Simona Halep won the Qatar Total Open 2014, a tournament sponsored by Qatar Airways
Simona Halep won the first title of the year, defeating Angelique Kerber in the final Qatar Total Open 2014, a tour sponsored by Qatar Airways. Simona won the final with a score of 6-2, 6-3, to the applause of the spectators present in the stands of the arena in the Khalifa International Tennis & Squash complex in Doha.
Simona Halep had a very good evolution in this tournament, previously defeating two other players from the top 10: No. 7 - Sara Errani in the quarterfinals and No. 4 - Agnieszka Radwanska in the semifinals. Simona Halep won 900 WTA points and climbed to 9th place in the world rankings.
Qatar Airways, the official air carrier of the event, has supported the Qatar Total Open since 2001, being the first professional tennis tournament in the Middle East.
Qatar Airways, one of the few 5 airline stars in the world (Skytrax rankings), has evolved greatly in just 17 years of activity. Currently, Qatar Airways has a fleet of 129 modern aircraft. It operates flights to 134 from destinations in Europe (including Bucharest), the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and America.
In 2014, Qatar Airways operational network will expand with new destinations: Sharjah and Dubai World Central, UAE (1 March 2014), Larnaca, Cyprus (29 April 2014), Philadelphia, USA (2 April 2014), Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport, Turkey (22 May 2014), Edinburgh, Scotland (28 May 2014), Miami, USA (10 June 2014) and Dallas / Fort Worth, USA (1 July 2014)