5 Dominic Thiem

Nationalityaut Austria
Height185 cm
Career titles8

The 10th edition marks Dominic Thiem’s debut appearance at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship.

The Austrian, currently ranked fifth in the world, had a stellar 2017, winning the Rio Open, and appearing in the final of the Madrid Masters and Barcelona, where he lost to 4-time MWTC Champion Rafael Nadal on each occasion. After ending Nadal’s 19-match winning run on clay to reach the Semi-Final in Rome, Thiem progressed to the Semi-Final at Roland Garros. He finished his year by making in the ATP World Tour Finals in London, beating fellow #MWTC10 competitor Pablo Carreno Busta in the Group Stage.

With 8 ATP Tour Titles to his name at just 24, Thiem will be looking to get his 2018 off to the perfect start at his first MWTC.