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Tennis Greats Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz to Face Off at ‘The Netflix Slam’ on March 3 — Streamer’s Second Live Sports Event

Tennis Greats Rafael Nadal, Carlos Alcaraz to Face Off at ‘The Netflix Slam’ on March 3 — Streamer’s Second Live Sports Event

Netflix Feb. 15 announced that its second live sports event, The Netflix Slam, will stream globally on March 3 beginning at 12:30 p.m. PT from the Michelob ULTRA Arena at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

The event features Spain’s 22-time Grand Slam men’s singles title champion Rafael Nadal against World No. 2 and fellow Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz. Hosted by MGM Resorts International and produced by Full Day Productions (which produced last’s Netflix Cup golf event), will be available in both Spanish and English. 

Joining The Slam for on and off court commentary and play-by-play analysis are tennis greats Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Jim Courier, Mary Joe Fernández and Patrick McEnroe, as well as tennis analyst Prakash Amritraj and host Kay Adams. For Spanish markets, tennis favorites Feliciano López and David Ferrer will be calling the shots. 

The event ups Netflix’s foray into sports, which includes docuseries “Formula 1: Drive To Survive,” “Full Swing, NASCAR: Full Speed,” “Untold,” “Quarterback,” “Tour de France: Unchained,” “Under Pressure: The U.S. Women’s World Cup Team,” “Six Nations: Full Contact,” among others.

Through the series Netflix has partnered with Formula 1, the National Football League (NFL), the PGA TOUR, Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), Fédération internationale de football association (FIFA), World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), and Major League Baseball (MLB), among others.

Indeed, Netflix is set to assume exclusive access to WWE’s “Raw” live-weekly wrestling show, beginning in 2025.

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