Anderson And Chung To Open 2018 Mubadala World Tennis Championship

ABU DHABI, November 28, 2018

The draw for the 11th edition of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship has been revealed. Defending champion Kevin Anderson from South Africa and 2017 Next Gen ATP winner Hyeon Chung will open the six-man tournament taking place from 27th to 29th December 2018 at the Zayed Sports City in Adu Dhabi.

The match-up between Anderson and Chung will be followed on the opening day by Austria’s Dominic Thiem taking on Karen Khachanov of Russia. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will step into action on Day 2. The 31-year-old Spaniard, who has lifted the trophy in the desert four times, will either face Anderson or Chung. Djokovic will start against the winner of the encoutner between Thiem and Khachanov.

There’s plenty of action off-court as well. The Tennis Village returns once again and has a packed schedule of activities across all three days of the tournament. Tickets can be purchased from