Prime seed Dominic Thiem will probably be in search of the 18th title of his profession and his first crown since lifting the 2020 US Open trophy when play will get underway within the ATP500 week of the Dubai Obligation Free Tennis Championships.
Recognized for stepping up for the massive events, the world quantity 4 will probably be bidding to grow to be the primary Austrian since Thomas Muster in 1997 to raise the Dubai Obligation Free Tennis Championships trophy.
A participant for the massive event, he has reached the finals of the 2018 and 2019 French Opens and the Australian Open in 2020, and alongside along with his triumph in New York he has additionally reached the ultimate of the ATP Tour Finals prior to now two seasons. However his path to glory will probably be contested by stars within the likes of Roberto Bautista Agut, who claimed victory in opposition to him within the 2015 version of the Dubai Tennis Championship and put a cease to his positive run within the Doha Tennis quarterfinals earlier within the week.
This yr’s match has seen some large names within the likes of Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka pull out of the match, whereas Rafael Nadal declined a wild-card entry to the championship.
The Dubai Obligation-Free Tennis Championships, which is owned and arranged by Dubai Obligation-Free and held underneath the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai is about to offer action-packed tennis till twentieth March.
Second seed Andrey Rublev is one to be careful for as he continues his red-hot type regardless of the loss in opposition to Bautista Agut in Doha, and Basilashvili who’s the 2021 Doha champion will look to make use of his momentum after beating the likes of Roger Federer, Taylor Fritz and Bautista Agut.
“We anticipate one other wonderful week with a number of gamers who’re worthy of profitable such a prestigious title,” mentioned Event Director Salah Tahlak.
“We’ve got given wild playing cards this week to Denis Novak, who not too long ago reached the quarter-finals in Montpellier, to Malek Jaziri who made a incredible run to the semi-finals in 2018, to Aslan Karatsev, who on the current Australian Open and as a qualifier grew to become the primary participant within the Open Period to succeed in the semi-finals of their debut Grand Slam, and eventually to former Dubai Obligation Free Tennis Championships ball boy Alexei Popyrin, who final month gained the primary title of his profession in Singapore.”
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