Tennis Fans Erupt After Dominic Thiem’s Latest Announcement

Published 11/02/2021, 6:36 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 27: Dominic Thiem of Austria reacts against Thomas Fabbiano of Italy during their Men’s Singles first round match on day two of the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 27, 2019 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


After injuring his wrist just before the Wimbledon Championships, Austrian tennis sensation Dominic Thiem has been out of action for most of the season this year. However, there has been a positive development in the case of the former US Open champion. 

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According to the latest development, Dominic Thiem has confirmed his participation in the Mubadala World Tennis Championships 2021. The tournament takes place in Abu Dhabi and to see the Austrian player make a return to the Tour in this event makes it extra special. 

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Fans got excited when they heard the news of the Austrian ace making a comeback on the Tour. It would be an ideal event for him to prepare for the Australian Open 2022.

 

The 13th edition of the event takes place from the 16th of December to the 18th of December. Given its timing, it serves as the ideal step for players to kick-start their preparations for the Happy Slam. 

Dominic Thiem set to return in the middle east 

Besides Thiem, the event will feature other prominent players like Norwegian tennis player Casper Ruud and Canadian tennis sensation Denis Shapovalov.

The CEO of Flash Entertainment, the company that owns the event, stated, “Everyone knows how good a player Dominic Thiem is, especially our loyal, knowledgeable Championship fans. We are thrilled that he has decided to choose our Championship to make his return to tennis”

 

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John Lickrish, the CEO added, “Once again it demonstrates the appeal of playing in Abu Dhabi at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship as a great opportunity for the world’s best to benefit from top-class competitive action ahead of the new season.”

 
 
 
 
 
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Coming back to the game, it will be interesting to see how Dominic performs on his return to the tennis courts. We hope to see him compete for the biggest titles against the top players.

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Rohan Kollare

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Rohan Kollare is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Rohan has studied Sports Management and has a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering Tennis and Formula One.

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