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The 2018 Dubai Tennis Championships (also known as the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships for sponsorship reasons) was an ATP 500 event on the 2018 ATP World Tour and a WTA Premier event on the 2018 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 19 to 25, while the men's tournament took place from February 26 through March 3.

2018 Dubai Tennis Championships
Date19 – 25 February (women)
26 February – 3 March (men)
Edition26th (men) / 18th (women)
CategoryATP World Tour 500 (men)
WTA Premier (women)
Draw32S / 16D (men)
28S / 16D (women)
Prize money$ (ATP)
$2,000,000 (WTA)
SurfaceHard, Outdoor
LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates
VenueAviation Club Tennis Centre
Champions
Men's Singles
Spain Roberto Bautista Agut
Women's Singles
Ukraine Elina Svitolina
Men's Doubles
Netherlands Jean-Julien Rojer / Romania Horia Tecău
Women's Doubles
Chinese Taipei Chan Hao-ching / China Yang Zhaoxuan
← 2017 · Dubai Tennis Championships · 2019 →

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 $254,124 $136,138 $35,723 $19,809 $10,950 $5,408 $2,951 $1,854
Women's Doubles* $74,042 $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
  BUL Grigor Dimitrov 4 1
  FRA Lucas Pouille 16 2
  ESP Roberto Bautista Agut 22 3
  BIH Damir Džumhur 29 4
  FRA Richard Gasquet 34 5
  GER Philipp Kohlschreiber 35 6
  SRB Filip Krajinović 36 7
  JPN Yūichi Sugita 41 8
  • Rankings are as of February 19, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following player received entry as a special exempt:

The following players received entry using a protected ranking:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

ATP doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  FIN Henri Kontinen   AUS John Peers 7 1
  NED Jean-Julien Rojer   ROU Horia Tecău 21 2
  CRO Ivan Dodig   USA Rajeev Ram 34 3
  RSA Raven Klaasen   NZL Michael Venus 44 4
  • Rankings are as of February 19, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pairs received wildcards into the doubles main draw:

The following pair received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following pair received entry as lucky losers:

WithdrawalsEdit

Before the tournament

WTA singles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Ranking1 Seed
  UKR Elina Svitolina 3 1
  ESP Garbiñe Muguruza 4 2
  CZE Karolína Plíšková 5 3
  LAT Jeļena Ostapenko 6 4
  FRA Caroline Garcia 7 5
  GER Angelique Kerber 9 6
  GBR Johanna Konta 11 7
  FRA Kristina Mladenovic 13 8
  • Rankings are as of February 12, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following players received wildcards into the singles main draw:

The following players received entry from the qualifying draw:

The following player received entry as a lucky loser:

WithdrawalsEdit

WTA doubles main draw entrantsEdit

SeedsEdit

Country Player Country Player Rank1 Seed
  RUS Ekaterina Makarova   RUS Elena Vesnina 6 1
  TPE Latisha Chan   CZE Andrea Sestini Hlaváčková 7 2
  CZE Lucie Šafářová   CZE Barbora Strýcová 22 3
  TPE Hsieh Su-wei   CHN Peng Shuai 41 4
  • Rankings are as of February 12, 2018.

Other entrantsEdit

The following pair received a wildcard into the doubles main draw:

WithdrawalsEdit

During the tournament

ChampionsEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit