Lucie Safarova won the biggest title of her career on Saturday night, beating Victoria Azarenka in straight sets for the Qatar Total Open title - her very first Premier-level title. There were signs earlier in the week something big was happening. Unseeded, Safarova took out three seeds en route to the final, namely No.5 seed Ekaterina Makarova, No.6 seed Andrea Petkovic and No.9 seed Carla Suáre
The start of the 2015 Qatar Total Open is just a couple of days away with more confirmation of players for the tournament. The qualifying draw commences on Saturday 21 February at 11am with the second round play on Sunday 22 February from 3pm.
Arabic athlete Ons Jabuer has been granted a wildcard into the main draw of the 2015 Qatar Total Open which starts next week. Jabuer, aged 20 and ranked 128 in the world was born in Tunisia but represents more than just her country of birth. She is the face of Arabic tennis as the highest ranked female tennis player from the region.
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