Everything You Need To Know About Nadal Vs. Alcaraz Netflix Slam Match In Las Vegas

Everything You Need To Know About Nadal Vs. Alcaraz Netflix Slam Match In Las Vegas

by Nurein Ahmed

Netflix took its tennis offering to the extreme this year when it announced it would broadcast the first-ever live tennis match on its platform.

Carlos Alcaraz and countryman Rafael Nadal will have the honor of gracing the tennis court in a one-off match as part of the "Netflix Slam." The two Spanish titans will headline the day in a singles match, but they won't be the only ones taking to the court.

The tournament organizers have also planned for a mixed-doubles match that will feature former Wimbledon finalist and new pickleball pro Eugenie Bouchard alongside the Bryan Brothers. In this article you will find all the information regarding the highly-anticipated "Netflix Slam".

When Is The Netflix Slam Featuring Alcaraz vs Nadal Happening?

The Netflix Slam will be played at the 12,000-seater Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday, March 3rd, 2024.

Carlos Alcaraz will face Rafael Nadal in the singles match at 1 pm Pacific Time in the United States (10 pm GMT +1). Before that, Eugenie Bouchard will join forces with Mike Bryan to face Asia Muhammad and Bob Bryan in a mixed doubles match at 11 am.

Carlos Alcaraz vs Rafael Nadal Head-To-Head Record:

Alcaraz and Nadal have met three times on the ATP Tour. The older Spaniard leads 2-1, winning in Madrid (2021) and Indian Wells (2022). Alcaraz's solitary victory came at the Madrid Masters in 2022.

With Nadal spending most of 2023 nursing a hip injury, this budding rivalry has not added another chapter to it. But if the 37-year-old is deemed fit enough to compete for the remainder of 2024, we might see a lot of this matchup at tour level.

How To Watch Carlos Alcaraz vs Rafael Nadal Netflix Slam Match:

Netflix has announced that the match will be accessible on its streaming platform for the global audience. Fans can watch by signing up for Netflix and purchasing any of the variety of subscription plans available.

What Have The Players Said Ahead Of Netflix Slam?

Nadal and Alcaraz have shared their excitement of this blockbuster duel, pitting undoubtedly two of the best Spanish tennis players of any era. 22-time Grand Slam winner Nadal referred to host city Las Vegas as "iconic" and "entertaining" and is looking forward to sharing the stage with his countryman.

Alcaraz was humble in return, calling Nadal an all-time great and wishing him a speedy recovery from his current injury layoff that has seen him withdraw from the Qatar Open.


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