3 Peat: Venus Williams claims Dubai championship title once again
For the third time, Venus Williams took home the WTA title at the Dubai Championships in an impressive 6-3, 6-0 victory over France’s Alize Cornet.
The win is Williams’ 45th career WTA title.
The 44th-ranked Williams, playing courtesy of a wild card, also won this title in 2009 and 2010. She’s won her last 15 matches in Dubai. Williams, who will move up to No. 29 in Monday’s updated rankings, last won a title at the 2012 Luxembourg tournament.
The former world No. 1 won all fiver of her matches this week in straight sets. “I have had a good week,” she said. “Everything is falling together.”
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