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Tournament Name: DUBAI DUTY FREE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Location: DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Dates: FEBRUARY 27–MARCH 3, 2012 (SATURDAY FINAL)
Prize Money: USD $1,700,475
32 MAIN DRAW (16 QUALIFYING)

SITE: The Dubai Tennis Stadium
The Aviation Club, Al Garhoud
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
SURFACE: Decoturf II
BALL: Head ATP
WEB SITE: www.dubaitennischampionships.com


Qualifying draw: Friday, February 24, 9:00 p.m.
Main draw: Saturday, February 25, 3:00 p.m.
Doubles draw: Saturday, February 25, 2:00 p.m.


ATP Ranking Points
W: 500
F: 300
SF: 180
QF: 90
R16: 45
R32: 0
Q: +20
Q8: 10
Q16: 0

Entry deadline: January 16, 2012
Seeding: February 20, 2012


1 Djokovic, Novak SRB 1
2 Federer, Roger SUI 3
3 Murray, Andy GBR 4
4 Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried FRA 6
5 Berdych, Tomas CZE 7
6 Fish, Mardy USA 8
7 Tipsarevic, Janko SRB 9
8 Del Potro, Juan Martin ARG 11
9 Dolgopolov, Alexandr UKR 13
10 Gasquet, Richard FRA 18
11 Lopez, Feliciano ESP 19
12 Ljubicic, Ivan CRO 30
13 Youzhny, Mikhail RUS 35
OUT Tursunov, Dmitry RUS 43
15 Baghdatis, Marcos CYP 44
16 Llodra, Michael FRA 46
17 Davydenko, Nikolay RUS 52
18 Stakhovsky, Sergiy UKR 65
19 Rosol, Lukas CZE 69
20 Kunitsyn, Igor RUS 74
21 Cipolla, Flavio ITA 76
22 Becker, Benjamin GER @80
23 Mahut, Nicolas FRA 81
24 (SE)
25 (Q) Lacko, Lukas SVK
26 (Q) Golubev, Andrey KAZ
27 (Q) Berrer, Michael GER
28 (Q) Chiudinelli, Marco SUI
29 (WC) Awadhy, Omar UAE
30 (WC) Bubka, Sergei UKR
31 (WC) Djokovic, Marko SRB
32 (WC)

Alternates
IN Stebe, Cedrik-Marcel GER 83
IN Mannarino, Adrian FRA 91
OUT Kukushkin, Mikhail KAZ 92
IN Beck, Andreas GER 93
1. Russell, Michael USA 97
2. Kamke, Tobias GER 98
3. Beck, Karol SVK 100
OUT Roger-Vasselin, Edouard FRA 101
4. Berrer, Michael GER 102
OUT Mello, Ricardo BRA 108
OUT Lorenzi, Paolo ITA 109
OUT Zeballos, Horacio ARG 111
5. Ilhan, Marsel TUR 113
6. Van der Merwe, Izak RSA 114
7. Reynolds, Bobby USA 115
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List (updated January 17, 2012)

Can't wait this. :drool: Looks a very strong tournament as usual but now the list seems even stronger.
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List (updated January 17, 2012)

7 Top 10 in the Dubai Entry List, there are 2 Top 10 in Acapulco Entry List, only Nadal of the Top 10 Players that will not play in this week.
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List (updated January 17, 2012)

:eek: exciting list :D
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List (updated January 17, 2012)

Really good list.
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List (updated January 17, 2012)

Good luck Juan Martin Del Potro :bounce:
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated February 10, 2012)

8 of the top 10 :worship:
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated February 20, 2012)

Bubka usually gets one if I remember correctly + a few players from Arabic countries.
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated February 20, 2012)

see the wta tournament :eek:

Anyway Malek received a WC :)
I don't want to be rude, but aren't most Muslim women not allowed to play sports/have a job.

Take your country Egypt, I have been in 8 different 5 star hotels, and I have seen ONE female Arabic employee in all of those hotels. That tells you something...
 
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Re: Dubai Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated February 20, 2012)

Marsel asked for a WC.
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated February 20, 2012)

I don't want to be rude, but aren't most Muslim women not allowed to play sports/have a job.

Take your country Egypt, I have been in 8 different 5 star hotels, and I have seen ONE female Arabic employee in all of those hotels. That tells you something...
What? Who told your Muslim women are not allowed to play sports or have a job? In my club only there are at least 50 playing and in the Egyptian rank we have about 400 female players or else why do they then host Arab tournaments with 8 event 4 for males and 4 for females. What about the Arab team in Fed Cup, in African tournaments?
Regarding that example I don't know what hotels you stayed in, but I can assume only that either you didn't notice these Arab females or because that females that have a good study won't want to work in a hotel (Egyptian way of thinking) or that females that don't have good certificates etc aren't accepted in the hotels you visited because they have high international standards for example.
Anyway I think we're talking in two different issues. I meant see the wta tournament, which gave the WC to Peer over Jabeur and by that I meant that not always a few Arab players receive a WC. I think you mean why were there so few good female players and the reason is the same as for male player we don't have facilities and coaches here + the players (even girls) focus more on studying than on sport, which tells why for example the two players in Dubai are not currently abroad, but check for example the WTA future in Egypt in Dubai's same week and you'll find some :)

I think I've gone very off topic, but I just wanted to clarify a point :)

Back on topic: GL Malek :p
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated February 20, 2012)

Tursunov OUT and SE cleared. Stebe and Mannarino IN. Kukushkin OUT of ALTS. Next in Beck.
Beck just tweeted that he's in.
 

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Re: Dubai Entry List/Fact Sheet (updated February 20, 2012)

Apparently Malek didn't receive a WC. On his FB page they wrote he did. :(
 
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