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WTA Qatar Open Winners List - Five Players Have Won 2 Singles Titles

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Last updated: 27 Feb 2024
John Eastwood 27 Feb 2024
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  • Iga Swiatek has won 3 Qatar Open titles
  • The Pole won in 2022, 2023 & 2024
  • WTA Doha began in 2001
Iga Swiatek Qatar Open
Iga Swiatek has won the last three Qatar Open titles (Getty)

WTA Qatar Open Winners


Iga Swiatek stands alone with three Qatar Open titles, winning the previous three events and beating Elena Rybakina 7-6, 6-2 in the 2024 final.

Four players have won twice - Anastasia Myskina, Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka and Petra Kvitov.

The first WTA Qatar Open was held in 2001 with Martina Hingis beating Sandrine Testud 6-3, 6-2 in the final.

Some of the best players in men's tennis have won the WTA Qatar Open including Martina Hingis, Monica Seles, Maria Sharapova, Justine Henin, Victoria Azarenka, Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova and Iga Swiatek.

YearChampionCountryRunner-upCountryFinal Score
2025 tbc tbc tbc tbc tbc
2024 Iga Swiatek (3) Poland Elena Rybakina Kazakhstan 7-6, 6-2
2023 Iga Swiatek (2) Poland Jessica Pegula United States 6-3, 6-0
2022 Iga Swiatek Poland Anett Kontaveit Estonia 6-2, 6-0
2021 Petra Kvitová (2) Czech Republic  Garbiñe Muguruza Spain  6-2, 6-1
2020 Aryna Sabalenka Belarus  Petra Kvitová Czech Republic  6-3, 6-3
2019 Elise Mertens Belgium  Simona Halep Romania  3-6, 6-4, 6-3
2018 Petra Kvitová Czech Republic  Garbiñe Muguruza Spain  3-6, 6-3, 6-4
2017 Karolína Plíšková Czech Republic  Caroline Wozniacki Denmark  6-3, 6-4
2016 Carla Suárez Navarro Spain  Jeļena Ostapenko Latvia  1-6, 6-4, 6-4
2015 Lucie Šafářová Czech Republic  Victoria Azarenka Belarus  6-4, 6-3
2014 Simona Halep Romania  Angelique Kerber Germany  6-2, 6-3
2013 Victoria Azarenka (2) Belarus  Serena Williams United States  7-6(8-6), 2-6, 6-3
2012 Victoria Azarenka Belarus  Samantha Stosur Australia  6-1, 6-2
2011 Vera Zvonareva Russia  Caroline Wozniacki Denmark  6-4, 6-4 
2008 Maria Sharapova (2) Russia  Vera Zvonareva Russia  6-1, 2-6, 6-0
2007 Justine Henin Belgium  Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia  6-4, 6-2
2006 Nadia Petrova Russia  Amélie Mauresmo France  6-3, 7-5
2005 Maria Sharapova Russia  Alicia Molik Australia  4-6, 6-1, 6-4 
2004 Anastasia Myskina (2) Russia  Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia  4-6, 6-4, 6-4 
2003 Anastasia Myskina Russia  Elena Likhovtseva Russia  6-3, 6-1
2002 Monica Seles United States  Tamarine Tanasugarn Thailand  7-6(8-6), 6-3
2001 Martina Hingis Switzerland  Sandrine Testud France  6-3, 6-2

Multiple Winners


There are five multiple winners at the WTA Qatar Open.

Player
Wins
Years
Iga Swiatek32022, 2023, 2024
Petra Kvitová22018, 2021
Victoria Azarenka 22011, 2012
Maria Sharapova 22005, 2008
Anastasia Myskina 22003, 2004

History


The first tournament women's tournament in Qatar was held in 2001 as a Tier III tournament. In 2004 the tournament became a Tier II category event with prize money increasing to $585,000.

In 2008 the women's Qatar Open became a Tier I event with prize money rising to $2,500,000. The WTA Qatar Open returned in 2011 as a Premier Event.

The tournament was a Premier 5 event from 2012 to 2014, returned as a Premier event in 2015 and switched back to a Premier 5 tournament in 2016.

In 2021 the Qatar Open became a WTA 500 tournament.

WTA Qatar Open Winners FAQ

When did the WTA Qatar Open start?

The WTA Qatar Open began in 2001.

Who won the first WTA Qatar Open?

Martina Hingis won the first WTA Qatar Open in 2001, beating Sandrine Testud 6-3, 6-2 in the final. 

Who has won the most WTA Qatar Opens?

Anastasia Myskina, Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka and Petra Kvitová have all won WTA Qatar Open singles titles.

Who won the 2024 WTA Qatar Open?

Iga Swiatek won the 2024 WTA Qatar Open, beating Elena Rybakina 7-6, 6-2 in the final.

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