2011 Dubai Tennis Championships

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2011 Dubai Tennis Championships
Date:   21 – 27 February (men)
14 – 20 February (women)[1]
Edition:   19th (men) / 11th (women)
Category:   ATP World Tour 500
WTA Premier 5 event
Location:   Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Venue:   Aviation Club Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Serbia Novak Djokovic
Women's Singles
Denmark Caroline Wozniacki[1]
Men's Doubles
Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky / Russia Mikhail Youzhny
Women's Doubles
United States Liezel Huber / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez[1]
Dubai Tennis Championships
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Official Logo of the 2011 Dubai Tennis Championships

The 2011 Dubai Tennis Championships (also known as the 2011 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) was a 500 Series event on the 2011 ATP World Tour and a Premier 5 event on the 2011 WTA Tour. The tournament was known as the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons. 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, 2011, while the men's tournament took place from February 21 to February 27, 2011.

ATP entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
  SUI Roger Federer 2 1
 SRB Novak Djokovic 3 2
 CZE Tomáš Berdych 7 3
 RUS Mikhail Youzhny 11 4
 CRO Ivan Ljubičić 14 5
 SRB Viktor Troicki 19 6
 CYP Marcos Baghdatis 21 7
 LAT Ernests Gulbis 22 8
  • 1 Rankings are as of February 14, 2011.[2]

Other Entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:[3]

WTA entrants[edit]

Seeds[edit]

Country Player Rank1 Seed
 DEN Caroline Wozniacki 1 1
 RUS Vera Zvonareva 3 2
 ITA Francesca Schiavone 4 3
 AUS Samantha Stosur 5 4
 CHN Li Na 7 5
 SRB Jelena Janković 8 6
 BLR Victoria Azarenka 9 7
 POL Agnieszka Radwańska 10 8
 ISR Shahar Pe'er 11 9
 FRA Marion Bartoli 15 10
 ITA Flavia Pennetta 16 11
 EST Kaia Kanepi 17 12
 CZE Petra Kvitová 18 13
 SRB Ana Ivanovic 19 14
 RUS Alisa Kleybanova 22 15
 RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 23 16
  • 1 Rankings are as of February 7, 2011.

Other entrants[edit]

The following players received wildcards into the main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:[4]

Champions[edit]

Men's Singles[edit]

Serbia Novak Djokovic def. Switzerland Roger Federer, 6–3, 6–3

  • It was Djokovic's 2nd title of the year and 20th of his career. It was his 3rd consecutive Dubai title.

Women's Singles[edit]

Denmark Caroline Wozniacki def. Russia Svetlana Kuznetsova, 6–1, 6–3.[5]

  • It was Wozniacki's 1st title of the year and 13th of her career. It was her 1st Premier 5 title of the year and 3rd of her career.

Men's Doubles[edit]

Ukraine Sergiy Stakhovsky / Russia Mikhail Youzhny def. France Jérémy Chardy / Spain Feliciano López, 4–6, 6–3, [10–3]

Women's Doubles[edit]

United States Liezel Huber / Spain María José Martínez Sánchez def. Czech Republic Květa Peschke / Slovenia Katarina Srebotnik, 7–6(5), 6–3.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Dubai Open 2011 - Overview". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  2. ^ "ATP Tour Rankings - February 14, 2011". ATPWorldTour.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  3. ^ "Dubai 2011 - Qualifying Singles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  4. ^ "Dubai Open 2011 - Qualifying Singles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  5. ^ "Wozniacki celebrates return to top of the world with triumph in Dubai". Daily Mail. 2011-02-20. Archived from the original on 23 March 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 
  6. ^ "Dubai Open 2011 - Doubles". ITFTennis.com. Retrieved 2011-02-25. 

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