Dubai Tennis Championships 2019


2019 Dubai Tennis Championships
Tennis Facts

Date 17 – 23 February (women)
25 February – 2 March (men)
Edition 27th (men) / 19th (women)
Category ATP World Tour 500 (men)
WTA Premier 5 (women)
Draw 32S / 16D (men)
56S / 28D (women)
Prize money $2,887,895 (ATP)
$2,828,000 (WTA)
Surface Hard, Outdoor
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Venue Aviation Club Tennis Centre

Champions

Men’s Singles
Switzerland Roger Federer
Women’s Singles
Switzerland Belinda Bencic
Men’s Doubles
United States Rajeev Ram / United Kingdom Joe Salisbury
Women’s Doubles
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová

Dubai Tennis Championships Facts

Tour ATP World Tour
WTA Tour
Founded 1993; 26 years ago
Location Dubai
United Arab Emirates
Venue Aviation Club Tennis Centre
Surface Hard – outdoors
ATP World Tour
Category ATP World Tour 500
Draw 32S / 16Q / 16D
Prize money US$2,887,895 (2019)
WTA Tour
Category WTA Premier
Draw 56S / 32Q / 28D
Prize money US$2,828,000 (2019)

Schedule

Dubai Tennis Championships tournament starts from 17 – 23 February (women),
25 February – 2 March (men) at
Aviation Club Tennis Centre

Prize Money

Point distribution

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 56 Q Q2 Q1
Men’s Singles 500 300 180 90 45 0 N/A 20 10 0
Men’s Doubles 0 N/A 45 25
Women’s Singles 900 585 350 190 105 60 1 30 20 1
Women’s Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize money

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Round of 56 Q2 Q1
Men’s Singles $523,330 $256,565 $129,100 $65,655 $34,100 $17,980 N/A $3,980 $2,030
Men’s Doubles* $157,570 $77,140 $38,690 $19,860 $10,270 N/A N/A N/A
Women’s Singles $520,615 $260,310 $130,030 $59,960 $29,695 $15,240 $7,835 $4,360 $2,245
Women’s Doubles* $148,845 $75,310 $37,275 $18,765 $9,510 $4,695 N/A N/A N/A

Players List

ATP Singles

Seeds

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
JPN Kei Nishikori 6 1
SUI Roger Federer 7 2
CRO Marin Čilić 10 3
RUS Karen Khachanov 11 4
GRE Stefanos Tsitsipas 12 5
CRO Borna Ćorić 13 6
CAN Milos Raonic 14 7
RUS Daniil Medvedev 15 8

Wildcards

  • Marcos Baghdatis
  • Ramkumar Ramanathan
  • Mohamed Safwat

Qualifying draw:

  • Ričardas Berankis
  • Thomas Fabbiano
  • Egor Gerasimov
  • Corentin Moutet

Lucky losers:

  • Ilya Ivashka
  • Jiří Veselý

Withdrawals

  • Aljaž Bedene → replaced by Ilya Ivashka
  • Chung Hyeon → replaced by Benoît Paire
  • Pierre-Hugues Herbert → replaced by Denis Kudla
  • Mikhail Kukushkin → replaced by Jiří Veselý
  • Andy Murray → replaced by Robin Haase

ATP Doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
AUT Oliver Marach CRO Mate Pavić 16 1
RSA Raven Klaasen NZL Michael Venus 26 2
FIN Henri Kontinen AUS John Peers 35 3
USA Rajeev Ram GBR Joe Salisbury 45 4

Wildcards

  • Leander Paes / Benoît Paire
  • Jürgen Melzer / Nenad Zimonjić

Qualifying draw:

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan / Purav Raja

WTA Singles

Seeds

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
JPN Naomi Osaka 1 1
CZE Petra Kvitová 2 2
ROU Simona Halep 3 3
CZE Karolína Plíšková 5 4
GER Angelique Kerber 6 5
UKR Elina Svitolina 7 6
NED Kiki Bertens 8 7
BLR Aryna Sabalenka 9 8
DEN Caroline Wozniacki 10 9
LAT Anastasija Sevastova 12 10
RUS Daria Kasatkina 14 11
ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 15 12
GER Julia Görges 16 13
FRA Caroline Garcia 19 14
EST Anett Kontaveit 20 15
BEL Elise Mertens 21 16

Wildcards

  • Fatma Al-Nabhani
  • Eugenie Bouchard
  • Sara Errani
  • Samantha Stosur

Qualifying draw:

  • Lara Arruabarrena
  • Jennifer Brady
  • Zarina Diyas
  • Magdalena Fręch
  • Lucie Hradecká
  • Ivana Jorović
  • Bernarda Pera
  •  Zhu Lin

Lucky losers:

  • Polona Hercog
  • Dalila Jakupović
  • Stefanie Vögele

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Ashleigh Barty → replaced by Ons Jabeur
  • Danielle Collins → replaced by Ekaterina Makarova
  • Camila Giorgi → replaced by Dalila Jakupović
  • Madison Keys → replaced by Dayana Yastremska
  • Maria Sakkari → replaced by Tímea Babos
  • Samantha Stosur → replaced by Stefanie Vögele
  • Wang Qiang → replaced by Vera Lapko
  • Caroline Wozniacki → replaced by Polona Hercog

Retirements

  • Ons Jabeur (right shoulder injury)
  • Yulia Putintseva (low back injury)

