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Karolina Pliskova wins second title of the year; defeats Caroline Wozniacki to clinch Qatar Open

Karolina Pliskova wins second title of the year; defeats Caroline Wozniacki to clinch Qatar Open

The 24-year-old Czech, seeded number two, took just under an hour and 20 minutes to end the former world number one`s hopes of a first success of 2017, breaking the Dane`s serve in the opening game and rarely looking back.

Qatar Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova crash out of Doha open after suffering loss in semis

Qatar Open: Sania Mirza-Barbora Strycova crash out of Doha open after suffering loss in semis

Mirza and Strycova defeat at the hands of USA`s Abigail Spears and Slovenia`s Katarina Srebotnik in a thrilling last-four clash that lasted an hour and 10 minutes.

Qatar Open: Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki to meet in Doha final after longest day

Qatar Open: Karolina Pliskova, Caroline Wozniacki to meet in Doha final after longest day

The pair have met three times before, with Wozniacki winning on every occasion. However they have not met since 2014.

Qatar Open: Angelique Kerber crashes out of Doha after losing to Russia's Daria Kasatkina

Qatar Open: Angelique Kerber crashes out of Doha after losing to Russia's Daria Kasatkina

It was the second time this year that Kerber has lost to the 19-year-old Russian, after at the Sydney International last month.

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic makes statement in epic win over Andy Murray in Doha final

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic makes statement in epic win over Andy Murray in Doha final

The world number two said it was "the dream start" to 2017 in his build-up to the defence of the Australian Open title later this month.

Qatar Open Final: Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray in Australian Open prelude

Qatar Open Final: Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray in Australian Open prelude

The Serbian won 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 after wasting three match points in the second set.

Qatar Open: World No.1 Andy Murray to face defending champion Novak Djokovic in final

Qatar Open: World No.1 Andy Murray to face defending champion Novak Djokovic in final

Djokovic said he was lucky to be in his second successive Doha final after being on the brink of a straight sets defeat

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic saves five match points against Fernando Verdasco to reach final

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic saves five match points against Fernando Verdasco to reach final

His win keeps alive hopes of final clash between the top two players in the world.

Qatar Open: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic advance to semi-finals of season opener

Qatar Open: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic advance to semi-finals of season opener

The victory means Murray now stands just five behind Rafael Nadal`s mark of 32 consecutive tour victories.Djokovic holds the all-time record of 43 wins in a row.

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic gets a 'Selfie' surprise after winning his way into quater-final

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic gets a 'Selfie' surprise after winning his way into quater-final

The world number two won his second round match 6-3, 6-4 in just 72 minutes against Horacio Zeballos.

Qatar Open: Andy Murray progresses into quater-final with hard fought victory over Gerald Melzer

Qatar Open: Andy Murray progresses into quater-final with hard fought victory over Gerald Melzer

Murray, who looked drained at the end, will play Spain`s Nicolas Almagro next.

Qatar Open: Andy Murray registers his 25th straight win, beats Jeremy Chardy in straight sets

Qatar Open: Andy Murray registers his 25th straight win, beats Jeremy Chardy in straight sets

In 2016, the Briton not only remained unbeaten but won five consecutive titles and snatched the world`s number one spot from Novak Djokovic.

Qatar Open 2017: After poor start, Novak Djokovic beats world number 63 Jan-Lennard Struff

Qatar Open 2017: After poor start, Novak Djokovic beats world number 63 Jan-Lennard Struff

Djokovic, who is the defending champion in Doha, hit 17 winners but also 20 unforced errors.

Sania Mirza: Read what she said after missing world record by just 4 wins

Sania Mirza: Read what she said after missing world record by just 4 wins

The top seeds were defeated 2-6, 6-4, 10-5 by Russian pair Elena Vesnina and Daria Kasatkina in the quarter-finals of Qatar Open.

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis: Santina pair's 41-match win streak ends; 26-year-old record remains intact

Sania Mirza & Martina Hingis: Santina pair's 41-match win streak ends; 26-year-old record remains intact

Prior to the defeat in Doha, the last time the Indo-Swiss pair had lost was way back in Cincinatti last August.

Brisbane International: Off-colour Roger Federer falters in final hurdle, revenge for big serving Milos Raonic

Brisbane International: Off-colour Roger Federer falters in final hurdle, revenge for big serving Milos Raonic

After Novak Djokovic's impressive start to the 2016 tennis season with Qatar Open title yesterday, many expected Roger Federer to follow the suit in Brisbane and get to a perfect start to the new year. But unluckily for the Swiss maestro, Milos Raonic proved too hot to handle, losing 6-4 6-4 on Sunday.

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic thrashes Rafael Nadal in Doha final, claims 60th ATP title

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic thrashes Rafael Nadal in Doha final, claims 60th ATP title

Djokvic, who entered the final unscathed, without dropping a set, has now won his 60th ATP title. But it was a sad story for the Spaniard, who was playing in the 99th career final.

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal storm through to quarters

Qatar Open: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal storm through to quarters

 In the new season, Djokovic has spent just two hours on court in the first two rounds at Qatar Open.

Tennis: Qatar Open ATP results - collated

Collated results from the first day of the ATP Qatar Open.

Novak Djokovic begins 2016 season in Qatar

Novak Djokovic begins 2016 season in Qatar

Novak Djokovic begins his 2016 campaign and warm-up for his Australian Open defence in Qatar.