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WTA – Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023 final results

The four best players in the WTA rankings this week – putting aside Australian Open champion Aryna Sabalenka and world No. 3 Ons Jabeur, who are not playing – were in action on Wednesday.

Other than Caroline Garcia, who played her hometown tournament in Lyon, France two weeks ago and made the final, all were taking the court for the first time since the Australian Open.

And in the case of all of them – Swiatek, Pegula and Gauff – it was a rather disappointing Australian Open on the whole.

All the seeds except Daria Kasatkina got through.

And then Belinda Bencic withdrew, before she was to face Swiatek in the quarterfinals Thursday.

(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

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023
Final results

Singles, second round

Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) def [6] Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 63 76 (7)

[1] Iga Swiatek (POL) def. Danielle Collins (USA) 60 61
[2] Jessica Pegula (USA) def.Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 62 26 75
[3] Caroline Garcia (FRA) def. [PR] Karolina Muchova (CZE) 67 (3) 75 64
[4] Coco Gauff (USA) def. Petra Kvitova (CZE) 63 76 (6)
[5/WC] Maria Sakkari (GRE) def. Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) 63 62
[7] Belinda Bencic (SUI) def. [WC] Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 16 76 (4) 64
[8] Veronika Kudermetova (RUS) def. [WC] Sofia Kenin (USA) 62 75

Doubles, quarterfinals

[1] Coco Gauff / Jessica Pegula (USA) def. Alicja Rosolska (POL) / Erin Routliffe (NZL) 62 76 (3)

[2] Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) / Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) def. Chan Hao-Ching / Chan Latisha (TPE) 75 61
[4] Giuliana Olmos (MEX) / Zhang Shuai (CHN) def. Shuko Aoyama / Makoto Ninomiya (JPN) 60 63

 Vera Zvonareva (RUS) / Yang Zhaoxuan (CHN) def [ALT] Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) / Aliaksandra Sasnovich (BLR) 46 76 (2) [10-7]

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