WTA Abu Dhabi Open

The Abu Dhabi Open is a tennis tournament on the WTA Tour that is played on outdoor hard courts at Abu Dhabi International Tennis Center.

The 2023 tournament will be at the WTA 500 level with top stars like Ons Jabeur, Paula Badosa, Danielle Collins, and Daria Kasatkina expected to play in the singles competition.

WTA Abu Dhabi Open

2023 Aub Dhabi Open

Venue:International Tennis Center
Level:WTA 500
Court Surface:Outdoor Hard Courts
Draw Size:32 Singles, 16 Doubles
Prize Money:$780,637 (2023)

Dates

The 2023 WTA Abu Dhabi Open tennis tournament will be held from the 6th to the 12th of February 2023.

This year’s tournament will be played in the same week as the ATP/WTA tournaments in Linz, Montpellier, Dallas, and Cordoba.

Players Entry List

The entry list for the 2023 tournament in Abu Dhabi has not yet been released but below is a selection of players who are expected to play in the 2023 singles tournament.

  • Anett Kontaveit
  • Aryna Sabalenka
  • Beatriz Haddad Maia
  • Belinda Bencic
  • Caroline Garcia
  • Coco Gauff
  • Danielle Collins
  • Daria Kasatkina
  • Ekaterina Alexandrova
  • Iga Swiatek
  • Jelena Ostapenko
  • Jessica Pegula
  • Liudmila Samsonova
  • Madison Keys
  • Martina Trevisan
  • Ons Jabeur
  • Paula Badosa
  • Petra Kvitova
  • Veronika Kudermetova

Schedule

Below is the expected schedule for the 2023 tournament in Abu Dhabi. Please note that this schedule is not finalized and is subject to change.

DayDateRound
Monday – Day 16 February 2023Qualifying Matches
Tuesday – Day 27 February 20231st Round Matches
Wednesday – Day 38 February 20231st Round Matches
Thursday – Day 49 February 20232nd Round Matches
Friday – Day 510 February 2023Quarterfinal Matches
Saturday – Day 611 February 2023Semifinal Matches
Sunday – Day 712 February 2023Final

Draw

The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Abu Dhabi will be made closer to the start of the tournament.

Singles Qualifying Draw: TBC

Singles Main Draw: TBC

Doubles Draw: TBC

Prize Money and Points

The total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2023 Abu Dhabi tennis tournament will be $780,637.

How the prize money and points are to be split for the 2023 tournament has not yet been confirmed but below is how it was split in 2021.

Women’s Singles

The winner of the singles tournament in 2021 (Aryna Sabalenka) won $68,570 and 470 ranking points, while the runner up (Veronika Kudermetova) won $50,130 and 305 ranking points.

Performance$Points
Winner$68,570470
Finalist$50,130305
Semifinalist$26,745185
Quarterfinalist$12,675100
3rd Round$6,48055
2nd Round$4,10030
1st Round$2,5001

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the doubles tournament in 2021 won $20,890 and 470 points, while the runner ups won $13,370 and 305 points.

Performance$ – Per Team$ – Per PlayerPoints
Winners$20,890$10,445470
Finalists$13,370$6,685305
Semifinalists$8,350$4,175185
Quarterfinalists$4,310$2,155100
2nd Round$2,670$1,33555
1st Round$2,020$1,0101

Past Winners and Runner Ups

Women’s Singles

The winner of the 2021 singles tournament was Aryna Sabalenka who beat Veronika Kudermetova 6–2, 6–2 in the singles final.

Women’s Doubles

The winners of the 2021 doubles tournament were Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara who beat Hayley Carter and Luisa Stefani 7–6, 6–4 in the doubles final.