¡Vamos! Alcaraz and Nadal set to face off on Netflix
Dec 17, 2023
Netflix will stream its next live sports event, The Netflix Slam, headlined by 22-time Grand Slam men’s singles title champion Rafael Nadal facing off against World No. 2 and fellow Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz in a special one-night tennis exhibition match.
The event, hosted by MGM Resorts International, is scheduled for Sunday, March 3, 2024 at noon PST / 21:00 CET inside Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This will stream as a duaI broadcast for English and Spanish speaking markets. Additional players and matchups will be announced at a later date.
“I’m very excited for my first visit to Las Vegas, one of the most iconic and entertaining cities in the world,” said 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.”
“I’m honored and so happy to be sharing the court with Rafa in Las Vegas,” said 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.”
“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,” said Gabe Spitzer, Vice President, Nonfiction Sports, Netflix.
“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.
Tickets starting at $88, not including applicable service charges or fees, are on sale via www.axs.com. The Netflix Slam will be produced by Full Day Productions (Connor Schell and David Chamberlin), the company behind The Netflix Cup, ESPY Awards, the Oscars Red Carpet Show, and the NFL Honors.