The Quatar ExxonMobil Open 2014 acceptance list is out, and Rafael Nadal leads the field as World No.1. Read the full article on their website here.
The 250 pt. tournament, which runs from December 31, 2013, will be the first tournament of the 2014 season for Rafa and 31 other players (two other ATP tournaments will also kick off concurrently: Chennai Open and Brisbane). This will be his sixth appearance, with no wins and a best result of reaching the final in 2010. Richard Gasquet, the current World No. 9, is the defending champion, and will return to defend his trophy.
Also entered are David Ferrer, Andy Murray, who will play his first tournament after his back surgery, Tomas Berdych, who is competing in Doha for the first time, Philipp Kohlschreiber, Gael Monfils, Ernests Gulbis, and Fernando Verdasco.