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Andy as well as Emma Raducanu will take part in the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi next month.

The three-day exhibition event runs from 16-18 December.

Andy, who won the title here at its inaugural edition 12 years ago and again in 2015, will be joined at the MWTC by defending and five-time champion Rafael Nadal, world No 5 Andrey Rublev, former US Open winner Dominic Thiem, world No 8 Casper Ruud, and 19th-ranked Denis Shapovalov. The one-off women's match will be contested by US Open champion Emma Raducanu and Olympic gold medallist Belinda Bencic.

“I’ve got many happy memories of Abu Dhabi and I’m looking forward to returning.” said Murray. “With Emma also playing on day one, we will be flying the flag for British tennis and lo...
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Having caused the biggest upset of the tournament so far, Andy now plays 24 year old American and world No.52 Tommy Paul, who also confounded the pundits by defeating the fifth seed and fellow American Taylor Fritz 6-4, 6-4.  In this match Fritz struck eight aces and saved two of the three breakpoints he faced, while Paul fired six aces without having his serve broken.

Paul, who won the junior French Open title in 2015 and who considers clay to be his favourite surface, recorded the first of the biggest wins of his career by beating Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-4 in Acapulco in 2020, his second one coming in round 3 of Indian Wells where he defeated Andrey Rublev in three sets before losing in similar fashion to Cameron Norrie.  After qualifying for Paris he reached round 2 where he ...
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Having survived a second set scare against Durasovic, Andy now plays 20 year old Jannik Sinner, the No.1 seed and world No.10.

Sinner, who started the season ranked world No.37, has since won four titles along with reaching his maiden Masters 1000 final at the Miami Open where he lost to Hubert Hurkacz in straight sets, as well as breaking into the top 10 at the end of last month with a career high ranking of No.9.  However at the Vienna Open he blew a commanding lead against Frances Tiafoe in the semi-finals and then lost his opening match at the Paris Masters to Carlos Alcaraz.  As a result of those two losses he narrowly missed out on qualifying for the ATP Finals.  His biggest defeat though came on the grass of Queens where he lost 7-6, 7-6. in round 2 to Britain's Jack Drap...
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Viktor Durasovic is a 24 year old Norwegian player of Serbian origin, currently ranked No.351, who will be making his ATP Tour debut at this tournament, having up till now primarily performed on the ITF circuit, winning 8 titles and being runner-up on 6 other occasions.  His one Challenger final came in Portoroz, Slovenia, in 2019 where he was defeated 7-5, 6-3 by Aljaz Bedene.  His only previous attempt to qualify for an ATP tournament, which was in Bastad in July, failed when he lost in straight sets to the then world No.122 Denis Novak.  In the qualifying here he defeated former world No.43 Teymuraz Gabashvili in three sets.  Playing in the Davis Cup, Durasovic has a W/L record of 9–9 in singles and 4–5 in doubles, his one notable success coming at the inaugural edition of the ATP Cup i...
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This tournament runs from 7 - 13 November.

The draw is out and Andy plays a qualifier in round 1, and if he gets past him, will meet the No.1 seed and world No.9 Jannick Sinner.

The match isn't on Sunday's schedule so must be being played on Monday,

Amazon Prime aren't showing the tournament, but BT Sports are, along with TennisTV.

Full draw - https://www.atptour.com/en/scores/current/stockholm/429/draws





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Andy will play American qualifier and world No. 59 Jenson Brooksby who turned 21 last week.

BROOKSBY WITHDREW LATE AFTERNOON DUE TO INJURY SO ANDY WILL NOW PLAY LL WORLD  NO. 62  27 YEAR OLD DOMINIK KOEPFER

The match is scheduled for today not before 6:30 pm GMT.


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