Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Bencic beats four Top 10 players in a row to win Dubai

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Swiss world No.45 Belinda Bencic wrapped up a perfect week at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships by upsetting second seed Petra Kvitova in the final, her fourth straight Top 10 opponent. Following thrilling three-set...

The champions return to Dubai

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Monday at the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships was all about the return of two champions, who highlighted the day’s 12 singles matches. Daniela Hantuchova was the first of the mentioned champions to play...

With Victoria and Serena out, Dubai draw opens up for Agnieszka

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Just a day after Victoria Azarenka, top seed at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, withdrew from the tournament, second seed Serena Williams also decided to leave before even starting her opening match, citing back...

Dubai PHOTOS: Osaka practices with coach Yoshikawa, first round completes

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First round wrapped up at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in Dubai on Monday, while top players who enjoyed a bye used the day for practice sessions and photoshoots. Twice defending champion Elina Svitolina posed...

Jelena Jankovic to make Dubai her home

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Serbian former world No.1 tennis player Jelena Jankovic has decided to move to Dubai and make it her home base. "I love so many things about this place," said the world No.8 who has lost...

Dubai PHOTOS: Osaka loses right after splitting from coach Bajin

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Playing her first match since the Australian Open triumph and controversial split from coach Sascha Bajin, Naomi Osaka lost in straight sets to Kristina Mladenovic in the second round of the Dubai Duty Free...

Dubai PHOTOS: Bencic, Svitolina, Kvitova, Hsieh reach semifinals

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Semifinals were set up on Thursday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. After saving six match points the day before against Aryna Sabalenka, 21-year-old Belinda Bencic went on to eliminate third seed Simona Halep,...

WTA semifinals set in Dubai

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The semifinals at the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships have been set on Thursday, as the final four players have emerged out of what started as a 64-player draw on Sunday. The afternoon session...

Early upsets rock Monday at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

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The main draw of the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships kicked off on Monday, as the Aviation Club Tennis Center once again welcomed a packed field of players. Even though top seed Serena Williams...

Cornet stuns Serena, to face Venus in Dubai final

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I did say I was expecting an all-Williams final at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, although I did give in the back of my mind a slight chance of an upset in both...