The list is finally complete. Hyeon Chung is the eighth and final player in an all-star field for the 12th edition of the tennis championships.
The heat is finally on, as the Mubadala World Tennis Championship gets closer with just days to go.
Hyeon Chung joins a star-studded line-up including five of the world’s top 10 male players, as well as a world-beating women’s match.
The tennis championships run from 19th–21st December at Abu Dhabi’s International Tennis Centre at Zayed Sports City.
Hyeon, who first hit the courts in Abu Dhabi in 2018, joins an all-star lineup that includes five of the world’s top 10 male players: World No. 1 Rafael Nadal; No. 2 Novak Djokovic; No.5 Daniil Medvedev; No.6 Stefanos Tsitsipas and No. 10 Gael Monfils.afael Nadal; No. 2 Novak Djokovic; No.5 Daniil Medvedev; No.6 Stefanos Tsitsipas and No. 10 Gael Monfils.
The first match of this year’s championship will see Tsitsipas, winner of this 2019 ATP Finals, take on French crowd favourite Monfils on Thursday 19 December at 4pm.
This will be followed by Chung vs Medvedev in the second quarterfinal.
Day 1, which also happens to be Kids’ Day – Kids 12 and under go free – will see the women take to the court.
Top seeds Nadal and Djokovic enter the championship on Day 2 with the defending champion Djokovic facing either Tsitsipas or Monfils in the first semi-final following the fifth place play-off, which will take place at 3pm.
Nadal will make his 10th Mubadala World Tennis Championship appearance following that match, where he will face the winner of the Medvedev vs Chung match, in what could be a rematch of this year’s epic US Open Final.
Day 3, on 21 December, sees a third place play-off at 5pm, followed by the final.
Speaking about his appearance, Hyeon said: “I very much enjoyed the experience in my first Mubadala World Tennis Championship last year. It’s great fun; I’m coming back to show the people of Abu Dhabi what I’m capable of, and that I’m ready to compete with the best players in the world again.”
Looking for fun away from the courts? Then head over to the Tennis Village where there’ll be lots of food and beverage offerings for ticket holders.
Don’t forget the tennis clinics where you get to grill the players during the famous Q&A. There’ll be a ton of tennis-themed activities and competitions with great prizes too.
Tickets start from AED 100 for Adults and are now on sale at ticketmaster.ae
Buy a 3-day packages and you can save a huge 20%. Now that’s not bad at all.
There are also Premier Hospitality Packages, offering fans a premium food and beverage menu, courtside seating, exclusive Q&A sessions with a star player and much more. More details are available by visiting: mubadalawtc.com