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Rafael Nadal Faces Carlos Alcaraz in The Netflix Slam Live Event

Rafael Nadal Faces Carlos Alcaraz in The Netflix Slam Live Event

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Poster for Netflix’s ‘The Netflix Slam’ live event

22-time Grand Slam Men’s Singles champion Rafael Nadal will take on the World #2 Carlos Alcaraz in The Netflix Slam. The streaming service’s second live sports event will take place at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas on March 3, 2024.

“I’m very excited for my first visit to Las Vegas, one of the most iconic and entertaining cities in the world,” stated Rafael Nadal. “I’m also very excited to be playing with my fellow countryman Carlos Alcaraz. I am sure it will be a fantastic night of tennis.”

Additional players will be announced later.

“I’m honored and so happy to be sharing the court with Rafa in Las Vegas,” said Carlos Alcaraz, U.S. Open and Wimbledon champion. “He’s an all-time great, of course, and his records and achievements speak for themselves. Rafa also is one of the nicest guys on Tour and I look forward to our match on March 3.”

Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, December 15, 2023 at 10am PT via axs.com. Ticket prices start at $88.

“I’m thrilled that with The Netflix Slam, we can give our global audience an opportunity to watch two tennis greats battle each other in a one-of-a-kind live event,” said Gabe Spitzer, Vice President, Nonfiction Sports, Netflix. “A legend like Rafa and a champion like Carlos together on the court, along with tons of other action, promises to be a live show fans won’t want to miss.”

The live sports event is produced by Connor Schell and David Chamberlin of Full Day Productions. Schell and Chamberlin also produced The Netflix Cup which featured athletes from Full Swing and Formula 1: Drive to Survive.

“We anticipate The Netflix Slam at Mandalay Bay will be one of the most entertaining events of the year,” said Lance Evans, Senior Vice President of Sports and Sponsorship, MGM Resorts International. “Tennis fans worldwide will be treated to an unforgettable experience as two of the sport’s elite champions compete in the sports capital of the world.”

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