Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina seeded No. 2 won the doubles title at the tournament in Dubai.
In the final match that was suspended due to rain several times, the Olympic champions defeated international team Andrea Hlavackova/Shuai Peng (CZE/CHN) in three sets 6:2, 4:6, 10:7. The match lasted 2 hours and 11 minutes. The Russian team hit 2 aces, made 1 double fault and won 5 break points out of 13. Their opponents made 5 double faults and won 4 break points.