Emma Raducanu already has a replacement at the Abu Dhabi exhibition

New cards for the “Mubadala World Tennis Championships” as the exhibition in Abu Dhabi is called, which will have Star + broadcast from this Thursday.

On the one hand, Ons Jabeur will be the one to replace Emma Raducanu, the last US Open champion, who tested positive for Covid-19 and had already announced her withdrawal.

The Tunisian will face the Swiss Belinda Bencic, the gold medal winner at the Tokyo Olympics,

“I really wanted to play in front of the fans here in Abu Dhabi, but unfortunately after testing positive for COVID-19, I will have to put it off until the next opportunity. I am isolating myself according to the rules and I hope to be able to return soon, “officially announced the Canadian who was looking to open her season in this presentation.

On the other hand, they were confirmed Taylor Fritz and Dan Evans, to replace Dominic Thiem and Casper Ruud.

As it is, this very Thursday Taylor Fritz will collide with Andy Murray and the winner will meet Rafael Nadal the next day. And Andrey Rublev waits for Dan Evans or Denis Shapovalov.