Qatar Open (Doha) draw announced

REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah
REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

The Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2015 draw is out. Rafael Nadal’s first round match is against a qualifier. Winner could get Ivan Dodig in round 2.

Leonardo Mayer is in Rafa’s quarter. Tomas Berdych and Richard Gasquet are in his half. The seeds in the other half are Novak Djokovic, David Ferrer, Philip Kohlschreiber and Ivo Karlovic.

Rafael Nadal’s Projected Opponents:

  • 1st Round: Qualifier
  • 2nd Round: Ivan Dodig
  • Quarter Final: Leonardo Mayer
  • Semi Final: Tomas Berdych
  • Final: Novak Djokovic

Rafa will team up with Juan Monaco. Their first round will be played against the team of Simone Bolelli/Leonardo Mayer. Here’s the full doubles draw.

Main draw play begins on Monday, 5 January in Doha. VAMOS RAFA!


  1. I’m sure Rafa will manage well as he always have tough opponents, this will be good practice for him even if he doesn’t win he’s getting the feel back on court good luck Rafa!

  2. The most important aspect is that Rafael gets court time to build up his sharpness, get the feel of the ball in competition and find his range.Today was a good work out against SW and will increase his confidence Vamos Rafaaaaaa

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