Rafael Nadal explains reasons behind Abu Dhabi commitment

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Rafael Nadal explains reasons behind Abu Dhabi commitment

Rafael Nadal is excited to make his comeback at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu Dhabi from 27 to 29 December 2018. Last year the Spanish player withdrew from the exhibition event and he would love to play there again.

Nadal is not sure to compete in the Arab Emirates, as he is currently recovering from an ankle injury. 'Abu Dhabi is one of my favourite places to play, the climate, atmosphere and enthusiasm from the crowds at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship provides the perfect start to the new season', Nadal said. 'The tournament brings together players at the top of their game; we all relish playing in these extremely competitive matches.' 'We’re putting together an exciting line-up – one that reiterates the growing prominence of the Mubadala World Tennis Championship on the global tennis calendar', said John Lickrish, CEO of FLASH Entertainment.

'Nadal’s return, alongside the newly crowned number one, Novak Djokovic, plus returning champ, Kevin Anderson underlines the importance top players place on the event. Welcoming Venus Williams for her debut in Abu Dhabi adds additional star power; we’re truly excited at the calibre of participants this year.' Meanwhile, Isabela Miro, who got married to the tennis player Gastao Elias in July, had an advertisement video a few weeks ago with the tennis ace Serena Williams.

'It was an advertising video for a French company. They were looking for a tennis player to be Serena's opponent and they have chosen me. It was very beautiful', said Isabela as quoted by Bola Amarela. 'Serena filmed for around five hours.

We had to get there early to do the recording tests. It was nice to have her around and see her relationship with her daughter.' 'I had already planned a trip to go to Ecuador because it was my birthday week. Gastao was emotional when I told him I would have been a part of the video, but very sad because I could not travel with him.' Isabela Miro, who once was a tennis player and also played 1998 Olympics, made the advertising in Delray Beach club when the couple first met each other.

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