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Dubai Tennis Championships

Petra Kvitova says meeting with Monica Seles was key after knife attack

Kvitova suffered cuts to her left hand during a home invasion in 2016, while Seles was stabbed in the back during a match in Hamburg in 1993. 

Mar 07, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

Dubai Open: Daria Kasatkina, Garbine Muguruza record nervy wins

Kasatkina and Muguruza defeated Magdalena Frech and Dayana Yastremska, respectively to book a spot in the second round of the championship.

Feb 18, 2019, 12:22 PM IST

Dubai Open: Andy Murray to face Fernando Verdasco in final after straight-sets win over Lucas Pouille

Murray`s win improved his 2017 record to 11-2 as he seeks a 45th career title, he lost the 2012 final in Dubai to Roger Federer, his best performance at the event.

Mar 04, 2017, 09:36 AM IST

Dubai Championships: Angelique Kerber hammers Ana Konjuh in straight sets, storms into semis

The 29-year-old will first have to get by Elina Svitolina, on course for her own breakthrough into a first-time top 10 ranking if she can win the event.

Feb 24, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Dubai Championships: Caroline Wozniacki gets back to work with Dubai win over Darya Kasatkina

Former WTA world number one Wozniacki had only limited turnaround time to adjust to what many feel is a faster court in the emirate compared to last week`s venue.

Feb 21, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Novak Djokovic quits in Dubai due to eye-problem, ends 17 finals streak

Mid-match retirement in Dubai also ended Djokovic's unbeaten start to the year.

Feb 25, 2016, 23:56 PM IST

Novak Djokovic: World No.1 registers 700th win on ATP circuit in Dubai

Now, Djokovic has become only the third active player after Federer, Nadal to achieve such a feat.

Feb 25, 2016, 01:06 AM IST

Dubai Tennis Championships: Novak Djokovic starts with runaway win over Tommy Robredo

Djokovic has played finals at his last 17 events, winning 13.​

Feb 23, 2016, 11:01 AM IST

I`m not the only one who wants to be the best: Novak Djokovic

The Serbian will compete for the first time after winning his sixth Australian Open title three weeks ago in Melbourne.

Feb 21, 2016, 22:47 PM IST

Roger Federer: Swiss legend sidelined for a month after undergoing knee surgery

Off the court injury forced Federer to withdraw his name from the forthcoming ATP tours. 

Feb 03, 2016, 17:44 PM IST

Sometimes I have to let it rip, says Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic`s flamboyant on-court demeanour may be occasionally unacceptable but it is an integral part of his success, the world number one said.

Feb 24, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

Serena Williams, Genie Bouchard pull out of Dubai Tennis Championships

Australian Open champion Serena Williams has pulled out of this week`s Dubai Tennis Championships, organisers said on Saturday.

Feb 14, 2015, 16:55 PM IST

Bopanna, Bhupathi to clash in semis of Dubai ATP event

Long time friends Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi set up the semi-final clash of the Dubai Tennis Championships against each other after winning quarter-finals with their respective partners, here on Thursday.

Feb 28, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

Andy Murray beats Novak Djokovic to reach Dubai final

Andy Murray beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-2, 7-5 in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Friday.

Mar 02, 2012, 21:12 PM IST

Straight-set wins for Murray, Federer in Dubai

World number four Andy Murray wasted six match points and overcame a knee injury to beat Tomas Berdych 6-3, 7-5 in the Dubai Tennis Championships quarter-finals on Thursday, while Roger Federer also made it through to the last four.

Mar 01, 2012, 21:39 PM IST

Wasteful Murray overcomes Berdych in Dubai heat

World number four Andy Murray wasted six match points before overcoming Tomas Berdych 6-3, 7-5 in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Thursday after struggling with what appeared to be a leg injury in searing desert sun.

Mar 01, 2012, 18:34 PM IST

Defending champion Wozniacki beaten in Dubai semis

Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Friday.

Feb 25, 2012, 10:41 AM IST

Jankovic thrashes Sam Stosur to reach semis in Dubai

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia defeated US Open champion Sam Stosur 6-4, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Feb 23, 2012, 18:38 PM IST

Ivanovic beats Schiavone 6-1, 7-5 in Dubai

Ana Ivanovic defeated Francesca Schiavone 6-1, 7-5 Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Feb 22, 2012, 11:23 AM IST

Wozniacki to play Kuznetsova in Dubai final

Caroline Wozniacki reached the final of the Dubai tennis championships by beating Jelena Jankovic.

Feb 20, 2011, 09:07 AM IST