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WTA – Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023 final results

Canadian qualifier Rebecca Marino got the late-night slot in Doha, as she took on No. 6 seed Daria Kasatkina.

The Canadian hung in there for awhile a long time; in the end, Kasatkina’s level – and game style, a patient, topspun game that’s a big challenge for a big hitter like Marino – prevailed.

Most of those matches were pretty strong, too: Kvitova vs. Zhang, Ostapenko vs Keys, and wild card Maria Sakkari vs Zheng Qinwen, notably.

(Doha, Qatar is eight hours ahead of ET, 11 hours ahead of PT)

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Qatar Total Energies Open
Dates: Feb. 13 – 18, 2023
Location: Doha, Qatar
Surface: Outdoor Hard (WTA 500)
Prize money: $780,637
Draws: S28 – D16

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023
Final results

Singles, first round

[6] Daria Kasatkina (RUS) def. [Q] Rebecca Marino (CAN) 76 (5) 62

[5/WC] Maria Sakkari (GRE) def Zheng Qinwen (CHN) 62 36 63
[7] Belinda Bencic (SUI) def. [Q] Viktoriya Tomova (BUL) 60 61

Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) def [Q] Karolina Pliskova (CZE) 61 62
Danielle Collins (USA) def. [Q] Elise Mertens (BEL) 64 76 (6)
Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) def Paula Badosa (ESP) 76 (6) 63
[WC] Sofia Kenin (USA) def Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) 63 61
Petra Kvitova (CZE) def Zhang Shuai (CHN) 75 62
Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) def. Madison Keys (USA) 75 62

Doubles, first round

[WC] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) / Elise Mertens (BEL) [ALT] Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) / Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) def [3] Desirae Krawczyk (USA) / Demi Schuurs (NED) 75 63

[4] Giuliana Olmos (MEX) / Zhang Shuai (CHN) def. Anna Danilina (KAZ) / Luisa Stefani (BRA) 75 46 [10-7]

Chan Hao-Ching / Chan Latisha (TPE) def Nicole Melichar-Martinez (ESP) / Ellen Perez (AUS) 76 (5) 16 [12-10]
Shuko Aoyama / Makoto Ninomiya (JPN) def Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) / Laura Siegemund (GER) 64 36 [10-7]

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