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Kuznetsova Visits Qatar National Library

DOHA, February 26, 2020 (Press Release) Two-time Grand Slam winner Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia on Monday paid a visit to the Qatar National Library on the sidelines of the ongoing Qatar Total Open 2020. The 34-year-old, winner of the 2009 […]

Sakkari, Kontaveit Visit National Museum Of Qatar

DOHA, February 25, 2020 (Press Release) Greek tennis star Maria Sakkari and her Estonian counterpart Anett Kontaveit visited the iconic National Museum of Qatar (NMoQ) on Sunday. The stars, who are featuring at the Qatar Total Open 2020, were taken on […]

Regardless Of No. 1, Barty Wants To Keep Getting Better

DOHA, February 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty enjoys being pushed and challenged by her fellow competitors on the WTA Tour. It’s in the Aussie’s blood. Now, as Barty resumes her quest of staying atop the […]

Players Attend Qatar Total Open 2020 Gala Dinner

DOHA, February 25, 2020 (Press Release) The players and officials of the Qatar Total Open 2020 took time away from the adrenaline rush a competition of its calibre typically gives, to enjoy a night of glamour, fun and entertainment at […]

Goerges Visits German School In Doha

DOHA, January 24, 2020 (Press Release) Julia Goerges, the World No. 36 and Germany’s second highest-ranked player, paid a courtesy visit to the German International School in Doha on Sunday. The 31-year-old player, who is featuring at the Qatar Total […]

Halep On Her Dubai Triumph: ‘I Wanted It Badly.’

DUBAI, February 23, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) One of the many positive takeaways from the 20th anniversary women’s singles final of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships in the Emirates, battled down to the wire by World No. 2 Simona […]

Halep Wins Gigantic Tussle Over Rybakina In Dubai

DUBAI, February 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) World No. 2 Simona Halep gave everything she had. So did her young opponent, Elena Rybakina. Both proved that in order to win, you have to fight for every ball. In a Dubai […]

Halep, Rybakina Power Their Way To Dubai Final

DUBAI, February 22, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been a difficult week for former champions at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships. Just ask defending champion Belinda Bencic and two-time winner Elina Svitolina (2017, 2018). Both lost in the first round earlier this week. One […]

Jennifer Brady: Leaving It All On The Court In Dubai

DUBAI, February 21, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) American Jennifer Brady’s tennis season had barely begun when she beat World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty in the second round of a WTA Premier hard court event Brisbane, Australia. What a way to […]

Brady, Rybakina Can’t Stop Winning In Dubai

DUBAI, February 20, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Calm and confident – and with a power game that is gathering everyone’s attention – Elena Rybakina found her way to match point during her quarterfinal round match at the Dubai Duty Free […]