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[12/11/23 - 07:02 AM]
Rafael Nadal & Carlos Alcaraz Will Face Off at "The Netflix Slam", Live on Netflix on March 3
Netflix will stream its next live sports event, 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.

[via press release from Netflix]

¡Vamos! Rafael Nadal & Carlos Alcaraz Will Face Off At 'The Netflix Slam', Live on Netflix on March 3

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."

"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."

"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."

Netflix is the premier home for great sports stories with hits like Formula 1: Drive to Survive, Break Point, Full Swing, Untold, Quarterback, Tour de France: Unchained, Under Pressure: The U.S. Women's World Cup Team, upcoming series following athletes in track and field, rugby and NASCAR as well as last month's The Netflix Cup.

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.

Tickets starting at $88, not including applicable service charges or fees, go on sale to the public Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m. PST via www.axs.com. All Club and Seat License members will receive access to a pre-sale Tuesday, December 12 at 10 a.m. PST through Wednesday, December 13 at 5 p.m. PST. Members of MGM Rewards, AXS and USTA will receive pre-sale benefits Thursday, December 14 from 10 a.m. PST to 10 p.m. PST.

ABOUT NETFLIX:

Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with over 247 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.

ABOUT MICHELOB ULTRA ARENA

The Michelob ULTRA Arena is a multi-purpose arena home to World Championship Boxing, premier concerts and special events. With seating for as many as 12,000, the entertainment venue, which was renovated in 2018, offers excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Michelob ULTRA Arena is home to WNBA team, the Las Vegas Aces, the city's first professional basketball team. Prominent events have included concerts such as Justin Timberlake, KISS, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, John Mayer, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, Alejandro Fernandez and David Foster & Friends. World championship boxing events have featured fighters including Oscar De La Hoya, Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Shane Mosley and Bernard Hopkins. The Michelob ULTRA Arena also has been home to multiple Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events, the annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction and the Latin Billboard Music Awards.

ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500(R) global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces,incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 33 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The Company's 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company's subsidiary LeoVegas AB offers sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout Europe. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its "Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet" philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates. The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE(R) Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies(R). For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com. Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.





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