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.