Novak Djokovic will play in the same team as Grigor Dimitrov, Paula Badosa and Aryna Sabalenka at the World Tennis League event taking place before Christmas this year.
Below are the other team compositions.
- Alexander Zverev
- Elena Rybakina
- Dominic Thiem
- Anett Kontaveit
- Every Swiatek
- Happy Auger-Too
- Sanya Mirza
- Gael Monfils
- Eugenie Bouchard
- Nick Kyrgios
- Caroline Garcia
- andreas sepi
- Rohan Bopanna
- bianca andreescu
Djokovic on the World Tennis League
«This new event is exciting, there is no doubt about it,» Djokovic said in a WTL statement.
«I love playing in Dubai, I’ve had a lot of success there over the years and I really enjoy the fans. This is something different and it will be great to be a part of it.» Iga Swiatek also spoke about the event: «I like it better when tennis connects people and when it is real entertainment.
When combined with great entertainment and music, it’s even better, which is why I’m excited to join the World Tennis League this year. I am happy that, together with other top players, we are introducing tennis as something fun for new audiences.
I can not wait!»
World Tennis League Format
According to the official website of the World Tennis League, WTL is a «4 team competition where 16 of the best male and female players in the world come together along with 6 global artists.
This promises to make you experience a tennis event like never before.» To form the teams, according to WTL, «a player lottery will be held on November 1, where the 16-player lineup will be divided into four teams of four. players each, and a round robin format for matches throughout the tournament.
The top two teams will meet in one final day of matches to determine the overall winner of the World Tennis League in Dubai.» The President of the World Tennis League is Rajesh Banga. «The World Tennis League will be an event like no other. other. .
It brings a unique and engaging new format to the game of tennis, offering a spectacular blend of sport and entertainment together. We can’t wait to welcome fans from around the world to this momentous event that marks a new era for tennis.»