We are still in 2021, it is true. But this Thursday, the 2022 season begins. At least for the best in the world, the year begins with the head at the Australian Open.
Punctually, it will be the kickoff for the “Mubadala World Tennis Championships” in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, with STAR + transmission.
This Thursday, in the first shift, Taylor Fritz (23rd in the ATP world) will meet Denis Shapovalov (14th), from 9 am (ARG time). The winner will face the Russian Andrey Rublev (5th), which awaits in the semifinals.
Then not before 11, Daniel Evans (25th) will collide with Andy Murray (134th today). And whoever wins will meet Rafael Nadal (6th) on Friday.
In the third shift, there will also be a match for women: Ons Jabeur (N ° 10), who replaces Emma Raducanu, the last champion of the US Open and who tested positive for Covid-19, will be seen with Belinda Bencic (N ° 23), the gold medal winner at the Tokyo Olympics.