Aside from thrilling sporting action, there are a whole host of events for fans and families on Day One of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship which takes place on Thursday 19th December. We’ve rounded it all up here for you, so read on to find out why this is the perfect day out for all the family.
Live entertainment, full-service F&B, games and prizes at the Tennis Village
Down at the vibrant tennis village set around the International Tennis Centre, you can find a selection of delectable dining options, games, activities, a host of prizes, and homegrown talents taking the main stage.
Plenty to keep the kids busy
Not only can the little ones learn new tennis skills and win prizes on ‘Kids’ Day’, but there will also be a star player Q&A session and multiple autograph signing sessions! With the likes of Djokovic, Nadal, Sharapova, Anisomova and Medvedev already announced in the lineup, it would be a young tennis fan’s dream come true to meet one of these world class professionals.
Take note parents – kids under the age of 12 enter for FREE!
Autograph sessions with the headliners
Up your social media game and flaunt your ‘I was there’ moment on Day One because the stars will be hosting autograph sessions, exchanging their rackets with pens for a day.
Our suggestion- don’t forget to take something to be signed, or you could end up like this fan when he met Swiss ace Stan Wawrinka!
Watch Maria Sharapova square off versus Amanda Anisimova live!
To top it all off, catch Grand Slam champion and Russian tennis icon Maria Sharapova battle it out versus one of the biggest breakthrough stars on the tennis circuit and the youngest female on the world’s top 100 ranks- Amanda Anisimova.
As if that isn’t enough for Day One of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship, there are also two men’s matches lined up! We’re excited to see which pros are set to play each other. So far the men’s line up has been announced as world number one Rafael Nadal, number four-ranked Daniil Medvedev and world number two, Novak Djokovic and there are still 3 more names to be revealed!
Save the date: 19th-21st December
Mubadala World Tennis Championship kicks off from Thursday, 19th December-Saturday, 21st December at the Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex. If you haven’t purchased your tickets yet, you can get them on Ticketmaster here.