Currently ranked no.3, Simona has a good shot at get back 1 place in the rankings after Doha as Petra Kvitova, the defending champion, will not compete. Seeded no.1, Simona had a bye in the 1st round and she will face Lesya Tsurenko in the second.
Ranked no. 24, Lesya started the new season pretty well after she reached the final in Brisbane after she defeated Naomi Osaka in the semifinal. Tsurenko is in the 2nd round in Doha after she beat Laura Arruabarrena 6-3 6-0.
H2H Simona Halep vs. Lesya Tsurenko
This will be the 5th time that Simona and Lesya play each other. The head to head is 4-0 for Halep.
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