WTA doubles

Seeds

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
HUN Tímea Babos FRA Kristina Mladenovic 6 1
USA Nicole Melichar CZE Květa Peschke 24 2
TPE Hsieh Su-wei CZE Barbora Strýcová 27 3
CAN Gabriela Dabrowski CHN Xu Yifan 28 4
AUS Samantha Stosur CHN Zhang Shuai 33 5
LAT Jeļena Ostapenko CZE Kateřina Siniaková 38 6
CZE Lucie Hradecká RUS Ekaterina Makarova 38 7
GER Anna-Lena Grönefeld NED Demi Schuurs 40 8
TPE Chan Hao-ching TPE Latisha Chan 41 9

Wildcard

  • Julia Elbaba / Alena Fomina
  • Sarah Beth Grey / Eden Silva
  • Alternates:
  • Eugenie Bouchard / Sofia Kenin
  • Prarthana Thombare / Eva Wacanno

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

  • Elise Mertens (left hip injury)
  • Anastasija Sevastova (low back injury)
  • Samantha Stosur (personal reasons)

During the tournament

  • Eugenie Bouchard (left abdominal injury)
  • Ons Jabeur (right shoulder injury)

Draws

Past Champions

Men’s singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score
2010 Novak Djokovic (2) Mikhail Youzhny 7–5, 5–7, 6–3
2011 Novak Djokovic (3) Roger Federer 6–3, 6–3
2012 Roger Federer (5) Andy Murray 7–5, 6–4
2013 Novak Djokovic (4) Tomáš Berdych 7–5, 6–3
2014 Roger Federer (6) Tomáš Berdych 3–6, 6–4, 6–3
2015 Roger Federer (7) Novak Djokovic 6–3, 7–5
2016 Stan Wawrinka Marcos Baghdatis 6–4, 7–6(15–13)
2017 Andy Murray Fernando Verdasco 6–3, 6–2
2018 Roberto Bautista Agut Lucas Pouille 6–3, 6–4
2019 Roger Federer (8) Stefanos Tsitsipas 6–4, 6–4

Women’s singles

Year Champion Runner-up Score
↓  Premier 5 tournament   ↓
2009 Venus Williams Virginie Razzano 6–4, 6–2
2010 Venus Williams (2) Victoria Azarenka 6–3, 7–5
2011 Caroline Wozniacki Svetlana Kuznetsova 6–1, 6–3
↓  Premier tournament   ↓
2012 Agnieszka Radwańska Julia Görges 7–5, 6–4
2013 Petra Kvitová Sara Errani 6–2, 1–6, 6–1
2014 Venus Williams (3) Alizé Cornet 6–3, 6–0
↓  Premier 5 tournament   ↓
2015 Simona Halep Karolína Plíšková 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
↓  Premier tournament   ↓
2016 Sara Errani Barbora Strýcová 6–0, 6–2
↓  Premier 5 tournament   ↓
2017 Elina Svitolina Caroline Wozniacki 6–4, 6–2
↓  Premier tournament   ↓
2018 Elina Svitolina (2) Daria Kasatkina 6–4, 6–0
2019 Belinda Bencic Petra Kvitová 6–3, 1–6, 6–2

Men’s doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
2010 Simon Aspelin
Paul Hanley
Lukáš Dlouhý
Leander Paes
6–2, 6–3
2011 Sergiy Stakhovsky
Mikhail Youzhny
Jérémy Chardy
Feliciano López
4–6, 6–3, [10–3]
2012 Mahesh Bhupathi
Rhan Bopanna
Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Marcin Matkowski
6–4, 3–6, [10–5]
2013 Mahesh Bhupathi
Michaël Llodra
Robert Lindstedt
Nenad Zimonjić
7–6(8–6), 7–6(8–6)
2014 Rohan Bopanna
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Daniel Nestor
Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 6–3
2015 Rohan Bopanna
Daniel Nestor
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Nenad Zimonjić
6–4, 6–1
2016 Simone Bolelli
Andreas Seppi
Feliciano López
Marc López
6–2, 3–6, [14–12]
2017 Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecău
Rohan Bopanna
Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 6–3, [10–3]
2018 Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecău
James Cerretani
Leander Paes
6–2, 7–6(7–2)

Women’s doubles

Year Champions Runners-up Score
↓  Premier 5 tournament   ↓
2009 Cara Black (3) Liezel Huber (3) Maria Kirilenko
Agnieszka Radwańska
6–3, 6–3
2010 Nuria Llagostera Vives
María José Martínez Sánchez
Květa Peschke
Katarina Srebotnik
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2011 Liezel Huber (4) María José Martínez Sánchez (2) Květa Peschke
Katarina Srebotnik
7–6(7–5), 6–3
↓  Premier tournament   ↓
2012 Liezel Huber (5) Lisa Raymond Sania Mirza
Elena Vesnina
6–2, 6–1
2013 Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Sania Mirza
Nadia Petrova
Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 2–6, [10–7]
2014 Alla Kudryavtseva
Anastasia Rodionova
Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
6–2, 5–7, [10–8]
↓  Premier 5 tournament   ↓
2015 Tímea Babos
Kristina Mladenovic
Garbiñe Muguruza
Carla Suárez Navarro
6–3, 6–2
↓  Premier tournament   ↓
2016 Chuangv Chia-jung
Darija Jurak
Caroline Garcia
Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 6–4
↓  Premier 5 tournament   ↓
2017 Ekaterina Makarova Elena Vesnina Andrea Hlaváčková
Peng Shuai
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
↓  Premier tournament   ↓
2018 Chan Hao-ching Yang Zhaoxuan Hsieh Su-wei
Peng Shuai
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
2019 Hsieh Su-wei
Barbora Strýcová
Lucie Hradecká
Ekaterina Makarova
6–4, 6–4

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