Belinda Bencic will play Emma Raducanu at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships in Abu Dhabi in December. 

The current Olympic champion will face the new US Open champion in a rematch of their quarter-final encounter at Flushing Meadows, which Raducanu won 6-3 6-4.

“Since we introduced the women’s match in 2017, we have welcomed some of the biggest names in the game to compete in Abu Dhabi,” said John Lickrish, CEO of organisers Flash Entertainment.

“With that legacy in place, the goal for the Mubadala World Tennis Championship is to keep evolving to ensure we bring our knowledgeable fans the best, unrivalled experiences.

“With Emma and Belinda confirmed, this year’s match is set to be the most intriguing women’s match in the championship’s history. This is not one to miss.”

The Swiss star said noshes was keen to avenge the US Open defeat.

“When I was offered the opportunity to come and explore Abu Dhabi and all the championship has to offer, I was very excited and happy to do it,” she said.

“It’s great to travel to new places. I’m looking forward to coming, to immerse myself in the many cultures there and interact with all the fans. Emma and I played a great match in New York and I am looking forward to another great battle, this time in Abu Dhabi.”