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2019 Dubai Tennis Championships – Women's Singles

Elina Svitolina was the two-time defending champion, but lost in the semifinals to Belinda Bencic.[1]

Women's Singles
2019 Dubai Tennis Championships
ChampionSwitzerland Belinda Bencic
Runner-upCzech Republic Petra Kvitová
Final score6–3, 1–6, 6–2
Details
Seeds16
Events
Singles men women
Doubles men women
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Bencic went on to win the title, despite being six match points down in the third round against Aryna Sabalenka, beating Petra Kvitová in the final, 6–3, 1–6, 6–2. For the second time in her career, Bencic defeated four consecutive Top 10 players to claim her second Premier 5 title.

SeedsEdit

The top eight seeds received a bye into the second round.

  1.   Naomi Osaka (Second round)
  2.   Petra Kvitová (Final)
  3.   Simona Halep (Quarterfinals)
  4.   Karolína Plíšková (Quarterfinals)
  5.   Angelique Kerber (Third round)
  6.   Elina Svitolina (Semifinals)
  7.   Kiki Bertens (Second round)
  8.   Aryna Sabalenka (Third round)
  9.   Caroline Wozniacki (Withdrew)
  10.   Anastasija Sevastova (First round)
  11.   Daria Kasatkina (Second round)
  12.   Garbiñe Muguruza (Third round)
  13.   Julia Görges (First round)
  14.   Caroline Garcia (Second round)
  15.   Anett Kontaveit (First round)
  16.   Elise Mertens (First round)

DrawEdit

KeyEdit

FinalsEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
               
  Carla Suárez Navarro 2 3
6   Elina Svitolina 6 6
6   Elina Svitolina 2 6 63
  Belinda Bencic 6 3 77
3   Simona Halep 6 4 2
  Belinda Bencic 4 6 6
  Belinda Bencic 6 1 6
2   Petra Kvitová 3 6 2
  Hsieh Su-wei 6 1 7
4   Karolina Plíšková 4 6 5
  Hsieh Su-wei 6 2 4
2   Petra Kvitová 3 6 6
  Viktória Kužmová 4 0
2   Petra Kvitová 6 6

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
1   N Osaka 3 3
  K Mladenovic 6 6   K Mladenovic 6 6
WC   F Al-Nabhani 1 1   K Mladenovic 5 5
  B Strýcová 1 3   C Suárez Navarro 7 7
  C Suárez Navarro 6 6   C Suárez Navarro 6 6
  S Zhang 77 6   S Zhang 4 4
15   A Kontaveit 633   C Suárez Navarro 2 3
12   G Muguruza 4 6 6 6   E Svitolina 6 6
  D Yastremska 6 3 3 12   G Muguruza 7 6
  A Tomljanović 2 6 5   S Zheng 5 2
  S Zheng 6 4 7 12   G Muguruza 1 2
  O Jabeur 6 711 6   E Svitolina 6 6
  D Vekić 4 69   O Jabeur 64 0r
6   E Svitolina 77 4

Section 2Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
3   S Halep 77 6
WC   E Bouchard 6 6 WC   E Bouchard 644
  V Lapko 3 4 3   S Halep 6 7
  L Tsurenko 6 2   L Tsurenko 3 5
  Y Putintseva 3 0r   L Tsurenko 6 656
Q   L Zhu 5 6 7 Q   L Zhu 4 77 3
16   E Mertens 7 4 5 3   S Halep 6 4 2
LL   P Hercog 3 2   B Bencic 4 6 6
LL   S Vögele 6 6 LL   S Vögele 1 1
  B Bencic 6 78   B Bencic 6 6
Q   L Hradecká 4 66   B Bencic 6 2 79
Q   I Jorović 4 6 6 8   A Sabalenka 4 6 67
WC   S Errani 6 4 2 Q   I Jorović 4 0
8   A Sabalenka 6 6

Bottom halfEdit

Section 3Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
5   A Kerber 77 6
LL   D Jakupović 1 6 6 LL   D Jakupović 643
Q   Z Diyas 6 1 2 5   A Kerber 7 4 0
  E Makarova 6 5 4   S-w Hsieh 5 6 6
  A Sasnovich 0 7 6   A Sasnovich 1 2
  S-w Hsieh 6 6   S-w Hsieh 6 6
10   A Sevastova 4 2   S-w Hsieh 6 1 7
13   J Görges 4 5 4   Ka Plíšková 4 6 5
  A Riske 6 7   A Riske 6 6
  A Cornet 6 6   A Cornet 2 3
  T Babos 4 3   A Riske 6365
Q   L Arruabarrena 7 1 2 4   Ka Plíšková 77 77
  D Cibulková 5 6 6   D Cibulková 2 6 3
4   Ka Plíšková 6 3 6

