ATP Qatar Open: Preview and Draw Analysis

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The tennis world heads to the Middle East. And the first stop will be in Doha where the 30th edition of the ATP Qatar Open will take place. The 32-man field will be led by Canada’s Denis Shapovalov, who is the top seed. Nikoloz Basilashvili will return to defend his title despite having not won […] READ MORE


Roger Federer Pulls Out of Dubai

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Following a disappointing exit Thursday in Doha, Roger Federer has decided to pull out of next week’s Dubai Championships. The 39-year-old veteran took to Twitter Thursday evening to announce that he will be returning to training rather than compete in Dubai: a tournament that he’s won eight times. Despite this, Federer seems to be in […] READ MORE


Roger Federer Set to Return at Qatar Open This Week

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The last time Roger Federer smacked a tennis ball feels like a distant memory. But the wait is now over (or it will be). Federer teased his legion of fans and tennis fraternity with sneak picture of himself on a practice court a couple of weeks ago. He is set to mark his return to […] READ MORE


ATP Qatar Open Final Prediction – Andrey Rublev vs Corentin Moutet

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After an intriguing week of tennis at the season-opening Qatar Open in Doha, just two men remain in contention for the title. But will it be Russia’s Andrey Rublev, who enjoyed an impressive late season surge in 2019 that took him into the world’s top 25, or first-time finalist Corentin Moutet, who claims the title? […] READ MORE




Dominic Thiem Sees Off Evgeny Donskoy in Qatar Opener

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In a surprisingly high quality first round match at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Dominic Thiem–who is the top seed and probably the main attraction this week in Doha following Novak Djokovic’s withdrawal–saw off Evgeny Donskoy in straight sets, winning 7-6 6-3 to start the new year in style. A tightly contested opening set, which lasted […] READ MORE