Dominic Thiem, the Austrian tennis prodigy, has been out of play for the majority of the season after injuring his wrist right before the Wimbledon Championships.
In the case of the former US Open winner, though, there has been some good news.
Dominic Thiem has confirmed his participation at the Mubadala World Tennis Championships 2021, according to the latest news.
The tournament is held in Abu Dhabi, and seeing an Austrian player return to the Tour in this event adds to the excitement.
When it was announced that the Austrian ace would be making a comeback on the Tour, fans were ecstatic. It would be a great way for him to warm up for the Australian Open in 2022.
Nice to see him back! https://t.co/lYgtnHgg26— Susana Oliveira (@Susana_Olll) November 2, 2021
Miss this guy a lot. One of the few nicest guys on tour. ❤️❤️❤️— Dom!n!cTheme (@DominicTheme) November 2, 2021
the only tweet that matters https://t.co/HW43l9i7Wr— dominic thiem returns to tennis next month (@itslindseeey) November 2, 2021
The event’s 13th edition will take place from the 16th to the 18th of December. Given its schedule, it’s an excellent way for players to get a head start on their Happy Slam preparations.
Dominic Thiem is preparing to make a comeback in the Middle East
Other notable players competing in the tournament include Norwegian tennis player Casper Ruud and Canadian tennis sensation Denis Shapovalov.
“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,” said the CEO of Flash Entertainment, the company that owns the event.
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.”
When Dominic returns to the game, it will be interesting to watch how he performs on the tennis courts.