Emma Raducanu and Ons Jabeur confirm participation for Mubadala World Tennis Championship

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The Mubadala World Tennis Championship will take place from 16-18 December in Abu Dhabi

World No. 2 and multi-time Grand Slam finalist, Ons Jabeur, who will take on 2021 US Open Champion, Emma Raducanu, on Day One of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship later this year.

It is an exhibition tournament which features eight – six male and two female of the world’s leading tennis stars and has been taking place in UAE since 2009. The rest of the star player line-up apart from Raducanu and Jabeur will be announced in due course.

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The Mubadala World Tennis Championship has grown in popularity over the years, evolving into one of the world’s most sought-after tennis events and earning a prestigious place in the international sports calendar. With an impressive player field set to be confirmed in coming months, it promises to be an enthralling event.

Last year, Russian Andrey Rublev beat Andy Murray in the final in straight sets to win his first Mubadala World Tennis Championship title. Tunisia’s most successful female tennis player, Ons Jabeur, defeated Olympic Gold Medalist Belinda Bencic to become the first Arab to compete in, and win the Championship.

Fans react to the prospect of watching Raducanu take on Jabeur

Although, the MWTC is an exhibition tournament, fans absolutely look forward to it to watch the stars in action. Let us look at some reactions from fans on Twitter.

“Come on @EmmaRaducanu”, wrote a fan.

“Day 1 match. Raducanu should be able to finish”, wrote another confident fan.

“Can’t wait”, wrote another fan who is totally looking forward to it.

“can’t wait to see the dynamic between these two”, tweeted another fan.

“Oh no I’ll miss Ons by one day”, read another tweet.

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