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 was at the WTA 500 level with top stars like Belinda Bencic, Paula Badosa, Danielle Collins, and Daria Kasatkina playing 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)


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 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 2023Finals


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.

Women’s Singles

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.

2nd Round$11,50055
1st Round$8,3101

Women’s Doubles

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 PlayerPoints
1st Round$4,350$2,1751

Past Winners and Runner Ups

Women’s Singles

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.

YearWinnerRunner UpScore
2023Belinda BencicLiudmila Samsonova1-6, 7-6, 6-4
2021Aryna SabalenkaVeronika Kudermetova6–2, 6–2

Women’s Doubles

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.

YearWinnersRunner UpsScore
2023Luisa Stefani and Zhang ShuaiChan Hao-ching and Shuko Aoyama3-6, 6-2, 10-8
2021Shuko Aoyama and Ena ShibaharaHayley Carter and Luisa Stefani7–6, 6–4