2010 Dubai Tennis Championships

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
2010 Dubai Tennis Championships
Date:   February 22 – 28 (men)
February 14 – 20 (women)
Edition:   18th (men) / 10th (women)
Category:   ATP World Tour 500 (men)
WTA Premier 5 event (woman)
Location:   Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Venue:   Aviation Club Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
United States Venus Williams
Men's Doubles
Sweden Simon Aspelin / Australia Paul Hanley
Women's Doubles
Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez
Dubai Tennis Championships
 < 2009 2011 > 

The 2010 Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships was a 500 Series event on the 2010 ATP World Tour and a Premier 5 event on the 2010 WTA Tour. Both of the events took place at The Aviation Club Tennis Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The women's tournament took place from February 14 to February 20, 2010, while the men's tournament took place from February 22 to February 28, 2010 (it was planned, that the tournament would end on February 27, 2010, but due to rain the final was suspended).[1]

WTA entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 3 1
 RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 4 2
 USA Venus Williams 5 3
 BLR Victoria Azarenka 6 4
 RUS Elena Dementieva 7 5
 SRB Jelena Janković 8 6
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 9 7
 CHN Li Na 10 8
 AUS Samantha Stosur 11 9
 ITA Flavia Pennetta 12 10
 FRA Marion Bartoli 13 11
 RUS Vera Zvonareva 14 12
 BEL Yanina Wickmayer 15 13
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 18 14
 RUS Nadia Petrova 19 15
 CHN Zheng Jie 20 16
  • 1 Rankings as of February 8, 2010.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Athlete Nationality Ranking* Seeding
Roger Federer Switzerland Switzerland 1 1
Novak Djokovic Serbia Serbia 2 2
Andy Murray United Kingdom Great Britain 4 3
Nikolay Davydenko Russia Russia 6 4
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga France France 9 5
Marin Čilić Croatia Croatia 10 6
Mikhail Youzhny Russia Russia 15 7
Gilles Simon France France 16 8
  • Rankings as of February 15, 2010

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received the lucky loser spot:

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Serbia Novak Djokovic def. Russia Mikhail Youzhny, 7–5, 5–7, 6–3

  • It was Novak Djokovic's first title of the year and 17th of his career. It was his second consecutive title at the event.

Women's Singles[edit]

United States Venus Williams def. Belarus Victoria Azarenka, 6–3, 7–5

  • It was Venus Williams' first title of the year, 42nd title of her career, and her second consecutive title of the event.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Sweden Simon Aspelin / Australia Paul Hanley def. Czech Republic Lukáš Dlouhý / India Leander Paes, 6–2, 6–3

Women's Doubles[edit]

Spain Nuria Llagostera Vives / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik, 7–6(7–5), 6–4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Djokovic In Command Before Rain Hits". www.atpworldtour.com. Association of Tennis Professionals. Archived from the original on 2 March 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-28. 

External links[edit]