Tickets on sale for Dubai’s very first Tie Break Tens tournament

Tie Break Tens will feature some of the best players, including Dan Evans (above) and Gael Monfils.

Gulf today, Journalist

Dubai’s latest sporting event, Tie Break Tens, will be staged at Coca-Cola Arena in City Walk on October 22 – and tickets went on sale last week.

This is the region’s first tournament in the rapid-fire tennis format, which will see some of the world’s best players compete in a series of fast-paced knockout matches to see who wins the league title and Dhs500 , 000 prices.

Part of the international series which first took place at Albert Hall in London in 2015, the Tie Break Tens (TB10) tournament series, now in its seventh year, arrives in Dubai and will feature many world’s favorite players.

The Dubai tournament in October will feature France’s number one player and winner of 10 ATP World Tour singles titles, Gael Monfils, who is still a public favorite and widely known for his entertainment value. Also present will be the winner of this year’s Melbourne Open Murray River, Britain’s number one Dan Evans. More players will be announced in the coming weeks.

The exciting TB10s is the only officially recognized short form of traditional tennis – there are no games, sets or matches – just 10-point tie-breakers where eight players face off in an elimination format. direct with a win-win price. It’s a fantastic way to see a lot of tennis being played in a short period of time, where every point counts, over the course of a single evening, creating a spectacular series of exciting and unpredictable clashes, leaving spectators at the edge of their seats. This year will begin with the Dubai Men’s Tournament, with plans for the women’s and junior tournaments also underway.

Jimmy Poon, Tournament Director for TB10s Dubai, said: “This is a great addition to the Dubai sporting calendar and we are really excited to see some of the best players in the world coming to present this exciting game. Tennis fans will enjoy the game like they have never seen it before and I have no doubts that the sport will attract new fans as they enjoy this evening of fast paced sports entertainment – the energy and drama around. these knockouts are contagious to say the least!

He added, “In addition to the roster of players, we are also delighted to welcome title sponsor, Zone, an online e-sports and cryptocurrency platform that will be launched in the region from October 2021. We look forward to working together to achieve this. event a historic occasion of the international tournament series and featuring Dubai. “

Adil, K Mishra, Founder and CEO of Zone, said, “The team is delighted to partner with Tie Break Tens Dubai to bring groundbreaking blockchain concepts to the world of fantasy sports and esports. . We look forward to engaging with Tie Break Tens and some of the best tennis players in the world to present our skill-based challenges, NFTs, and rewards. “

Ahead of the tournament, the Dubai TB10 announced a junior grassroots tournament to support young talent in the sport, with the U-18 boys and girls match finals taking place in the arena on the night of the main event. A tennis clinic will be held in the week leading up to the main TB10 night for the Dubai Schools competition winners.

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