets up for some epic encounters."
Go to www.thinkflash.ae for tickets or visit www.mubadalawtc.com for more information.
The Mubadala World Tennis Championship draw is as follows: