9 Stan Wawrinka

Nationalitysui Switzerland
Career titles16

Making his fifth appearance at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship and his return to the court will be three-time Grand Slam Champion Stan Wawrinka.

Having last during the 2015/16 Edition, Wawrinka will be marking his return to the court at the start of the global men’s 2018 tennis season and looking to capture his first title in Abu Dhabi to add to his 16 career ATP titles, as well as a Davis Cup victory and Olympic Gold medal.

After reaching the Semi-Final of the Australian Open and subsequently his fourth Grand Slam final at Roland Garros, where he lost to fellow #MWTC10 competitor Rafael Nadal, Wawrinka cut short his 2017 season due to injury.