DUBAI TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

  • Bhupathi-Llodra win doubles title at Dubai Championships March 2, 2013

    Dubai: Mahesh Bhupathi won the first title of the 2013 season when he combined with French man Michael Llodra to edge past Robert Lindstedt and Nenand Zimonjic in the summit clash of the Dubai Tennis Championships, here on Saturday. Unseeded Bhupathi and Llodra downed the third seeded rivals 7-6 (6), 7-6...
  • Bhupathi-Llodra in final of Dubai ATP event March 1, 2013

    Dubai: Mahesh Bhupathi reached the first final of the season with French partner Michael Llodra after overcoming a fighting pair of Rohan Bopanna and Rajeev Ram in the Dubai Tennis Championships, here on Friday. Unseeded Bhupathi and Llodra got past India's Bopanna and Americam Ram 6-4, 6-7(2), 10-5 in the...
  • Bhupathi-Llodra in quarters of Dubai ATP event February 28, 2013

    Dubai: Mahesh Bhupathi and Michael Llodra advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP Dubai Tennis championships with a straight-sets win over Serbian pair of Janko Tipsarevic and Viktor Troicki, here. The unseeded Indo-French team defeated the Serbian rivals 6-3 6-3 in the opening round of the USD 1,785,500 hard court...
  • Ivanovic beats Pavlyuchenkova in Dubai Round 1 February 18, 2013

    Dubai: Ana Ivanovic beat Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 63 76 in the first round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday, but Sloane Stephens was eliminated in three sets to cap a miserable debut trip to the Gulf for the US teenager. Ivanovic's career has dipped since she won the French Open in...
  • Djokovic eases past Stebe in Dubai opener February 28, 2012

    Dubai: Novak Djokovic shook off the rust to beat CedrikMarcel Stebe 64, 62 at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Monday in his first match since winning the Australian Open. Sixthseeded Mardy Fish also had an easy time against Andreas Beck of Germany, winning 61, 61 to join Djokovic in the second...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska wins Dubai title February 25, 2012

    Dubai: Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland won her eighth career WTA title on Saturday, defeating Julia Goerges of Germany 75, 64 in the Dubai Tennis Championships final. Radwanska will rise one place to a careerbest No. 5 when the world rankings are updated on Monday. The fifthseeded Radwanska led in both sets but...
  • Wozniacki loses in Dubai Open semis February 24, 2012

    Dubai: Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki lost in the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships, falling to Julia Goerges 76 (3), 75 on Friday. The former topranked Dane led 42 in the second set before Goerges regained control to close out the match in just over two hours. "I didn't play my best...
  • Radwanska beats Jankovic to reach Dubai final February 24, 2012

    Dubai: Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland defeated Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 62, 26, 60 on Friday to reach the final of the Dubai Tennis Championships. The fifthseeded Radwanska took an early 41 lead and won the first set in 33 minutes. The Polish player faltered in the second when Jankovic broke twice. Radwanska...
  • Wozniacki wins, Jankovic beats Stosur in Dubai February 23, 2012

    Dubai: Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki reached the semifinals of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Thursday, while US Open champion Sam Stosur was beaten by Jelena Jankovic of Serbia. Caroline Wozniacki ousted Ana Ivanovic of Serbia 63, 75 in a meeting of former No. 1s, after Jankovic had beaten Stosur 64, 62...
  • Stosur beats Safarova to reach Dubai Rd 3 February 23, 2012

    Dubai: U.S. Open champion Samantha Stosur defeated Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 61, 67 (5), 61 Wednesday to advance to the third round of the Dubai Tennis Championships. Defending champion Caroline Wozniacki topped Romania's Simona Halep 62, 63. She'll face Ana Ivanovic, who defeated Maria Kirilenko of Russia, 62, 76...
  • Ivanovic, Radwanska advance in Dubai February 22, 2012

    Dubai: Ana Ivanovic defeated Francesca Schiavone 61, 75 on Tuesday to advance to the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships. Peng Shuai of China ousted sixseeded Marion Bartoli 64, 63, winning six straight games to wrap up the final set. Ivanovic breezed through the first set, holding her Italian opponent to...
  • Kvitova, Li Na pull out of Dubai tournament February 21, 2012

    Dubai: Two more players have pulled out the Dubai Tennis Championships on the second day of the tournament that was hit by a rush of withdrawals on Monday. Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova withdrew due to illness. French Open winner Li Na and Vera Zvonareva also pulled out on Monday because of...
  • Venus beats Razzano in Dubai to win 40th title February 22, 2009

    Dubai: Venus Williams won her 40th singles title on Saturday by defeating unseeded Virginie Razzano 64 62 to win the Dubai Championships. It was the 28yearold American's seventh triumph in her last eight finals, with her last title coming at the WTA Championships in Doha in November. "I've...
  • Sania out of Dubai Tennis Championships singles February 17, 2009

    Dubai: India's Sania Mirza made a second round exit from Dubai Tennis Championships, going down in straight sets to World No 24 Kaia Kanepi of Estonia in Dubai on Tuesday. The 23yearold Kanepi, who recently reached her highest career ranking of 23, beat Sania 75, 62 in the $2 million event. The...
  • BhupathiKnowles win doubles title at Dubai March 9, 2008

    Dubai: Fourth seeds Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of the Bahamas won their second title in as many weeks with a hard fought 75, 76 (7) victory over third seeds Martin Damm and Pavel Vizner at the Dubai Tennis Championships. It was a sweet win for Bhupathi yesterday who...
  • Sania gives Jankovic a scare at Dubai Championships February 28, 2008

    Dubai: Jelena Jankovic was stretched to the limit before edging past Sania Mirza to reach the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championships on Wednesday. The fourthseeded Serb needed two hours 14 minutes to win 46,63,64 having faced defeat when Sania held three break points to lead 53 in the final set. "She gave...