WTA Tour Premier Event
February 11, 2013 - February 17, 2013
Prize Money: $2,369,000
Draw Size: Singles - 56, Doubles - 28, Qualifiers - 32
|Women's Doubles: |
Sara Errani / Roberta Vinci
The 2013 Qatar Total Open is the 11th edition of the event. It will take place at International Tennis and Squash complex in Doha, Qatar.
Nine of the top 10 players of the WTA tour are participating in the tournament. Victoria Azarenka, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Agnieszka Radwanska are some of the prominent players playing at the event.
Na Li and Venus Williams have withdrawn from Qatar Total Open due to injuries.
Live matches of Qatar Total Open will be telecast on Al Jazeera Sports channel in Qatar. The coverage will be both in English and in Arabic. The tournament will also be telecast on the following channels:
Al Jazeera, Astro, Band Sports, Beijing TV, British Eurosport, Cmore, Direct TV, Eclat, ESPN, Gaora, GuangDong TV, LNTV, Ma Chaine Sport, MNC, NED Sport 1, PCCW, Rogers, SCTV, Shanghai TV Great Sports Channel, Shanghai TV JingBao Sports Channel, Sky TV Mexico, Slovak Sport TV, Solar Sports, Sports Max, Sport TV Turkey, Spox.com, Super Sport, Super Tennis, Tennis Channel, Ten Sports, TJTV, True Vision, TVE, TVP, TV2 Sport Denmark, TV+ Bulgaria, VCTV
Current World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka can retain her No. 1 ranking by reaching the final of the Qatar Total Open 2013 where she is the defending champion. On the other hand, Serena Williams can reach the top spot by reaching the semifinal and Maria Sharapova can become World No. 1 again by winning the title.
Feb 11: Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Mona Barthel advance to second round.
Feb 12: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova won second round matches, while fifth seed Angelique Kerber lost in straight sets to Mona Barthel.
Seeds out: Angelique Kerber , Maria Kirilenko 
Feb 12: Victoria Azarenka, Agnieszka Radwanska and Caroline Wozniacki will play their second round matches.
Victoria Azarenka wins Qatar Total Open 2013 - Feb 17, 2013
Qatar Total Open 2013 - Semifinals - Feb 16, 2013
Qatar Total Open 2013 - Day 5 - Feb 15, 2013
Qatar Total Open 2013 - Day 4 - Feb 14, 2013
Qatar Total Open 2013 - Day 3 - Feb 13, 2013
Qatar Total Open 2013 - Day 2 - Feb 12, 2013
Qatar Total Open 2013 - Day 1 - Feb 11, 2013
Na Li to miss Qatar Total Open 2013 - Feb 9, 2013