BeIN Sports to broadcast Qatar Total Open in MENA exclusively
This year’s Qatar ExxonMobil Open will feature tennis superstars Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem.
BeIN Media Group will broadcast the Qatar Total Open 2021, as well as, the Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021 live and exclusively for its viewers and subscribers across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) – with Tunisian star Ons Jabeur and Egypt’s Mayar Sherif in contention for this year’s title.
The Qatar Total Open 2021 is scheduled to start on March 1 with the final games set for March 6. The Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2021 is set to begin on March 8 and will go on until March 13. Both tournaments will be held in Doha, Qatar and will take place at The Khalifa International Tennis & Squash Complex.
The WTA 500 Qatar Total 2021 will witness the participation of superstars such as the women world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty, in addition to two-time champion and World No. 13 Victoria Azarenka. As for Arab stars, the tournament will see the highest-ranked Arab player in WTA history Ons Jabeur as well as Egypt’s Mayar Sherif.
The ATP 250 Qatar ExxonMobil Open will see the return of veteran superstar Roger Federer in addition to three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka, defending champion Andrey Rublev, 2019 Qatar ExxonMobil Open winner Roberto Bautista Agut, 2018 winner Gael Monfils as well as 2020 US Open winner Dominic Thiem.
BeIN Sports will exclusively cover the tournaments on its Arabic and English sports channels. The Arabic channels will include studio coverage for all the best analysis and latest news updates from both tournaments. Studios will be presented by beIN star talents who will be joined by a host of special guests including Selima Sfar, the second-highest ranked female and the best Arab player of all time, Kuwaiti Adel Al-Shatti, former WTA player Kim Wehrmann, and Karim Alami, a former professional tennis player who reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of world No. 25 in the year 2000. He is currently a tournament director of the ATP 250 Qatar ExxonMobil Open and a board member of the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF). All guests will be present live from the beIN studios in Doha and will provide in-depth analysis.
On beIN Sports’ coverage of the Qatar Total Open and Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Mohammad Al-Subaie, Acting CEO of beIN MENA, said: “We are thrilled to be exclusively broadcasting the Qatar Total Open and Qatar ExxonMobil Open for our fans and viewers across MENA. Hosting both tournaments will further strengthen Qatar’s position as a safe sports hub by bringing all top tennis players to the home of sport in the region. beIN promises to always provide its fans and subscribers with the ultimate sports experience, as we continue to broadcast the biggest competitions and leagues across our channels. No one covers the games like we do on beIN”.
Qatar has also bid to host the upcoming 2027 AFC Asian Cup.