ABU DHABI: Andy Murray will face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on December 26 in Abu Dhabi in the opening game of Mubadala World Tennis Championship exhibition event, ARY News reported on Thursday.
Murray, who is suffering from back surgery and in the stage of recovery will open his new season against world number 10, Tsonga.
The event comprises six of the world’s top 10 players, victory in the opening match will let the Murray to qualify for the semi-final to face two-time defending champion Novak Djokovic.
Furthermore, David Ferrer taking on Stanislas Wawrinka at 1100 GMT on December 26 and the winner of that clash with meet world number one Rafael Nadal the next day.
The final will take place on December 28.