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WTA Tour – Monday, Feb. 12, 2024 final results

Each match on the stadium court Monday in Doha features a Grand Slam champion.

In addition to world No. 1 Iga Swiatek, who had a tough opener on paper (if not in practice), Caroline Garcia and Naomi Osaka met again.

As for Leylah Fernandez, who didn’t play last week in Abu Dhabi, had a tough opener in No. 12 seed Liudmila Samsonova. And then she was back for doubles. And won both.

For Karolina Pliskova, it was a quick turnaround after winning her first Tour title since 2020. She’s unseeded, and so has to play at the latest Monday – less than 24 hours after winning her title in Romania. She began slowly, but pulled it out.

(Doha is 8 hours ahead of ET)

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Qatar Total Energies Open
Location: Doha, Qatar
Category: WTA Tour 1000
Surface: Outdoor Hard
Dates: Feb. 11 – 17, 2024
Prize money: $3,211,715
Draws: S56 / D28

Monday, Feb. 12, 2024
Final results

Singles, first round

Canadian content

Leylah Fernandez (CAN) def [12] Liudmila Samsonova (RUS) 75 76 (4)

Upsets

Wang Xinyu (CHN) def [10] Beatriz Haddad Maia (BRA) 61 63
Anastasia Pavyluchenkova (RUS) def [11] Daria Kasatkina (RUS) 62 76 (2) 
[PR] Naomi Osaka (JPN) def [15] Caroline Garcia (FRA) 75 64

Seeds advancing

[1] Iga Swiatek (POL) def. Sorana Cirstea (ROU) 61 61
[6] Marketa Vondrousova (CZE)
def. [Q] Greet Minnen (BEL) 62 06 64
[16] Emma Navarro (USA) def. Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 63 75

Struggles

Victoria Azarenka (BLR) def. [Q] Magdalena Frech (POL) 63 36 63
[PR] Paula Badosa (ESP) def. [Q] Ashlyn Krueger (USA) 63 46 64
Karolina Pliskova (CZE) def [WC] Anna Kalinskaya (RUS) 26 76 (3) 64

Other results (in alphabetical order)

Marie Bouzkova (CZE) def Sofia Kenin (USA) 75 26 75
Anhelina Kalinina (UKR) def [WC] Emma Raducanu (GBR) 60 76 (6)
Magda Linette (POL) def. [Q] Nao Hibino (JPN) 61 64
Petra Martic (CRO) def. Arantxa Rus (NED) 75 36 76 (5)
Elise Mertens (BEL) def Peyton Stearns (USA) 62 63
Linda Noskova (CZE) def. [Q] Bernarda Pera (USA) 63 76 (8)
Anastasia Potapova (RUS) def [9] Barbora Krejcikova (CZE) [LL] Martina Trevisan (ITA) 64 64

Doubles, first round

Leylah Fernandez (CAN) / Oksana Kalashnikova (GEO) def Sara Errani / Jasmine Paolini (ITA) 64 36 [13-11]

Eri Hozuni / Makoto Ninomiya (JPN) def [6] Lyudmyla Kichenok (UKR) / Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) 63 63

[5] Demi Schuurs (NED) / Luisa Stefani (BRA) def Anna Danilina (KAZ) / Nadiia Kichenok (UKR) 64 76 (8)

Ekaterina Alexandrova / Irina Khromacheva (RUS) def. Shuko Aoyama (JPN) / Aleksandra Krunic (SRB) 06 62 [11-9]
Vera Zvonareva / Anastasia Potapova (RUS) def Timea Babos (HUN) / Donna Vekic (CRO) 76 (5) 62

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