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Both events are ATP 500s in the week of 21 February
Djokovic is a five-time titlist in Dubai. The Serbian owns a 41-6 record at the ATP 500 event, where he triumphed on his most recent appearance in 2020.
Nadal is a three-time champion at the Mexican tournament, at which Zverev emerged victorious in 2021. Former World No. 3 and 2014 titlist Grigor Dimitrov and 2021 Intesa Sanpaolo Next Gen ATP Finals champion Carlos Alcaraz will also be in the field.