Dominic Thiem, Casper Ruud and Emma Raducanu have all pulled out so three replacements have been found for the 13th Mubadala World Tennis Championships.

The event begins on Thursday the 16th of December.

The quarterfinals will have two matches; Shapovalov versus Fritz, and Murray versus Evans.

The winners will move on to face Nadal and Rublev in the semifinals, the losers will play off for fifth place.

Then the winners will face off in the final, as well as the losers in the semifinals playing a third place match.

Denis Shapovalov (3)


-22 years old

-World number 14

Taylor Fritz (4)


-24 years old

-World number 23

Record: 4 – 1 Shapovalov – Fritz

Their record in 2021 is 1- 1

Shapovalov won their last match

Daniel Evans (5)

-Great Britain

-31 years old

-World number 25

Andy Murray (6)

-Great Britain

-34 years old

-World number 134

-Three time grand slam champion, two time olympic champion

-Still on comeback from hip injury

Record: 0 – 0 Murray – Evans

They will have practised with each other for the Davis Cup.

Andrey Rublev (1)


-24 years old

-World number 5

Rafael Nadal (2)


-35 years old

-World number 6

-20 time grand slam champion, 2008 olympic singles champion

-First match since last hiatus from foot injury


For the women, there is only one match.

Ons Jabeur (1)


-27 years old

-World number 10

Belinda Bencic (2)


-24 years old

-World number 23

Record: 0 – 1 Jabeur – Bencic