Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships

Karatsev King In Dubai, Claims Maiden ATP Title

DUBAI/STARNBERG, March 20, 2021 Aslan Karatsev defeated qualifier South African Lloyd Harris 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Saturday to claim his first ATP Tour title. He is the first Russian to win […]

Karatsev To Play Harris In Dubai Final

DUBAI, March 19, 2021 (DDFT Press Release) Aslan Karatsev continued his incredible run of victories this season by edging past second seed Andrey Rublev 6-2 4-6 6-4 on Friday to reach the final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. The […]

Harris Sets Shapovalov Clash In Dubai Semis

DUBAI/STARNBERG, March 18, 2021 South African qualifier Lloyd Harris continued his rapid rise up the global ladder on Thursday, securing another spectacular victory over Kei Nishikori of Japan at the Dubai Tennis Championships. After knocking out top seed Dominic Thiem of […]

Shapovalov, Karatsev Reach Semi-Finals In Dubai

DUBAI, March 18, 2021 (DDFT Press Release) Denis Shapovalov and Aslan Karatsev advanced into the semi-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Thursday with well-earned victories. Third seed Shapovalov overcame Jeremy Chardy 7-5, 6-4 and tournament wild card […]

Harris Books Quarterfinals Berth In Dubai

DUBAI/STARNBERG, March 18, 2021 South African Lloyd Harris maintained his fine form at the Dubai Tennis Championships with a straight sets victory over Serbian No. 14 seed Filip Krajinovic on Wednesday night. The 24-year-old qualifier prevailed 7-6(5), 6-4 in the […]

Sinner Soars Into Dubai Quarterfinals

DUBAI, March 17, 2021 (DDFT Press Release) Italian teenager Jannik Sinner claimed a dramatic 6-4 3-6 7-5 victory over fourth seed and former champion Roberto Bautista Agut on Wednesday to move into the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis […]

Shapovalov Feeling It On The Court In Dubai

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Denis Shapovalov enjoyed a very good day at the office today. He was feeling it out on the court. Lately, he’s been having more good days than bad. On Wednesday afternoon, the personable, […]

Some Days, It’s Just Not Good To Be A No. 1 Seed

DUBAI/MONTERREY/WASHINGTON, March 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) It doesn’t happen often, but it did on Tuesday. The top seeds in two different tournaments were upset. Spread across 10 time zones – and with their matches occurring just a few hours […]

Harris Knocks Out Top Seed Thiem In Dubai

STARNBERG/DUBAI, March 16, 2021 South Africa’s Lloyd Harris earned the biggest win of his career in the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday evening. The 24-year-old qualifier shocked top-seed and World No. 4 Dominic Thiem of Austria […]

Chardy Has A Good Feeling About His Tennis

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, March 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Last year was one that Jeremy Chardy would just as soon forget. He finished the pandemic-interrupted 2020 season with just three victories in the 10 ATP Tour matches he played in. Three of […]