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Dubai Tennis Championships 2020


2020 Dubai Tennis Championships
Tennis Facts

Date 17 – 22 February (women)
24 – 29 February (men)
Edition 28th (men) / 20th (women)
Category ATP Tour 500 (men)
WTA Premier (women)
Draw 32S / 16D (men)
30S / 28D (women)
Prize money $2,950,420 (men) (2020)
$2,643,670 (women) (2020)
Surface Hard, Outdoor
Location Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Venue Aviation Club Tennis Centre

Champions

Men’s Singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women’s Singles
Romania Simona Halep
Men’s Doubles
Australia John Peers / New Zealand Michael Venus
Women’s Doubles
Chinese Taipei Hsieh Su-wei / Czech Republic Barbora Strýcová

Dubai Tennis Championships Facts

TourATP World Tour
WTA Tour
Founded1993; 27 years ago
LocationDubai
United Arab Emirates
VenueAviation Club Tennis Centre
SurfaceHard – outdoors
ATP World Tour
CategoryATP World Tour 500
Draw32S / 16Q / 16D
Prize moneyUS$2,950,420 (2020)
WTA Tour
CategoryWTA Premier
Draw56S / 32Q / 28D
Prize moneyUS$2,908,770 (2020)

Schedule

Dubai Tennis Championships tournament starts from 17 – 22 February (women) , 24 – 29 February (men) at Aviation Club Tennis Centre

Prize Money

Point distribution

EventWFSFQFRound of 16Round of 32QQ3Q2Q1
Men’s Singles5003001809045020N/A100
Men’s Doubles0N/A4525
Women’s Singles4703051851005512518131
Women’s Doubles1N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Prize Money

ATP Total Prize Money: $2,950,420 (men) (2020)
WTA Total Prize Money: $2,643,670 (women) (2020)

Players List

ATP Singles

Seeds

CountryPlayerRanking1Seed
SRBNovak Djokovic11
GREStefanos Tsitsipas62
FRAGaël Monfils93
ITAFabio Fognini114
ESPRoberto Bautista Agut125
RUSAndrey Rublev146
RUSKaren Khachanov177
FRABenoît Paire208

Wildcards

Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Malek Jaziri

Mohamed Safwat

Protected ranking

Lu Yen-hsun

Qualifying draw:

Lloyd Harris

Lorenzo Musetti

Dennis Novak

Yasutaka Uchiyama

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

Roger Federer → replaced by Yoshihito Nishioka

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga → replaced by Ričardas Berankis

ATP Doubles

Seeds

CountryPlayerCountryPlayerRank1Seed
USARajeev RamGBRJoe Salisbury111
CROIvan DodigSVKFilip Polášek172
GERKevin KrawietzGERAndreas Mies253
NEDWesley KoolhofCRONikola Mektić384

Wildcards

Abdulrahman Al Janahi / Fares Al Janahi

Matthew Ebden / Leander Paes

Qualifying draw:

Henri Kontinen / Jan-Lennard Struff

WTA singles

Seeds

CountryPlayerRanking1Seed
ROUSimona Halep21
CZEKarolína Plíšková32
UKRElina Svitolina43
SUIBelinda Bencic54
USASofia Kenin75
NEDKiki Bertens86
BLRAryna Sabalenka137
CROPetra Martić158
ESPGarbiñe Muguruza169

Wildcards

Kim Clijsters

Ons Jabeur

Garbiñe Muguruza

Elina Svitolina

Special exempt:

Elena Rybakina

Qualifying draw:

Jennifer Brady

Sorana Cîrstea

Veronika Kudermetova

Kristina Mladenovic

Aliaksandra Sasnovich

Kateřina Siniaková

Lucky loser:

Hsieh Su-wei

Withdrawals

Before the tournament

Bianca Andreescu → replaced by Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova

Ashleigh Barty → replaced by Wang Qiang

Kiki Bertens → replaced by Hsieh Su-wei

Madison Keys → replaced by Barbora Strýcová

Johanna Konta → replaced by Anastasija Sevastova

WTA Doubles

Seeds

CountryPlayerCountryPlayerRank1Seed
TPEHsieh Su-weiCZEBarbora Strýcová31
TPEChan Hao-chingTPELatisha Chan242
USANicole MelicharCHNXu Yifan273
CANGabriela DabrowskiCHNZhang Shuai294
CZEBarbora KrejčikováCHNZheng Saisai335
CZEKvěta PeschkeNEDDemi Schuurs356
CHNDuan YingyingRUSVeronika Kudermetova427
JPNShuko AoyamaJPNEna Shibahara538

Wildcard

Monique Adamczak / Yana Sizikova

Caroline Garcia / Sania Mirza

Withdrawals

During the tournament

Markéta Vondroušová (right adductor strain)

