The Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships takes place over two weeks with a WTA 1000 event in the first week, followed by an ATP 500 event in the second week.
2023 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
|Tour Level:||ATP 500 and WTA 1000|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor hardcourt|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
The 2023 tournaments were held over two weeks with the WTA Dubai event taking place from the 19th to the 25th of February 2023 and the ATP Dubai event from the 27th of February to the 4th of March 2023.
The WTA competition was played in the same week as the tournaments in Marseille, Merida, Rio, Rome (GA), and Doha, while the ATP competitions were played in the same weeks as the tournaments in Acapulco, Santiago, Monterrey, Waco, and Austin.
2023 ATP Dubai Entry List
- Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
- Alexandar Lazarov
- Alexander Bublik
- Alexander Zverev
- Alexei Popyrin
- Andrey Rublev (Number 2 Seed)
- Borna Coric
- Botic van de Zandschulp
- Christopher O’Connell
- Constant Lestienne
- Daniel Evans
- Daniil Medvedev
- Emil Ruusuvuori
- Felix Auger-Aliassime
- Filip Krajinovic
- Hubert Hurkacz
- Jiri Lehecka
- Karen Khachanov
- Lorenzo Sonego
- Malek Jaziri
- Marc-Andrea Huesler
- Matteo Arnaldi
- Maxime Cressy
- Mikael Ymer
- Novak Djokovic (Number 1 Seed)
- Pavel Kotov
- Quentin Halys
- Tallon Griekspoor
- Thanasi Kokkinakis
- Tomas Machac
2023 WTA Dubai Entry List
- Amanda Anisimova
- Aryna Sabalenka (Number 2 Seed)
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Beatriz Haddad Maia
- Belinda Bencic
- Caroline Garcia
- Coco Gauff
- Danielle Collins
- Daria Kasatkina
- Ekaterina Alexandrova
- Elena Rybakina
- Iga Swiatek (Number 1 Seed)
- Irina-Camelia Begu
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Jessica Pegula
- Kaia Kanepi
- Karolina Muchova
- Karolina Pliskova
- Madison Keys
- Maria Sakkari
- Marketa Vondrousova
- Martina Trevisan
- Paula Badosa
- Petra Kvitova
- Qinwen Zheng
- Shuai Zhang
- Veronika Kudermetova
- Victoria Azarenka
Below were the schedules for the 2023 WTA and ATP tournaments in Dubai, with the women’s singles final being played on the 25th of February 2023, and the men’s singles final being played on the 4th of March 2023.
2023 WTA Dubai Schedule
|Monday, 20 February 2023||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 21 February 2023||2nd Round|
|Wednesday, 22 February 2023||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 23 February 2023||Quarterfinals|
|Friday, 24 February 2023||Semifinals|
|Saturday, 25 February 2023||Singles Final|
2023 ATP Dubai Schedule
|Monday, 27 February 2023||1st Round|
|Tuesday, 28 February 2023||1st Round|
|Wednesday, 1 March 2023||2nd Round|
|Thursday, 2 March 2023||Quarterfinals|
|Friday, 3 March 2023||Semifinals|
|Saturday, 4 March 2023||Singles Final|
NB: Information in relation to the women’s and men’s draws is usually released the week before the start of the tournaments.
WTA 1000 Draw
The Draw for Dubai WTA 1000 event has now been released and is available to view on the WTA Tennis website.
Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula were the number 1 seeds in the women’s doubles event with Jelena Ostapenko and Lyudmyla Kichenok the number 2 seeds.
ATP 500 Draw
The Draw for the 2023 Dubai ATP 500 event has now been released and is available to view on the ATP Tour website.
In the men’s doubles event, Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic are the number 1 seeds with Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek the number 2 seeds.
Prize Money and Points
The total prize fund for the 2023 ATP and WTA tournaments in Dubai was $5,809,003, with the prize money and points being split as follows:
The winner of the Men’s Singles Event in 2023 won $533,990 and 500 ranking points, with the runner-up winning $287,320 and 300 ranking points.
Prize money across the board saw an increase from the amounts awarded at the 2022 tournament in Dubai.
The winners of the Men’s Doubles Event in 2023 received $175,400 and 500 points, with the runner-ups receiving $93,550 and 300 points.
The winner of the Women’s Singles Event in 2023 won $454,500 and 900 points, with the runner-up winning $267,690 and 585 points.
Please note that in 2022, the WTA Dubai tournament was a WTA 500 event and in 2023 the tournament has been upgraded to a WTA 1000 event.
Therefore the prize money for the 2023 tournament is much higher than it was in 2022.
The winners of the Women’s Doubles Event in 2023 received $133,840 and 900 points, with the runner-ups receiving $75,288 and 585 points.
ATP Dubai Past Winners and Runner Ups
Roger Federer currently holds the record for most titles in Dubai with eight singles titles to his name.
