The capital will serve up the sport’s elite at the Meteora World Tennis League…

Courtside companions, pull on your visors, warm up those neck muscles and grab a seat by the baselines, as the tennis world’s elite will put on an ace show this weekend, from December 21 to 24 at the Etihad Arena during the Meteora World Tennis League.

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With an impressive line-up of sixteen tennis stars featuring in Season 2, an unforgettable weekend is on the cards. ATP No. 9 Hubert Hurkacz, No. 10 ranked Taylor Fritz and Norwegian Casper Ruud will ace, smash, lob and slice their way through high-octane action leading up to Christmas in Abu Dhabi. Additionally, 2017 World Tour Finals champ Grigor Dimitrov, of Bulgaria will also feature, as will rising American star, Frances Tiafoe. They join Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas and Russia’s Andrey Rublev in a thrilling line-up.

From the women’s tour, accomplished names such as France’s Caroline Garcia, 2021 US Open finalist Leylah Fernandez and Paula Badosa have been confirmed, in addition to previously-confirmed superstars such as World No. 1 Iga Swiatek of Poland and Aryna Sabalenka, the defending Australian Open champion.

The four teams taking to the court will be the Honor FX Falcons, Hawks, Eagles and the SG Mavericks Kites, who will gun for glory at the ‘greatest show on court’. Following a three-day round robin, the top two will fire off for gold on Christmas Eve.

Courtside entertainment

On each day of the event, fans will also be treated to music from some of the biggest names on the planet. Rap supremo 50 Cent will be busting some of his hottest rhymes tomorrow evening (December 21), followed by Akon and Ne-Yo who have been confirmed for the event’s R&B Night on Friday, December 22. The third concert of the series will be by Arrested Development, who will be entertaining fans on December 23.

See you there!

Meteora World Tennis League, Etihad Arena, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, December 21 to 24, from Dhs199.18,,