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World Tennis League: Greatest show on court comes to Dubai

Top quality tennis gamers incorporate with high-flying DJs to supply a joyful banquet at the Coca Soda Sector

An amazing brand-new age in showing off background is readied to be created at the legendary Coca-Cola Sector in Dubai with the launch of the inaugural mixed-gender Globe Tennis Organization (WTL) on Monday, December 19.

The six-day competition unites a few of the most significant names in tennis and also the show business for a never-before banquet of sports-meets-music amusement.

The brand new team-event layout, which is similar to the currently inoperative Hopman Mug wishes to expanded tennis past it exists world. 4 franchise-owned sides, making up 2 males and also 2 ladies gamers, will certainly complete versus each various other in a round-robin layout with the very best racking up group proceeding to the last. Each connection will certainly consist of a guys’s and also ladies’s songs video game and also a mixed-doubles suit.

The fan-friendly competitors will certainly be repeated two-sets while a 10-point sudden death will certainly be contacted to the make a decision the result of the video game in case of a connection.

Amongst the heavyweights that will certainly spreahead their particular groups is 21-time Conquest victor Novak Djokovic (Falcons), ladies’s Globe No 1. Iga Swiatek (The Kites), 2022 Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios (The Eagles) and also previous Globe No 2 Alexander Zverev (The Hawks).

Scott Davidoff, Chief Executive Officer of the Globe Tennis Organization, stated: “The Globe Tennis Organization differs any type of various other tennis occasion on the planet, as it not just offers viewers the chance to see numerous home names that they may have just ever before seen prior to on tv, however likewise to celebration right into the evening with globe popular songs acts.”

” The mixing of terrific tennis and also leading songs acts is an irresistible mix which ensures an experience tennis will not neglect,” included Davidoff.

” Occasions like these are superb due to the fact that they are a company and also an item, however by marketing males’s and also ladies’s tennis with each other, you are likewise trying to expand tennis and also profit the professional athletes themselves. The group layout, specifically, highlights the characters of the gamers.”

” I actually like group competitors so I’m incredibly delighted concerning this occasion,” stated Aryna Sabalenka from Belarus, that belongs to group Falcons,.” It’s something that tennis required. It’s mosting likely to be a great deal of enjoyable and also a great deal of top-level tennis.”

Paula Badosa, Sabalenka’s colleague and also previous Globe No. 2, shared comparable beliefs claiming: “I like Dubai as a city too and also I’m actually expecting using a solid group together with Novak and also Grigor Dimitrov.

” Occasions such as this assistance the sporting activity expand even more and also together with the amusement is an ideal fit as it draws in a larger target market. Which is actually excellent.”

” With events such as this you can actually bond with various other gamers on the scenic tour, both males and females,” stated Dimitrov, the 4th participant of Djokovic’s Falcons. “Every person people intends to belong of it, appreciate it and also naturally complete. Rivals constantly remain affordable.”

Filippo De Rosa, Chief Executive Officer of HonorFX, enrollers of Groups Falcons explained the WTL as a special occasion that can just improve and also far better.

” The Globe Tennis Organization incorporates phenomenal skill on the tennis court with globally popular amusement acts. We are thrilled to be a component of it as it is the excellent means to get in touch with our area of investors worldwide.”

The everyday amusement adhering to the suits will certainly attributes imitates will certainly globe clas DJs Tiesto, Armin van Buuren, Deadmau5 rap artist Ne-Yo, hip-hop celebrity Wizkid and also Egyptian star, vocalist, rap artist, Mohamed Ramadan.

THE GROUPS

The Kites (Group A): Félix Auger-Aliassime, Gael Monfils, Iga Świątek, Sania Mirza and also Eugenie Bouchard.

The Hawks (Group B): Alexander Zverev, Dominic Thiem, Elena Rybakina and also Anett Kontaveit.

The Falcons (Group C): Novak Djokovic, Grigor Dimitrov, Aryna Sabalenka and also Paula Badosa.

The Eagles (Group D): Nick Kyrgios, Rohan Bopanna, Caroline Garcia, Bianca Andreescu, and also Andreas Seppi.

THE TIMETABLE

Monday, December 19

6:00 pm The Kites v The Eagles

Felix Auger-Aliassime v Nick Kyrgios

Iga Swiatek v Caroline Garcia

Holger Rune/Sania Mirza v Bianca Andreescu/Rohan Bopanna

Show Musician: Tiesto. Begins 10:00 pm

Tuesday, December 20

6:00 pm The Falcons v The Hawks

Novak Djokovic v Alexander Zverev

Aryna Sabalenka v Elena Rybakina

Grigor Dimitrov/Paula Badosa v Dominic Thiem/Anett Kontaveit

Show Musician: Wizkid Begins: 10-00 pm

Wednesday, December 21

6:00 pm The Falcons v The Eagles

Novak Djokovic v Nick Kyrgios

Paula Badosa v Caroline Garcia

Grigor Dimitrov/Aryna Sabalenka v Bianca Andreescu/Andreas Seppi

Show Musician: Ne-Yo Begins: 10 pm:00

Thursday, December 22

6:00 pm The Hawks v The Kites

Dominic Thiem Vs. Holger Rune

Anett Kontaveit v Iga Swiatek

Alexander Zverev/Elena Rybakina v Felix Auger-Aliassime/Eugenie Bouchard

Show Musician: deadmau5 Begins: 10:00 pm

Friday, December 23

2:30 pm The Eagles v The Hawks

Nick Kyrgios v Alexander Zverev

Caroline Garcia v Elena Rybakina

Rohan Bopanna/Bianca Andreescu v Dominic Thiem/Anett Kontaveit

6:00 pm The Falcons v The Kites

Novak Djokovic v Felix Auger-Aliassime

Aryna Sabalenka v Iga Swiatek

Grigor Dimitrov/Paula Badosa v Holger Rune/Sania Mirza

Show Musician: Mohamed Ramadan, Begins: 22:00

Saturday, December 24

6:00 pm The last

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