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Leading Tennis Stars Set to Compete in the Mubadala World Tenns Championship This Week Pay Homage to the Rich Culture of Abu Dhabi With a Visit to Qasr Al Hosn
Leading Tennis Stars Set to Compete in the Mubadala World Tenns Championship This Week Pay Homage to the Rich Culture of Abu Dhabi With a Visit to Qasr Al Hosn
Abu Dhabi, 26th December 2018:   FLASH Entertainment, organizers of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC), today took several of the tournament’s star players on a cultural journey of Abu Dhabi with a tour of the newly renovated, Qasr Al Hosn. 
Ahead of the tournament, three-time ATP title winner Karen Khachanov, Australian Open Semi-Finalist Hyeon Chung, world number 8 Dominic Thiem and MWTC defending Champion Kevin Anderson, were given a first-hand experience of Abu Dhabi’s rich heritage and in-depth look into the Capital’s glorious past. The players were not only gifted beautiful, leather tennis racket covers hand-made by the House of Artisans at Qasr Al Hosn, but also had a spot of training in front of the waters of the recently opened historical site, enjoying an impromptu rally using a traditional fishing net, customised into a tennis net. 
In its 11th edition, the MWTC will be held from 27th – 29th December 2018 at the International Tennis Center at Zayed Sports City in Abu Dhabi. Along with the above players, the star-studded tournament will also be joined by world numbers one and two, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, seven-time Grand Slam winner Venus Williams and 23-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams. 
Tickets are priced from AED 100, and can be purchased from or by calling 800 86 823 and all Virgin megastores across the UAE. Kids aged between 2 to 12 years can enter for free on Day One of the Championship, along with the purchase of one adult ticket.
Photo caption: (from left to right) World number 8 Dominic Thiem, MWTC defending Champion Kevin Anderson, Three-time ATP title winner Karen Khachanov and Australian Semi-Finalist Hyeon Chung visited Qasr Al Hosn ahead of the 11th edition of the MWTC.
Draw for the matches
Thursday, 27th December - 4PM: Kevin Anderson vs Hyeon Chung
6PM: Dominic Thiem vs Karen Khachanov
8PM: Serena Williams vs Venus Williams
Friday, 28th December- 3PM: Fifth Place Match 
5PM: Semi-Final 1: Rafael Nadal vs winner of Kevin Anderson vs Hyeon Chung
7PM: Semi-Final 2: Novak Djokovic vs winner of Dominic Thiem vs Karen Khachanov
Saturday, 29th December- 5PM: Third Place Match
7PM: Championship Match
Tennis Village Schedule
Thursday, 27th December- 12PM: Tennis Village opens 
12PM: Clinic Courts with star players
2PM: Kids Q&A with Karen Khachanov & Pat Cash
2.15PM: Kids day activities commence
2.20PM: Q&A with UAE’s Female Athletes
2.45PM: Q&A with Venus Williams & Pat Cash
3.15PM: Autograph signings
Friday, 28th December- 12PM: Tennis village opens
12PM: Clinic Courts with star players
1.30PM: Live Cooking with Kevin Anderson & Pat Cash
2.30PM: Autograph signings
4.30PM: Autograph signings
Post semi-final match: Live music concert with FAFA, winner of the Emerging Talent Competition
Saturday, 29th December- 12PM: Tennis Village opens
12PM: Clinic Courts with star players
2PM: Live music concert with Bait Al Oud from Abu Dhabi Classics
3.15PM: Autograph signings
4PM: Autograph signings

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Posted on : Wednesday, December 26, 2018  4:22:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
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