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 was at the WTA 500 level with top stars like Belinda Bencic, Paula Badosa, Danielle Collins, and Daria Kasatkina playing in the singles competition.
2023 Aub Dhabi Open
|Venue:||International Tennis Center|
|Court Surface:||Outdoor Hard Courts|
|Draw Size:||32 Singles, 16 Doubles|
|Prize Money:||$780,637 (2023)|
The 2023 WTA Abu Dhabi Open tennis tournament was held from the 6th to the 12th of February 2023.
The 2023 tournament was 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 now been released and below is a selection of players who participated in the 2023 singles tournament.
- Anett Kontaveit
- Beatriz Haddad Maia
- Belinda Bencic
- Danielle Collins
- Daria Kasatkina
- Jelena Ostapenko
- Liudmila Samsonova
- Martina Trevisan
- Veronika Kudermetova
- Elise Mertens
- Paula Badosa
- Barbora Krejcikova
- Bianca Andreescu
- Karolina Pliskova
- Garbine Mugruza
- Elena Rybakina
Below was the schedule for the 2023 tournament in Abu Dhabi, with the singles and doubles finals being played on Sunday, the 12th of February 2023.
|Monday – Day 1||6 February 2023||Qualifying Matches|
|Tuesday – Day 2||7 February 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Wednesday – Day 3||8 February 2023||1st Round Matches|
|Thursday – Day 4||9 February 2023||2nd Round Matches|
|Friday – Day 5||10 February 2023||Quarterfinal Matches|
|Saturday – Day 6||11 February 2023||Semifinal Matches|
|Sunday – Day 7||12 February 2023||Finals|
The draw for the 2023 singles and doubles tournaments in Abu Dhabi can be viewed on the WTA Tour website (see links below).
Singles Qualifying: View Draw
Singles Main: View Draw
Doubles: View Draw
Prize Money and Points
The total financial commitment (including Prize Money) for the 2023 Abu Dhabi tennis tournament was $780,637.
How the prize money and points were split for the 2023 tournament is detailed below.
The winner of the singles tournament in 2023 won $120,150 and 470 ranking points, while the runner-up won $74,161 and 305 ranking points.
The winners of the doubles tournament in 2023 received $40,100 ($20,050 each) and 470 points, while the runner-ups received $24,300 ($12,150 each) and 305 points.
|Performance||$ – Per Team||$ – Per Player||Points|
Past Winners and Runner Ups
Belinda Bencic beat Liudmila Samsonova 1-6, 7-6, 6-4 in the singles final in 2023.
The winner of the 2021 singles tournament was Aryna Sabalenka who beat Veronika Kudermetova 6–2, 6–2 in the final.
|2023||Belinda Bencic||Liudmila Samsonova||1-6, 7-6, 6-4|
|2021||Aryna Sabalenka||Veronika Kudermetova||6–2, 6–2|
The winners of the 2023 doubles tournament were Luisa Stefani and Zhang Shuai who beat Chan Hao-ching and Shuko Aoyama 3-6, 6-2, 10-8 in the doubles final.
|2023||Luisa Stefani and Zhang Shuai||Chan Hao-ching and Shuko Aoyama||3-6, 6-2, 10-8|
|2021||Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara||Hayley Carter and Luisa Stefani||7–6, 6–4|