Russian tennis player Karen Khachanov and Swiss Stan Wawrinka could not overcome the barrier of the first round of the doubles tournament in Doha, losing to Belgian David Goffin and Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert – 5/7, 3/6. The meeting lasted 1 hour and 6 minutes. Khachanov and Wawrinka once took the pitch of their rivals, made five aces and one double mistake. David and Pierre-Hugues made three breaks and Ace. In the quarterfinals of the Qatar ExxonMobil Open doubles competition, Goffin and Erber will play with the Croatian Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya from Austria.