Tennis stars including Roger Federer have reacted with dismay to the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled for 2020.
Petra Kvitova was unable to add a second Qatar Open trophy to the one she won in 2018 as Aryna Sabalenka emerged victorious in the final.
The Qatar Open final will pit the 2018 champion against a player making her maiden appearance at the tournament.
Petra Kvitova will look to end a poor run against Ash Barty when the pair lock horns in the Qatar Open semi-finals.
Sofia Kenin's poor results continued on Tuesday, but Ash Barty had few problems reaching the last 16 in Doha.
Illness forced Petra Kvitova to withdraw at the St Petersburg Ladies Trophy, while defending champion Kiki Bertens reached the semi-finals.
Petra Kvitova had to slog her way into the quarter-finals in St Petersburg but Kiki Bertens was in scintillating form.
As excitement builds in Melbourne, Ash Barty is trying to ignore expectations at the Australian Open.
Ash Barty proved too good for Petra Kvitova in the Australian Open quarter-finals.
Ashleigh Barty survived the challenge of Alison Riske, but Coco Gauff's Australian Open campaign was ended by Sofia Kenin.