Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) are jointly sponsoring the Qatar Total Open Women’s Tennis Tournament 2018 at the state-of-the-art Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha.  

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark leads the competition this year, after winning her first Grand Slam title at the 2018 Australian Open last month. Wozniacki, currently ranked number one by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA), will compete against several of the world’s top players during the thrilling seven day championship.

Qatar Airways Senior Vice-President for Marketing and Corporate Communications, Salam Al Shawa, said they were delighted to sponsor this year’s Qatar Total Open 2018, which will bring many of the world’s most talented female tennis players to compete for the coveted championship title.

Every year, this thrilling competition is a major highlight on Qatar’s sports calendar, drawing thousands of spectators and fans of all ages. As a longstanding sponsor of Qatar Total Open, Qatar Airways demonstrates its continuous support of Qatar’s 2030 vision and promotes the nation’s aim to become a global sports destination. We look forward to showcasing our world-class hospitality this week, and wish all the players the best of luck during the championship.’

Thabet Musleh, Head of Qatar Duty Free, added that they too, are proud to once again be actively involved in Qatar’s international calendar of sporting events. Both Qatar Airways and QDF will mark their presence at the event by hosting special booths at the sponsors’ village, offering tennis fans a taste of their five star service.

Qatar Airways is the official sponsor of many top-level global sporting events, including the FIFA World Cup Russia™ and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™.

For more information about the tournament, visit the Qatar Tennis Federation website at