The first World Tennis League is coming to Dubai soon, and with a star-studded lineup for its after-match concerts. Some of the biggest tennis players like Novak Djokovic, Iga Swiatek, Nick Kyrgios and Elena Rybakina will make their way to the court at the Coca-Cola Arena daily from Monday, December 19 to Saturday, December 24, after which musical acts will entertain the audience with concerts at the same stadium.
Headliners include famed international names Tiësto (December 19), Wizkid (December 20), Ne-Yo (December 21), Deadmau5 (December 22), and Armin Van Buuren (December 24), as well as much-loved Egyptian artist and former Vogue Man Arabia cover star Mohamed Ramadan who will take the stage on December 23.
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The six-day tournament will take place in a Round Robin style. First, a lottery will split the 16 players into four teams of four, after which one men’s singles match, one women’s singles match, and one mixed doubles match will determine the top two teams. They will then will compete in the final to win the first World Tennis League champions title. “This new event is exciting, there’s no doubt about it,” Djokovic said in a statement. “I absolutely love playing in Dubai, I’ve had a lot of success there over the years and really enjoy the fans. This is something different, and it’s going to be great being a part of it.”
Tickets for the tournaments start at AED 199 for a single match, and will soon be available at Worldtennisleague.com.