Section 4Edit

First Round Second Round Third Round Quarterfinals
7   K Bertens 2 6 66
    V Kužmová 77 77   V Kužmová 6 4 78
Q   B Pera 6263   V Kužmová 1 7 6
  S Kenin 6 6   S Kenin 6 5 2
  M Buzărnescu 3 0   S Kenin 6 2 6
Q   M Fręch 3 6 4 11   D Kasatkina 3 6 4
11   D Kasatkina 6 3 6   V Kužmová 4 0
14   C Garcia 6 6 2   P Kvitová 6 6
  A Pavlyuchenkova 2 0 14   C Garcia 4 5
Q   J Brady 6 6 Q   J Brady 6 7
  J Ostapenko 4 0 Q   J Brady 5 6 3
  K Siniaková 6 6 2   P Kvitová 7 1 6
  P Martić 4 3   K Siniaková 77 4 4
2   P Kvitová 636 6

QualifyingEdit

SeedsEdit

  1.   Bernarda Pera (Qualified)
  2.   Stefanie Vögele (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  3.   Dalila Jakupović (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  4.   Polona Hercog (Qualifying competition, Lucky loser)
  5.   Kristýna Plíšková (First round)
  6.   Lara Arruabarrena (Qualified)
  7.   Zarina Diyas (Qualified)
  8.   Veronika Kudermetova (Withdrew, still playing in Doha)
  9.   Tímea Babos (Moved to main draw)
  10.   Monica Niculescu (Qualifying competition)
  11.   Zhu Lin (Qualified)
  12.   Ivana Jorović (Qualified)
  13.   Jennifer Brady (Qualified)
  14.   Misaki Doi (Qualifying competition)
  15.   Anhelina Kalinina (Qualifying competition)
  16.   Sabina Sharipova (First round)

QualifiersEdit

Lucky losersEdit

DrawEdit

First qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
1   Bernarda Pera 6 6
WC   Nikita Uberoi 1 0
1   Bernarda Pera 4 6 6
15   Anhelina Kalinina 6 3 2
  Asia Muhammad 3 3
15   Anhelina Kalinina 6 6

Second qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
2   Stefanie Vögele 6 6
  Xu Shilin 1 0
2   Stefanie Vögele 4 4
12   Ivana Jorović 6 6
  Valeriya Strakhova 0 0
12   Ivana Jorović 6 6

Third qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
3   Dalila Jakupović 77 6
  Chloé Paquet 633
3   Dalila Jakupović 0 3
13   Jennifer Brady 6 6
  Alexandra Dulgheru 2 5
13   Jennifer Brady 6 7

Fourth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
4   Polona Hercog 5 79 6
WC   Julia Elbaba 7 673
4   Polona Hercog 6 5 0
Alt   Lucie Hradecká 2 7 6
WC   Eden Silva 6 2 1
Alt   Lucie Hradecká 2 6 6

Fifth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
5   Kristýna Plíšková 4 2
  Liudmila Samsonova 6 6
  Liudmila Samsonova 3 4
11   Zhu Lin 6 6
  Irina Bara 7 0 5
11   Zhu Lin 5 6 7

Sixth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
6   Lara Arruabarrena 6 6
  Tereza Mrdeža 3 2
6   Lara Arruabarrena 6 6
  Gabriela Dabrowski 4 3
  Gabriela Dabrowski 6 6
16   Sabina Sharipova 2 1

Seventh qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
7   Zarina Diyas 6 6
WC   Sabine Lisicki 1 2
7   Zarina Diyas 6 6
10   Monica Niculescu 4 4
  Ankita Raina 1 1
10   Monica Niculescu 6 6

Eighth qualifierEdit

First Round Qualifying Competition
          
Alt   Darija Jurak 3 1
  Magdalena Fręch 6 6
    Magdalena Fręch 4 6 6
14   Misaki Doi 6 3 1
  Han Xinyun 4 6 0
14   Misaki Doi 6 3 6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships Overview". wtatennis.com. 2018-10-30.

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