Draws

Past Champions

Men’s singles

YearChampionRunner-upScore
2010Novak Djokovic (2)Mikhail Youzhny7–5, 5–7, 6–3
2011Novak Djokovic (3)Roger Federer6–3, 6–3
2012Roger Federer (5)Andy Murray7–5, 6–4
2013Novak Djokovic (4)Tomáš Berdych7–5, 6–3
2014Roger Federer (6)Tomáš Berdych3–6, 6–4, 6–3
2015Roger Federer (7)Novak Djokovic6–3, 7–5
2016Stan WawrinkaMarcos Baghdatis6–4, 7–6(15–13)
2017Andy MurrayFernando Verdasco6–3, 6–2
2018Roberto Bautista AgutLucas Pouille6–3, 6–4
2019Roger Federer (8)Stefanos Tsitsipas6–4, 6–4
2020Novak Djokovic (5)Stefanos Tsitsipas6–3, 6–4

Women’s singles

YearChampionRunner-upScore
?  Premier 5 tournament   ?
2009Venus WilliamsVirginie Razzano6–4, 6–2
2010Venus Williams (2)Victoria Azarenka6–3, 7–5
2011Caroline WozniackiSvetlana Kuznetsova6–1, 6–3
?  Premier tournament   ?
2012Agnieszka RadwanskaJulia Görges7–5, 6–4
2013Petra KvitováSara Errani6–2, 1–6, 6–1
2014Venus Williams (3)Alizé Cornet6–3, 6–0
?  Premier 5 tournament   ?
2015Simona HalepKarolína Plíšková6–4, 7–6(7–4)
?  Premier tournament   ?
2016Sara ErraniBarbora Strýcová6–0, 6–2
?  Premier 5 tournament   ?
2017Elina SvitolinaCaroline Wozniacki6–4, 6–2
?  Premier tournament   ?
2018Elina Svitolina (2)Daria Kasatkina6–4, 6–0
2019Belinda BencicPetra Kvitová6–3, 1–6, 6–2
2020Simona Halep (2)Elena Rybakina3–6, 6–3, 7–6(7–5)

Men’s doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
2010Simon Aspelin
Paul Hanley
Lukáš Dlouhý
Leander Paes
6–2, 6–3
2011Sergiy Stakhovsky
Mikhail Youzhny
Jérémy Chardy
Feliciano López
4–6, 6–3, [10–3]
2012Mahesh Bhupathi
Rhan Bopanna
Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Marcin Matkowski
6–4, 3–6, [10–5]
2013Mahesh Bhupathi
Michaël Llodra
Robert Lindstedt
Nenad Zimonjic
7–6(8–6), 7–6(8–6)
2014Rohan Bopanna
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Daniel Nestor
Nenad Zimonjic
6–4, 6–3
2015Rohan Bopanna
Daniel Nestor
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
Nenad Zimonjic
6–4, 6–1
2016Simone Bolelli
Andreas Seppi
Feliciano López
Marc López
6–2, 3–6, [14–12]
2017Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecau
Rohan Bopanna
Marcin Matkowski
4–6, 6–3, [10–3]
2018Jean-Julien Rojer
Horia Tecau
James Cerretani
Leander Paes
6–2, 7–6(7–2)
2019Rajeev Ram
Joe Salisbury
Ben McLachlan
Jan-Lennard Struff
7–6(7–4), 6–3
2020John Peers
Michael Venus
Raven Klaasen
Oliver Marach
6–3, 6–2

Women’s doubles

YearChampionsRunners-upScore
?  Premier 5 tournament   ?
2009Cara Black (3) Liezel Huber (3)Maria Kirilenko
Agnieszka Radwanska
6–3, 6–3
2010Nuria Llagostera Vives
María José Martínez Sánchez
Kveta Peschke
Katarina Srebotnik
7–6(7–5), 6–4
2011Liezel Huber (4) María José Martínez Sánchez (2)Kveta Peschke
Katarina Srebotnik
7–6(7–5), 6–3
?  Premier tournament   ?
2012Liezel Huber (5) Lisa RaymondSania Mirza
Elena Vesnina
6–2, 6–1
2013Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Sania Mirza
Nadia Petrova
Katarina Srebotnik
6–4, 2–6, [10–7]
2014Alla Kudryavtseva
Anastasia Rodionova
Raquel Kops-Jones
Abigail Spears
6–2, 5–7, [10–8]
?  Premier 5 tournament   ?
2015Tímea Babos
Kristina Mladenovic
Garbiñe Muguruza
Carla Suárez Navarro
6–3, 6–2
?  Premier tournament   ?
2016Chuangv Chia-jung
Darija Jurak
Caroline Garcia
Kristina Mladenovic
6–4, 6–4
?  Premier 5 tournament   ?
2017Ekaterina Makarova Elena VesninaAndrea Hlavácková
Peng Shuai
6–2, 4–6, [10–7]
?  Premier tournament   ?
2018Chan Hao-ching Yang ZhaoxuanHsieh Su-wei
Peng Shuai
4–6, 6–2, [10–6]
2019Hsieh Su-wei
Barbora Strýcová
Lucie Hradecká
Ekaterina Makarova
6–4, 6–4
2020Hsieh Su-wei (2)
Barbora Strýcová (2)
Barbora Krejčíková
Zheng Saisai
7–5, 3–6, [10–5]