The pair of Sania Mirza and France's Caroline Garcia reached the pre-quarterfinals of Dubai Open. Sania-Garcia defeated Ella Kudryavtseva of Russia and Caterina Srebotnik of Slovenia 6-4, 4-6, 10-8. At the identical time, within the singles, Anasatasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia, Jennifer Bardy of America and Kristina Maldenovic of France reached the round-16.
Four-time Grand Slam winner Belgium's Kim Clijsters' return to tennis after Eight years was disappointing. He was defeated 2–6, 6–7 by Spain's Garbian Muguruza in straight units within the first match.
Clusters retired in 2012
The former World No-1 climbers retired from tennis in 2012 on account of damage. <! –
Clijsters had earlier retired in 2007 when she was about to offer start to the primary little one. Then he made a comeback in 2009 and gained the Australian Open title along with the US Open.