Dubai ATP Tennis Title 2016
- Swiss tennis great Stan Wawrinka ranked no 4 defeated Marcos Baghdatis of Cypriot to claim Dubai ATP title of 2016, this is Second title after having won in Chennai this January 2016.
- Wawrinka battled past a spirited Marcos to clinch this championship, Beating the Cypriot 6-4 7-6 (13) in one hour 54 minutes for his 13th.
- Marcos has now lost all six times he has face Swiss great, However Wawrinka who hasn’t lost a final since 2013.
- By winning this title, Wawrinka becomes only the fifth active player to win nine of more finals consecutively, joining the likes of Roger Federer ( 24, also 13 and 10) , Rafeal Nadal( 14, also 9 twice) Novak Djokovic (9)and Tommy Haas(9).
- Wawrinka earned 500 Emirates ATP Ranking points and prize money of $ 511, 750 and possess 13-2 match record this year.
Sara Errani from Italy won 2016 Dubai ATP Tennis Title, she defeated Barbora Strycova of Czech Republic.
Simone Bolelli and Andrea’s seppi from Italy defeated Feliciano Lopez and Marc Lopez pair from Spain to Clinch the Title.
Chuang Chia – Jung from Chinese Taipei and Darija Jurak from Croatia defeated French pair of Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic.
Dubai Tennis Championship:
Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship formally known as Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships.
- The tournament held annually in Dubai United Arab Emirates on Outdoor hard courts, the tournament take place in February.
- The Tennis Championship started at the Aviation Club in 1993 available in Men’s and Women’s category in Singles and Doubles format.