Abu Dhabi on final countdown to Mubadala World Tennis Championship

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A huge response from fans across the UAE wanting to see six of the world’s top ten tennis players in action at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship has witnessed tickets selling quicker in recent days than any other time in the tournament’s five-year history.

The incredible weekend of tennis and entertainment, which is taking place at Abu Dhabi International Tennis Complex, Zayed Sports City from 27th – 29th December is now close to a sell-out with only limited seats remaining for individual match days.

A star studded line-up, led by world number one and reigning Champion, Novak Djokovic alongside US Open and Olympic Champion, Andy Murray and eleven-time Grand Slam champion, Rafael Nadal coming back to action after a six-month injury layoff, has proved extremely popular with die-hard tennis fans and families wanting an action packed day out.

To celebrate the return of all three previous Abu Dhabi champions, Murray, Nadal and Djokovic, tournament owners FLASH Entertainment, the region’s premier live events company, have introduced   a seasonal offer with a 20% discount on all category 2 tickets for those fans yet to secure their place on centre court.

The stage is set for another truly memorable weekend of world-class sporting entertainment in Abu Dhabi and the greatest players the world are back in the Capital. All three former champions will perform once again with Djokovic the world number one defending his title, Murray returning as a Grand Slam Champion and Nadal coming back from injury, organizers are not surprise tickets are selling so fast across all days.

The opening match starting at the later time of 5pm is not to be missed as a real festival atmosphere will light up centre court to kick start the weekend. This year the tournament falls in the middle of the school holidays so it’s an ideal event to take the family to.

Only a limited amount of tickets remain so fans are encouraged to buy now to avoid disappointment.

Fans with day one tickets will enjoy the lively atmosphere from the later time of 5pm on Thursday 27th December as part of a sensational opening night of the championship as Murray takes on Serbian superstar Janko Tipsarevic followed by David Ferrer and Tomas Berdych. Murray is expected to receive a hero’s welcome following a three-year absence in Abu Dhabi, as the British star makes his only planned appearance in the UAE over the next 12 months.  

In addition to the world-class displays of tennis on show in Abu Dhabi, the Mubadala World Tennis Championship is packed with off-court action for all the family.  From 12pm on Day 1 players will be holding coaching clinics, before signing autographs in the afternoon as well as a special Kids’ Question Time session in the Tennis Village.  The village opens at 10.30am, entry, meeting the stars and soaking up the tennis atmosphere are all free.

This year’s tournament also gives the entire family the opportunity to soak up the winter sun and enjoy the open greenery of the Family Picnic Area. Its prime location in front of the Radio 2 stage and right next to all the action means the entertainment comes to you.

For a limited time only a ‘Special Festive season promotion’ has been introduced this year offering a20% discount on Category 2 tickets for the championship. Simply enter the code ‘santa’ when you

buy your tickets at www.thinkflash.ae.

All tickets are selling very quickly with three-day packages already completely sold out and limited availability remaining for day tickets.  Those still needing to secure their place at the Mubadala World Championship are urged to book now to avoid disappointment.

Ticket prices start from AED100 for children and AED150 for adults on Day 1 with FREE admission to the interactive Tennis Village. Tickets are available now at www.thinkflash.ae  or call 800 FLASH (35274).

For more information visit www.mubadalawtc.com


Tickets are priced at:


Day 1

Day 2

Day 3


AED 1,400

AED 1,700

AED 2,100

Category 1 (Adult)

AED 300

AED 400

AED 600

Category 1 (Child 2-12)

AED 250

AED 350

AED 450

Category 2 (Adult)

AED 150

AED 250

AED 450

Category 2 (Child 2-12)

AED 100

AED 200

AED 300


3-Day Package

Ticket Price

Category 1

(Section 203 & 211 only)

AED 1,300


Schedule of Play:

Thursday 27 December 2012

Tennis Village Opens Daily 10.30am

Match 1 – 5pm

Followed by Match 2 (not before 7:00pm)


Friday 28 December 2012

Tennis Village Opens Daily 10.30am

Semi Final 1 – 3:00pm

Followed by Semi Final 2 (not before 5:00pm)


Saturday 29 December 2012

Tennis Village Opens Daily 10.30am

3rd and 4th Place Match – 3:00pm

Followed by Final (not before 5:00pm)

Prize Presentation after the final match at approximately 7:00pm

Tickets selling fast with 3-day packages sold out

Seasonal 20% discount offer for Category 2 tickets proving

a hit with sports fans

Last remaining tickets available at - www.thinkflash.ae


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