Check out the Player Field line-up for the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

Road to Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open

The star studded line-up for the second edition of the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open is here. Check it out!

PARTNER CONTENT: Are you ready for the bigger and better return of the Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open?

And with the line-up revealed, we can hardly wait for the second instalment of the tournament to kick off at the International Tennis Centre, Zayed Sports City, from 3-11 February.

The star-studded field will be dominated by 10 of the WTA top 20-ranked players, including Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina, Greece’s Maria Sakkari and Czech Republic’s Barbora Krejčíková all set to compete.

Hosted in partnership with Mubadala and presented by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the tournament’s main draw entry list has now been revealed, with the latest names joining previously confirmed British superstar Emma Raducanu, Tunisia’s World No. 6, Ons Jabeur and Brazil’s World No. 11 Beatriz Haddad Maia.

Jeļena Ostapenko, Liudmila Samsonova, Daria Kasatkina, Veronika Kudermetova and Caroline Garcia, all ranked in the WTA top 20, will also be gunning for glory in Abu Dhabi, ensuring a highly competitive field for the eagerly awaited WTA 500 event.

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Last year, it was Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic who walked away with the title, and the court is now open to see if she will defend her position this time around.

Currently ranked World No. 3, the highly rated Rybakina claimed the Brisbane International title last weekend, defeating Belarus’s Aryna Sabalenka in straight sets to become the first WTA champion of 2024. She won the first Grand Slam of her career at Wimbledon in 2022.

Furthermore, World No. 8, Sakkari, won a WTA 1000 title at last year’s Guadalajara Open, defeating America’s Caroline Dolehide in the final, while in 2021 she reached the semi-finals of both the French and US Opens, becoming the first Greek female to reach the last four of a Grand Slam tournament.

Other players confirmed to feature at the 2024 Mubadala Abu Dhabi Open include Poland’s Magda Linette, Romania’s Sorana Cîrstea, Anastasia Potapova, Ukraine’s Anhelina Kalinina and Italy’s Jasmine Paolini.

Six players will be added to the draw through qualifying, while there are three additional wildcard slots available after the first of those was awarded to Raducanu, the 2021 US Open winner.

The full list of players confirmed for the tournament to date can be seen below:

  • Emma Raducanu (Great Britain) – wildcard
  • Elena Rybakina (Kazakhstan)
  • Ons Jabeur (Tunisia)
  • Maria Sakkari (Greece)
  • Barbora Krejčíková (Czech Republic)
  • Beatriz Haddad Maia (Brazil)
  • Jeļena Ostapenko (Latvia)
  • Liudmila Samsonova
  • Daria Kasatkina
  • Veronika Kudermetova
  • Caroline Garcia (France)
  • Magda Linette (Poland)
  • Sorana Cîrstea (Romania)
  • Anastasia Potapova
  • Anhelina Kalinina (Ukraine)
  • Jasmine Paolini (Italy)
  • Emma Navarro (USA)
  • Lesia Tsurenko (Ukraine)

We cannot wait!


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