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The 2016 Dubai Tennis Championships (also known as the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) was an ATP 500 event on the 2016 ATP World Tour and a WTA Premier on the 2016 WTA Tour. Both events were held at the Aviation Club Tennis Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The women's tournament took place from February 15 to 20, 2016, while the men's tournament took place from February 22 to 27, 2016.

2016 Dubai Tennis Championships
Date15 – 20 February (women)
22 – 27 February (men)
Edition24th (men) / 16th (women)
CategoryATP World Tour 500 (men)
WTA Premier (women)
Draw32S / 16D (men)
28S / 16D (women)
Prize money$2,503,810 (ATP)
$2,000,000 (WTA)
SurfaceHard, Outdoor
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
VenueAviation Club Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Switzerland Stan Wawrinka
Women's Singles
Italy Sara Errani
Men's Doubles
Italy Simone Bolelli / Italy Andreas Seppi
Women's Doubles
Chinese Taipei Chuang Chia-jung / Croatia Darija Jurak
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Contents

Points and prize moneyEdit

Point distributionEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles 500 300 180 90 45 0 20 N/A 10 0
Men's Doubles 0 N/A 45 25
Women's Singles 470 305 185 100 55 1 25 18 13 1
Women's Doubles 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Prize moneyEdit

Event W F SF QF Round of 16 Round of 32 Q3 Q2 Q1
Men's Singles $511,750 $240,340 $119,340 $59,670 $30,235 $15,910 N/A $2,655 $1,460
Men's Doubles* $150,800 $71,270 $34,390 $17,890 $9,370 N/A N/A N/A
Women's Singles $465,480[1] $254,124 $136,138 $35,723 $19,809 $10,950 $5,408 $2,951 $1,854
Women's Doubles* $74,042[2] $39,184 $20,087 $10,042 $5,223 N/A N/A N/A N/A

*per team

ATP singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
  SRB Novak Djokovic 1 1
   SUI Stan Wawrinka 4 2
  CZE Tomáš Berdych 8 3
  ESP Roberto Bautista Agut 18 4
  SRB Viktor Troicki 21 5
  ESP Feliciano López 25 6
  SVK Martin Kližan 27 7
  GER Philipp Kohlschreiber 29 8
  • Rankings were as of February 15, 2016.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

RetirementsEdit

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  NED Jean-Julien Rojer   ROU Horia Tecău 11 1
  IND Rohan Bopanna   ROU Florin Mergea 20 2
  CAN Vasek Pospisil   SRB Nenad Zimonjić 30 3
  FIN Henri Kontinen   AUS John Peers 40 4
  • Rankings were as of February 15, 2016.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry from the qualifying draw:

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
  ROU Simona Halep 3 1
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 5 2
  ESP Carla Suárez Navarro 8 3
  CZE Petra Kvitová 9 4
   SUI Belinda Bencic 11 5
  CZE Karolína Plíšková 13 6
  ITA Roberta Vinci 16 7
  RUS Svetlana Kuznetsova 17 8
  • Rankings were as of February 8, 2016.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  USA Bethanie Mattek-Sands   KAZ Yaroslava Shvedova 10 1
  FRA Caroline Garcia   FRA Kristina Mladenovic 20 2
  CZE Andrea Hlaváčková   CZE Lucie Hradecká 22 3
  HUN Tímea Babos   GER Julia Görges 36 4
  • Rankings were as of February 8, 2016.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit