Round of 16. Day 4. Cici Bellis

Tennis Host. Andy Taylor. Qatar Total Open 2018 / Photo: Jimmie48 Tennis Photography [Q] Cici Bellis -48- (USA) def [5] Karolina Pliskova -05- (CZE) 76(4) 63 The World #48 is on fire. With her first career top-5 win, she’s through to the Quarterfinals in her Doha main-draw debut…and she had to qualify to get here. […]

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Round of 16. Day 4. Garbine Muguruza

Tennis Emcee. Andy Taylor. Qatar Total Open 2018 / Photo: Jimmie48 Tennis Photography [04] Garbine Muguruza -04- def Sorana Cirstea -38- (ROU) 60 64 Garbine is getting the job done in Doha. Closing-out matches has been an issue, but that’s nothing new. Tennis is a heady game. A match isn’t defined by its hiccups, its […]

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Round 1. Day 1. Anna Blinkova

Tennis Host. Andy Taylor. Qatar Total Open 2018 [Q] Anna Blinkova -153- (RUS) def Elena Vesnina -23- (RUS) 61 63 19-year-old Anna Blinkova kept the qualifier win-streak alive Monday, earning the biggest win of her career over World #23 Elena Vesnina. On Saturday, the young Russian upset the #15 qualifying seed Jana Fett 61 61. […]

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Round 1. Day 1. Cici Bellis

Tennis Emcee. Andy Taylor. Qatar Total Open 2018 / Photo: Jimmie48 Tennis Photography Cici Bellis -48- (USA) def Daria Kasatkina -24- (RUS) 75 41 (ret) The top qualifying seed in Doha, Cici Bellis could care less if she was just one slot away from direct entry into the main draw. Her qualifying victories over Qatar’s […]

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Round 1. Day 1. Dominika Cibulkova

Tennis Announcer. Andy Taylor. Qatar Total Open 2018 / Photo: Jimmie48 Tennis Photography Dominika Cibulkova -30- (SVK) def Anastasia Pavyluchenkova -22- (RUS) 76(8) 64 Dominika and Anastasia launched main-draw play on center court at the Qatar Total Open, and the two cranked-out one of the tastiest appetizers the tournament has ever seen. After trading breaks […]

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Qualifying Victors. Qatar Total Open 2018

Announcer. Andy Taylor. Qatar Total Open 2018 Final Round of Qualifying. Qatar Total Open 2018 And away we go! After Sunday’s final round of qualifying, the draw is set for the Qatar Total Open 2018. Two Americans, Cici Bellis and Bernarda Pera, found their way through a top-notch field of quality contenders. They’ll join this […]

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