Wed. Jul 24th, 2024

Doha, The Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF) announced the upgrade of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open from ATP250 to ATP500, one wonderful achievement in a journey that started in 1993, when we hosted the first edition of the event.

The upgrade of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open will be effective starting in 2025, said.

We are delighted to announce that the Qatar ExxonMobil Open has been awarded ATP500 status from 2025, recognizing the standards of excellence our tournament has maintained since 1993. Qatar has a proud reputation for delivering world-class sports events, always ensuring the very best facilities for players and officials, and creating premium experiences for fans. The Qatar ExxonMobil Open ATP500 will help tennis continue to grow in the region and globally; and we look forward to welcoming the world to our fantastic tournaments in Qatar.” President of QTF Nasser Al Khelafi said.

“Qatar has established itself as a great international sports hub, and our upgraded ATP500 event will continue to be one of its most precious jewels. Our country is very proud for its many sports organizational achievements, and will continue to deliver its traditional warm hospitality and values through this wonderful event,” he added.

We would like to thank the ATP for the continuous trust and cooperation, and for having provided us with the opportunity to achieve this tournament level upgrade. Our goal has always been to excel in the organization of our tournament, resulting in our event having been voted ATP250 of the year on 5 of the last 8 years. This commitment remains, and we are determined to offer all players, officials, guests, and spectators an even more wonderful experience through our new ATP500 event, QTF President said.

Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi, said: “OneVision is all about raising the bar for tennis, and unlocking new investment in the game. We’re thrilled to have our Doha event step up to ATP 500 status delivering improved standards for players and most importantly an enhanced product for our fans.”

Source: Qatar News Agency