DOHA, January 3, 2018
Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) President Nasser Al Khelaifi joined his organizing committee team and sponsors of the 2018 Qatar ExxonMobil Open to welcome the ATP World Tour players at a spectacular gala dinner on Monday.
The top seeds at the six-day event joined the main draw players and doubles teams at the event held at Al Mirqab Ballroom of the Four Seasons Hotel in Doha. Host Andy Taylor welcomed the guests at the start of the ceremony.
A short video on the tournament was played before QTF President delivered a speech. Alistair Routledge of ExxonMobil Open also spoke on the occasion.
Tournament Director Karim Alami received an award from the QTF President. Close to the end of the dinner gathering, a piano juggler regaled the fans with a 7-minute presentation but what really won the hearts of the players was digital magic show, leaving everyone spell-bound.
The players also enjoyed the sumptuous spread prepared especially for the gathering. The ExxonMobil Trivia also proved to be a hit with the attendees who also got to win prizes for answering correctly.