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WTA Dubai Tennis Championships Winners List - Justine Henin On Top

  • Justine Henin won 4 titles at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships
  • Venus Williams is next best with 3 singles titles
  • Simona Halep & Elina Svitolina have won twice
  • The WTA Dubai Tennis Championships began in 2001
  • Garbine Muguruza beat Barbora Krejcikova in the 2021 final
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Justine Henin-Hardenne won 4 titles at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships (Getty Images)
John Eastwood 31 Mar 2021
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WTA Dubai Tennis Championships Winners


Justine Henin-Hardenne has won the most singles at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships, winning four titles from 2003 to 2007. Venus Williams won three titles with Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina winning twice.

The first WTA Dubai Tennis Championships was held in 2001 with Martina Hingis beating Nathalie Tauziat in the final.

Garbiñe Muguruza is the defending champion after beating Barbora Krejčíková 7-6, 6-3 in the 2021 final.

Some of the best players in women's tennis have won the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships including Martina Hingis, Justine Henin-Hardenne, Lindsay Davenport, Venus Williams, Caroline Wozniacki, Petra Kvitová and Simona Halep.

Year
Winners
Country
Runners-Up
Country
Score
2022 tbc tbc tbc tbc tbc
2021 Garbiñe Muguruza Spain Barbora Krejčíková Czech Republic  7-6, 6-3
2020 Simona Halep (2) Romania  Elena Rybakina Kazakhstan 3-6, 6-3, 7-6
2019 Belinda Bencic Switzerland  Petra Kvitová Czech Republic  6-3, 1-6, 6-2
2018 Elina Svitolina (2) Ukraine  Daria Kasatkina Russia  6-4, 6-0
2017 Elina Svitolina Ukraine  Caroline Wozniacki Denmark  6-4, 6-2
2016 Sara Errani Italy  Barbora Strýcová Czech Republic  6-0, 6-2
2015 Simona Halep Romania  Karolína Plíšková Czech Republic  6-4, 7-6
2014 Venus Williams (3) United States  Alizé Cornet France  6-3, 6-0
2013 Petra Kvitová Czech Republic  Sara Errani Italy  6-2, 1-6, 6-1
2012 Agnieszka Radwanska Poland  Julia Görges Germany  7-5, 6-4
2011 Caroline Wozniacki Denmark  Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia  6-1, 6-3
2010 Venus Williams (2) United States  Victoria Azarenka Belarus  6-3, 7-5
2009 Venus Williams United States  Virginie Razzano France  6-4, 6-2
2008 Elena Dementieva Russia  Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia  4-6, 6-3, 6-2
2007 Justine Henin (4) Belgium  Amélie Mauresmo France  6-4, 7-5
2006 Justine Henin-Hardenne (3) Belgium  Maria Sharapova Russia  7-5, 6-2
2005 Lindsay Davenport United States  Jelena Jankovic Serbia and Montenegro  6-4, 3-6, 6-4
2004 Justine Henin-Hardenne (2) Belgium  Svetlana Kuznetsova Russia  7-6, 6-3
2003 Justine Henin-Hardenne Belgium  Monica Seles United States  4-6, 7-6, 7-5
2002 Amélie Mauresmo France  Sandrine Testud France  6-4, 7-6
2001 Martina Hingis Switzerland  Nathalie Tauziat France  6-4, 6-4

Multiple Winners


There are four multiple winners at the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships.

Player
Wins
Years
Justine Henin-Hardenne42003, 2004, 2006, 2007
Venus Williams 32009, 2010, 2014
Simona Halep 22015, 2020
Elina Svitolina 22017, 2018

History


The first WTA Dubai Tennis Championships was held in 2001 as a WTA Premier tournament. Justine Henin-Hardenne dominated the tournament, winning four titles between 2003 and 2007.

The tournament became a Premier 5 tournament in 2009. It only lasted three years before moving back to a Premier tournament in 2012.

In 2005 the Dubai Tennis Championships became only the third professional tennis tournament to offer equal prize money for the men and women, and the first non Grand Slam after the US Open and Australian Open.

WTA Dubai Tennis Championships Winners FAQ

Who has won the most WTA Dubai Tennis Championshipss?

Justine Henin-Hardenne has won the most WTA Dubai Tennis Championships singles titles with four titles.

Who won the 2021 WTA Dubai Tennis Championships?

Garbiñe Muguruza won the 2021 WTA Dubai Tennis Championships, beating Barbora Krejčíková 7-6, 6-3 in the final.

When did the WTA Dubai Tennis Championships start?

The WTA Dubai Tennis Championships began in 2001.

Who won the first WTA Dubai Tennis Championships?

Martina Hingis won the first WTA Dubai Tennis Championships in 2001, beating Nathalie Tauziat 6-4 6-4 in the final.

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