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March 4th, 2017

Murray, Verdasco To Meet In Dubai Final

A new Dubai champion will be crowned Saturday.

Posted by Staff @ 9:30 am in Dubai | 32 Comments »

March 3rd, 2017

Murray Saves 7 Match Points In Dubai Win Over Kohlschreiber

World No. 1 Andy Murray saved 7 match points during an epic 20-18 second tiebreak win over Philipp Kohlschreiber.

Posted by Staff @ 12:05 am in Dubai | 2 Comments »

March 1st, 2017

Federer Shocked By Qualifier Donskoy In Dubai; Murray Rolls Into QFs

Roger Federer suffered one of his worst career hard court losses Wednesday in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 8:07 pm in Dubai | 7 Comments »

March 1st, 2017

Murray Wins Dubai Opener, Wawrinka Out; Federer Returns Wednesday

Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych and Gael Monfils are all in action Wednesday in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 9:20 am in Dubai | 81 Comments »

February 28th, 2017

Federer Dominates In Return; Murray On Court Tuesday In Dubai, Wawrinka Upset

Roger Federer dropped just 4 games in his first match since Australia.

Posted by Staff @ 8:17 am in Dubai | No Comments »

February 25th, 2017

Streaking Svitolina Weathers Wozniacki For 2nd 2017 Title at Dubai

“It’s very special for me,” said Svitolina of winning her first Premier-level title. “I’ve played very amazing tennis this week and I’m happy it happened in Dubai. It’s the first trophy for me at such a big tournament, so it’s very special for me.”

Posted by Staff @ 11:00 pm in Dubai | No Comments »

February 25th, 2017

Federer, Murray Play Beach Tennis At Dubai And Of Course Roger Won [Video]

They took their games to the beach.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:43 am in Dubai, Videos | 1 Comment »

February 27th, 2016

Wawrinka Edges Resurgent Baghdatis in ATP Dubai Finale

“It was [a] tough beginning, but I was always trying to fight, always trying to improve day by day even if I wasn’t playing great at the beginning,” he said. “It was tough conditions to play here, [the ball is] flying. It’s fast. Until 6-all in the tiebreak I was always up with mini-break. I think I hit two double faults and [made] three quick mistake. Then it started to be all about nerves.”

Posted by Staff @ 7:21 pm in Dubai, Tennis | 10 Comments »

February 26th, 2016

Desert Finals: Stan Wawrinka v Marcos Baghdatis In Dubai, Jelena Ostapenko v Carla Suarez Navarro In Doha

Two surprising finals will be contested Saturday in the Middle East.

Posted by Staff @ 5:26 pm in Doha, Dubai | 11 Comments »

February 25th, 2016

Nick Kyrgios Displays Some Sportsmanship In Dubai, Faces Stan Wawrinka Friday In Sledge Rematch [Video]

Will Nick Kyrgios keep up his good sportsmanship routine tomorrow against Stan Wawrinka?

Posted by Staff @ 6:28 pm in Dubai | 50 Comments »

February 25th, 2016

Eye Infection Forces Novak Djokovic To Retire In Dubai [Video]

Novak Djokovic couldn’t finish his match today in Dubai against Feliciano Lopez.

Posted by Staff @ 3:26 pm in Dubai | 27 Comments »

February 24th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Joins 700 Club In Dubai; Tomas Berdych v Nick Kyrgios Thursday

Novak Djokovic can’t be stopped in Dubai.

Posted by Sean Randall @ 5:42 pm in Dubai | 85 Comments »

February 24th, 2016

Novak Djokovic Gets His Groove On With A Voluptuous Belly Dancer In Dubai [Video]

Novak Djokovic shows off his belly dancing skills.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:19 am in Dubai, Videos | 6 Comments »

February 24th, 2016

Stan Wawrinka Survives In Dubai; Novak Djokovic, Tomas Berdych On Court Wednesday

Top seeds Novak Djokovic, Stan Wawrinka and Tomas Berdych are all in action Wednesday in Dubai.

Posted by Staff @ 12:01 am in Dubai | 10 Comments »

February 23rd, 2016

Novak Djokovic Hopes Roger Federer Recovers Fast From Knee Surgery

Novak Djokovic says the sport needs Roger Federer.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:25 am in Dubai | 35 Comments »