Below is a list of previous winners and runner-ups in the Men’s Singles event going back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official ATP Tour website.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2023||Daniil Medvedev||Andrey Rublev||6-2, 6-2|
|2022||Andrey Rublev||Jiri Vesely||6-3, 6-4|
|2021||Aslan Karatsev||Lloyd Harris||6–3, 6–2|
|2020||Novak Djokovic||Stefanos Tsitsipas||6–3, 6–4|
|2019||Roger Federer||Stefanos Tsitsipas||6–4, 6–4|
|2018||Roberto Bautista Agut||Lucas Pouille||6–3, 6–4|
|2017||Andy Murray||Fernando Verdasco||6–3, 6–2|
|2016||Stan Wawrinka||Marcos Baghdatis||6–4, 7–6|
|2015||Roger Federer||Novak Djokovic||6–3, 7–5|
|2014||Roger Federer||Tomas Berdych||3–6, 6–4, 6–3|
|2013||Novak Djokovic||Tomas Berdych||7–5, 6–3|
|2012||Roger Federer||Andy Murray||7–5, 6–4|
Fabrice Martin and Maxime Cressy are the current champions in the men’s doubles event in Dubai after beating Harri Heliovaara and Lloyd Glasspool in the 2023 Men’s doubles final.
Below is a list of previous winners and runner-ups of the Men’s Doubles event going back to 2012. For a full list, check the official ATP Tour website.
|2023||Fabrice Martin and Maxime Cressy||Harri Heliovaara and Lloyd Glasspool||7-6, 6-4|
|2022||Tim Putz and Michael Venus||Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic||6-3, 6-7, 16-14|
|2021||Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah||Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic||7-6, 7-6|
|2020||John Peers and Michael Venus||Raven Klaasen and Oliver Marach||6–3, 6–2|
|2019||Rajeev Ram and Joe Salisbury||Ben McLachlan and Jan-Lennard Struff||7–6, 6–3|
|2018||Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecău||James Cerretani and Leander Paes||6–2, 7–6|
|2017||Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecău||Rohan Bopanna and Marcin Matkowski||4–6, 6–3, 10–3|
|2016||Simone Bolelli and Andreas Seppi||Feliciano López and Marc López||6–2, 3–6, 14–12|
|2015||Rohan Bopanna and Daniel Nestor||Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and Nenad Zimonjić||6–4, 6–1|
|2014||Rohan Bopanna and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi||Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjić||6–4, 6–3|
|2013||Mahesh Bhupathi and Michaël Llodra||Robert Lindstedt and Nenad Zimonjić||7-6, 7-6|
|2012||Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna||Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski||6–4, 3–6, 10–5|
Below is a list of previous winners and runner-ups of the women’s singles event from 2012 to 2023. For a full list, check out the official WTA Tour website.
|Year||Winner||Runner Up||Score in Final|
|2023||Barbora Krejcikova||Iga Swiatek||6-4, 6-2|
|2022||Jeļena Ostapenko||Veronika Kudermetova||6-0, 6-4|
|2021||Garbiñe Muguruza||Barbora Krejcikova||7-6, 6-3|
|2020||Simona Halep||Elena Rybakina||3–6, 6–3, 7–6|
|2019||Belinda Bencic||Petra Kvitová||6–3, 1–6, 6–2|
|2018||Elina Svitolina||Daria Kasatkina||6–4, 6–0|
|2017||Elina Svitolina||Caroline Wozniacki||6–4, 6–2|
|2016||Sara Errani||Barbora Strýcová||6–0, 6–2|
|2015||Simona Halep||Karolína Plíšková||6–4, 7–6|
|2014||Venus Williams||Alizé Cornet||6–3, 6–0|
|2013||Petra Kvitová||Sara Errani||6–2, 1–6, 6–1|
|2012||Agnieszka Radwańska||Julia Görges||7–5, 6–4|
Veronika Kudermetova and Liudmila Samsonova are the current champions in the women’s doubles event in Dubai after beating Chan Hao-ching and Latisha Chan in the 2023 women’s doubles final.
Below is a list of previous winners and runner-ups of the women’s doubles event going back to 2012. For a full list, check out the official WTA Tour website.
|2023||Veronika Kudermetova and Liudmila Samsonova||Chan Hao-ching and Latisha Chan||6–4, 6–7, 10–1|
|2022||Elise Mertens and Veronika Kudermetova||Jeļena Ostapenko and Lyudmyla Kichenok||6-1, 6-3|
|2021||Alexa Guarachi and Darija Jurak||Xu Yifan and Yang Zhaoxuan||6–0, 6–3|
|2020||Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strýcová||Barbora Krejčíková and Zheng Saisai||7–5, 3–6, 10–5|
|2019||Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strýcová||Lucie Hradecká and Ekaterina Makarova||6–4, 6–4|
|2018||Chan Hao-ching and Yang Zhaoxuan||Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai||4–6, 6–2, 10–6|
|2017||Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina||Andrea Hlaváčková and Peng Shuai||6–2, 4–6, 10–7|
|2016||Chuang Chia-jung and Darija Jurak||Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic||6–4, 6–4|
|2015||Tímea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic||Garbiñe Muguruza and Carla Suárez Navarro||6–3, 6–2|
|2014||Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Rodionova||Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears||6–2, 5–7, 10–8|
|2013||Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza||Nadia Petrova and Katarina Srebotnik||6–4, 2–6, 10–7|
|2012||Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond||Sania Mirza and Elena Vesnina||6–2, 6–1|