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World tennis stars arrive in UAE for Mubadala World Tennis Championship

posted on 29/12/2016: 1183 views



Andy Murray, the current World No. 1, 3-time Grand Slam Champion and double Olympic Gold-medalist, and Rafael Nadal, the 14-time Grand Slam and defending champion, have arrived in the UAE capital to participate in the three-day Mubadala World Tennis Championship, MWTC, which starts tomorrow.

Other players in this year's 6-player line up are , heavy-hitting Canadian World No. 3 Milos Raonic, and 12-time ATP Tour winner Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

The event will also see the return of Belgian No.1 and debutant David Goffin, as well as 2-time Davis Cup Champion Tomas Berdych.

The world's best are competing for the Championship title and a winner-takes-all prize money of US$ 250,000.

In 2009, Murray won the inaugural tournament in Abu Dhabi defeating James Blake, Roger Federer, and then-World No. 1 Nadal in the final.

He won the event again in 2015. – Emirates News Agency, WAM - http://www.wam.ae/en/news/sports/1395305247551.html

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