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Qatar Open: Davidovich Fokina advances to quarter-finals

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina won against SoonWoo Kwon 6-3, 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon and will play Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the second seed, in the next round

Alejandro Davidovich Fokina dive JB Autissier / Panoramic
Qatar ExxonMobil Open •Round of 16 • completed
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Spaniard Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, the No 7 seed, won against SoonWoo Kwon 6-3, 6-2 to reach the quarter-finals of the Qatar Open at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha on Wednesday.

Davidovich Fokina, ranked No 31, will face Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime, the second seed, next.

Ahead of his victory, the Spaniard beat Frenchman Constant Lestienne (6-4, 6-3).

Kwon, ranked No 68, edged out Jordanian wildcard Abedallah Shelbayh (6-3, 3-6, 6-4) in the previous round of the Doha Open.

Doha ATP250, other second-round results (Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex, hard, USD 1.377.025, most recent results first):

  • Liam Broady vs. Daniil Medvedev
  • Roberto Bautista Agut vs. Christopher O’Connell
  • Alexander Zverev vs. Andy Murray: wednesday
  • Andrey Rublev (1) beat Tallon Griekspoor: 1-6, 6-1, 7-6 (6)
  • Alexandre Muller (Q) beat Botic van de Zandschulp (8): 6-2, 6-4
  • Jiri Lehecka beat Emil Ruusuvuori: 6-2, 7-6 (2)
  • Felix Auger-Aliassime beat Jason Kubler: 4-6, 6-1, 6-4
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