Venus Williams completed a trophy hat-trick at
the Dubai Tennis Championships as she defeated Alize Cornet 6-3 6-0 in
the final, becoming the first wildcard entry to win the event. The
unseeded 33-year-old also lifted titles at the Aviation Club in 2009 and
2010, the last time she played. The former number one took victory with
her 15th straight victory at the desert venue, winning in 91 minutes.