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WTA Tour – Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024 final results

It was supposed to be back-to-back doubleheaders for Canadian Leylah Fernandez, who pulled off upsets in both singles and doubles (with Kalashnikova) on Monday.

Tuesday, she got Paula Badosa in singles. She and partner Oksana Kalashnikova then pulled out of a clash against the No. 1 seeds – Hsieh Su-Wei and Elise Mertens, currently the best doubles players in the world.

As well, No. 2 seeds, the Cana-Kiwis Dabrowski and Routliffe, got their campaign under way in their first tournament since the Australian Open. It … didn’t go well.

There were big upsets – Gauff, Jabeur, Sakkari – and some vintage winning – Osaka, Azarenka, Pavlyuchenkova.

(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

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2024
Final results

Singles, second round

Canadian content

Leylah Fernandez (CAN) def. [WC] Paula Badosa (ESP) 06 62 63

Retirements

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (RUS) def Marta Kostyuk (UKR) 21 retd

Upsets

Katerina Siniakova (CZE) def [2] Coco Gauff (USA) 62 64
Lesia Tsurenko (UKR) def [4] Ons Jabeur (TUN) 63 62
Linda Noskova (CZE) def [7] Maria Sakkari (GRE) 36 76 (2) 75

Seeds advancing

[3] Elena Rybakina (KAZ) def. Zhu Lin (CHN) 62 61
[5] Zheng Qinwen (CHN) def. Magda Linette (POL) 62 26 63
[8] Jelena Ostapenko (LAT) def. Anhelina Kalinina (UKR) 60 63
[14] Ekaterina Alexandrova (RUS) def [Q] Erika Andreeva (RUS) 60 36 61
[16] Emma Navarro (USA) def Elise Mertens (BEL) 61 63

Notables

Victoria Azarenka (BLR) def. Wang Xinyu (CHN) 76 (2) 62
[Q] Danielle Collins (USA) def Marie Bouzkova (CZE) 64 75
[PR] Naomi Osaka (JPN) def Petra Martic (CRO) 63 76 (9)
Karolina Pliskova (CZE) def Anastasia Potapova (RUS) 61 57 64

Doubles, second round

Ekaterina Alexandrova / Irina Khromacheva (RUS) def. [2] Gabriela Dabrowski (CAN) / Erin Routliffe (NZL) 36 63 [10-4]
[1] Hsieh Su-Wei (TPE) / Elise Mertens (BEL) def. Leylah Fernandez (CAN) / Oksana Kalashnikova (GEO) WALKOVER

Caroline Dolehide / Desirae Krawczyk (USA) def [3] Nicole Melichar-Martinez (USA) / Ellen Perez (AUS) 75 75

Cristina Bucsa (ESP) / Monica Niculescu (ROU) def Miyu Kato (JPN) / Aldila Sutjiadi (INA) 62 75

Doubles, first round

Sofia Kenin (USA) / Arantxa Rus (NED) def [7] Storm Hunter (AUS) / Alycia Parks (USA) 62 64

Ulrikke Eikeri (NOR) / Guo Hanyu (CHN) def Bethanie Mattek-Sands (USA) / Wang XInyu (CHN) 62 64

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