Christina McHale replaces CoCo Vandeweghe at Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic

July 26, 2018 09:54 AM
SAN JOSÉ, CA (July 25, 2018) – 2017 singles finalist CoCo Vandeweghe has been forced to withdraw from the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic due to an ankle injury. American Christina McHale replaces Vandeweghe in the main draw. 

Tickets for the 2018 Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic, July 30-August 5 at San José State University are on-sale now at www.MubadalaSVC.com.

The star-studded player field includes 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams, two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza, two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka, defending champion Madison Keys and 2016 champion Johanna Konta.

Other players to watch in San José include World No. 15 Elise Mertens, a three-time winner this year on the WTA tour, and several young Americans looking to work their way up the rankings including Danielle Collins, Allison Riske and Sachia Vickery.

Formerly known as the Bank of the West Classic in Palo Alto, the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic is a weeklong WTA Premier event bringing the worlds of tennis and technology together in a festival of sports and entertainment. The new venue at San José State University will provide a high-end, family friendly atmosphere and will put fans close to the action as they watch their favorite stars compete. 

Highlighting the best the region has to offer, the tournament will showcase a complete entertainment experience including locally sourced cuisine, fine wine and cheese selections, interactive fan exhibitions, premier hospitality options, daily autograph signings, and of course, incredible tennis action.

Featuring a 28-player singles draw as well as a 16-team doubles draw the tournament will bring the best female tennis players in the world to the Bay Area and serves as the opening women's event of the US Open Series. 

With several different ticket options available, the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic has something for everyone. To purchase tickets go to www.MubadalaSVC.com or call 1-866-982-8497.
 

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