Federer, Nadal to start 2010 season in Abu Dhabi

Updated: 14 October 2009 18:26 IST

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal plan to open the 2010 season in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates :

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal plan to open the 2010 season in an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi.

Organizers said on Tuesday that Federer and Nadal have committed to play in the three-day event starting Dec. 31. The tournament, which is not part of the ATP Tour, offers a winner-take-all prize of $250,000.

The event, organized by Abu Dhabi-based real-estate developer Capitala, features six players.

Britain's Andy Murray won the inaugural event last year, beating both Federer and Nadal.

Topics : Tennis David Ferrer Novak Djokovic Bernard Tomic Rafael Nadal Andy Murray Stanislas Wawrinka Roger Federer
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