Khachanov Wins Doha Title, Ends Mensik’s Dream Week

DOHA/WASHINGTON, February 24, 2024 (by Michael Dickens) With a run to his first ATP Tour final at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, Czech teenager Jakub Mensik already secured his Top 100 debut in the Pepperstone ATP Rankings at No. […]

Swiatek Culminates Dominant Week With Triumph In Doha

DOHA/WASHINGTON, February 26, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Iga Swiatek culminated a dominant week in the Persian Gulf with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over Anett Kontaveit to win the WTA 1000 Qatar TotalEngergies Open in Doha, Qatar Saturday evening. It was Swiatek’s […]

Bautista Agut Triumphs In Doha

DOHA/STARNBERG, February 19, 2022 In a repeat of last year’s championship match in Doha, Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain gained revenge over Georgia’s Nikololz Basilashvili to clinch the title of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open. The No. 2 seed of the […]

Basilashvili, Bautista Agut Return To Doha Final

DOHA/STARNBERG, February 18, 2022 Defending champion Nikoloz Basilashvili from Georgia and last year’s runner-up Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain have both returned to the final of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha. Basilashvili, the No. 3 seed of the ATP […]

This Week On The ATP Tour – CW07

STARNBERG, February 14, 2022 There will be four ATP Tour events this week on four different continents with plenty of hardware at stake. Matteo Berrettini of Italy leads the way at the Rio Open presented by Claro, an ATP 500 […]

ITF World Tennis Tour – Round-Up CW50

MUNICH, December 22, 2021 (by Dietmar Kaspar) M15 Lambare PAR – Gabriel Alejandro Hidalgo returns to winners’ circle Argentine veteran Gabriel Alejandro Hidalgo took the trophy of the Dove Men + Care Legion Sudamericana Lambare, hosted by Yacht Y Golf […]

Basilashvili Returns To Winners’ Circle In Doha

DOHA/STARNBERG, March 13, 2021 Nikoloz Basilashvili has captured his first title since 2019 by lifting the trophy of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha. The unseeded Georgian defeated 2019 champion and fifth […]

Bautista Agut, Basilashvili Face Off In Doha Final

DOHA/STARNBERG, March 12, 2021 Roberto Bautista Agut from Spain and Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia will compete in Saturday’s singles final of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha. Bautista Agut edged out No. […]

Basilashvili Ends Federer’s Comeback In Doha

DOHA/STARNBERG, March 11, 2021 Nikoloz Basilashvili upset three-time Doha champion and World No. 6 Roger Federer, who has played his first tournament since January 2020, on Thursday to reach the semi-finals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open.  The World N. 42 […]

405 Days Later – Federer Returns To Action In Doha

DOHA/STARNBERG, March 10, 2021 After a 13-month lay-off, Roger Federer has returned to the international tennis circuit. The 39-year-old Swiss maestro defeated Dan Evans in Wednesday’s second-round match of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha 7-6(8), 3-6, 7-5. Federer was solid […]