Jan 4, 2014

Nadal reaches final

Rafael Nadal reached the final of the Qatar Open on Friday by coming from behind to beat German qualifier Peter Gojowczyk 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Nadal is looking for his first title in Doha and will face Gael Monfils of France, who only needed 55 ...

Nadal battles past Gulbis, into Doha semis

Jan 3, 2014

Nadal battles past Gulbis, into Doha semis

World No. 1 Rafael Nadal showed his trademark grit and determination on Thursday as he reached the semifinals of the Qatar Open with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Latvian Ernests Gulbis. The Spaniard has never previously won an ATP World Tour title in the ...

Sharapova to face Serena

Jan 2, 2014

Sharapova to face Serena

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are set to renew their long and not-so-friendly rivalry after advancing to a semifinal match at the Brisbane International, a key warmup tournament for the Australian Open. The pair played back-to-back quarterfinals on center court Thursday, with third-seeded Sharapova ...

Azarenka makes short work of Swiss Oprandi

Feb 15, 2013

Azarenka makes short work of Swiss Oprandi

by Jack Gallagher

Top seed and defending champion Victoria Azarenka scored a convincing 6-2, 6-3 victory over Switzerland’s Romina Oprandi on Wednesday to move into the third round of the Qatar Total Open. Playing on a windswept Centre Court at the Khalifa Tennis Center, Azarenka had her ...

Sharapova, Serena advance in Doha

Feb 14, 2013

Sharapova, Serena advance in Doha

by Jack Gallagher

Third seed Maria Sharapova advanced to the third round of the Qatar Total Open on Tuesday night with a 6-3, 6-2 victory over qualifier Caroline Garcia of France. Sharapova, who had a first-round bye, broke Garcia’s serve in the opening game of the match ...