MGM and IMG recently announced the inaugural MGM Macau Tennis Masters, featuring Olympic gold medallist Belinda Bencic, along with Top 10 ATP players Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe. The excitement for the event now escalates further with the latest inclusion of the sensational Emma Raducanu and Asia’s most captivating young talent, Wu Yibing, further enhancing the star-studded roster.
Taking place on 2-3 December 2023 at the Macao East Asian Games Dome, the largest indoor sports facility in the region, this mixed hardcourt tournament will feature four players from the men’s tour and two from the women’s circuit. The event will soon announce one more men’s player to complete the impressive lineup.
The MGM Macau Tennis Masters will consist of two men’s singles matches and one mixed doubles on Saturday, followed by a women’s singles match and two men’s singles matches on Sunday, culminating in an evening awards ceremony. The singles matches will be played in a best-of-three set format, with a ten-point match tiebreak replacing the third set.
A press conference held at MGM MACAU revealed more details with representatives from MGM, IMG, Macao SAR Government, Macao Government Tourism Office, and Macau Tennis Association.
Emma Raducanu and Wu Yibing have most recently been added to the star-studded player field, creating more excitement. Emma’s rise to stardom after winning the US Open and Wu Yibing’s historic feat as the first Chinese national to win an ATP tournament add to the event’s appeal, especially for the local community.
Hubert Wang, President, and COO of MGM expressed enthusiasm for the event, aiming to promote Macau’s charm and sports tourism through world-class sporting actions. Pun Weng Kun, President of the Sports Bureau of Macao SAR Government, eagerly anticipated outstanding tennis and thrilling matches, expecting the international event to attract tourists to Macau.
Ticket sales will begin on 1 August through mgm.mo and the official website of MGM Macau Tennis Masters.