Posted on January 14, 2020

Qatar Airways and Qatar Duty Free (QDF) congratulate Andrey Rublev, winner of the 29th edition of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open. Rublev defeated Corentin Moutet 6-2, 7-6 on Saturday evening in the final at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha. Qatar Airways cabin crew participated in the final awards ceremony to congratulate the winner and runner-up.

The Qatar ExxonMobil Open 2020 featured several of the world’s top tennis players and once again the tournament was applauded for its level of organisation. The highly-anticipated championship proved to be a great success among international and local fans alike, who came together to watch some of the world’s best tennis players compete in Doha for the coveted prize and winning title.

Qatar Airways Senior Vice President Marketing and Corporate Communications, Ms. Salam Al Shawa, said: “Qatar Airways is thrilled to congratulate Andrey Rublev, winner of this year’s ExxonMobil Open championship, following matches which have showcased some of the best tennis in the world. We now look forward to next month’s Qatar Total Open, where Qatar Airways will welcome many of the world’s best singles and doubles female players to Doha. The success of such tournaments further establishes Qatar as a world-class venue for top global sport events.”

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Qatar Duty Free Vice President Operations Mr. Thabet Musleh said: “Qatar Duty Free is delighted to congratulate Andrey Rublev on becoming the first ATP Tour title winner in 2020. As a sponsor of the tournament, we enjoyed bringing some fun to visitors to the event as they took part in our competition at our booth.  QDF is committed to sports as part of the Qatar 2030 vision and we are very much looking forward to the Qatar Total Open in February.”

Qatar Airways holds an extensive global sports sponsorship portfolio, sponsoring top-level sporting events and some of the biggest football clubs which include AS Roma, Boca Juniors and FC Bayern München. As official FIFA partner, Qatar Airways recently sponsored the FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ and will sponsor the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 edition ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. As an award-winning travel retailer, QDF boasts more than 90 affordable and luxury brands as well as over 30 restaurants and cafés covering an area of 40,000 square metres at HIA and providing travellers with a world-class shopping experience under one roof. Luxury brands also available at the five-star airport include Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Bulgari, Hermès, Hugo Boss, Moncler, Kenzo, Rolex and Harrods.

Qatar Airways currently operates a modern fleet of more than 250 aircraft via its hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), to more than 160 destinations worldwide. The world’s fastest-growing airline added several exciting new destinations to its growing network last year, including Rabat, Morocco; Izmir, Turkey; Malta; Davao, Philippines; Lisbon, Portugal; Mogadishu, Somalia; Langkawi, Malaysia and Gaborone, Botswana. The airline will add Luanda, Angola; Osaka, Japan; Dubrovnik, Croatia and Santorini, Greece to its extensive route network in 2020.