Top tennis players like men's world No. 3 Daniil Medvedev and women's No. 1 Aryna Sabalenka will compete in the World Tennis League's Abu Dhabi season two.
The WTL has confirmed the addition of world No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas, who placed fifth in the Australian Open, and world No. 6, Andrey Rublev, who was fourth in the 2023 Grand Slam, to an already formidable field.
The return of world No. 2 and four-time Grand Slam champion Iga Swiatek as well as world No. 5 and 2022 Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina have also been announced by the organizers.
The second season will see 16 of the world’s best players compete at Yas Island’s Etihad Arena from Dec. 21 to 24, with the full roster to be announced in the coming weeks.
The format will see the players split into four teams with two matches every day from day one to three, in men’s and women’s singles and doubles, and mixed doubles. The top two teams will compete on Dec. 24, the final day of the tournament.