Thai fans quick to snap prized seats for Djokovic, Nadal clash

Thai fans quick to snap prized seats for Djokovic, Nadal clash

Tickets for the world-class tennis event featuring Serbian world No.1 Novak Djokovic and Spanish icon Rafael Nadal were almost all scooped up by the Thai fans within a few hours after going on sale yesterday.

The exhibition match between Djokovic and Nadal has had the expected feedback as tickets for the competition, especially those tagged 5,000, 4,000 and 3,000 baht, were all sold out with only a few seats left for the taking in enclosures farther to the court.

The Lawn Tennis Association of Thailand (LTAT) has joined hands with CP Group and True Corporation to organise the historic 'Back to Thailand Nadal vs Djokovic' encounter on Oct 2 at the 5,000-seat Indoor Stadium, Hua Mark.

The exhibition match has proven to be a big hit with the local tennis fans as it accords them the first opportunity to see two of the biggest names in tennis world today face each other in Thailand.

Tickets for the competition went on sale yesterday morning at the Thai Ticket Major outlets at prices 1,000, 2,000, 3,000, 4,000 and 5,000 baht.

Fans of both Nadal and Djokovic were all quick to reserve their seats and the three most expensive tickets priced 3,000, 4,000 and 5,000 baht were all sold out within a few hours.

According to the organisers, there are only a few seats left and tickets for these are priced at 1,000 and 2,000 baht.

Besides the match, many other activities have been planned to entertain the crowd at the venue.

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