Draw ceremony

 30 Dec 2012 - 4:25

Tennis players (from left) Richard Gasquet of France, Feliciano Lopez of Spain and Nikolay Davydenko of Russia strike a pose during the draw ceremony of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha yesterday. The three players will join another 29 for the $1m event starting tomorrow. The Qatar ExxonMobil Open is the season’s first event which will be played at Khalifa International Tennis Complex. Gasquet is seeded second, Lopez is seeded seventh while Davydenko, the losing finalist in Doha in 2011, is not seeded this year. See also pages 24 & 25