Tennis: Qatar Open results - 1st update

Results on the fifth day of the WTA Qatar Open on Friday (x denotes seeded player):

Women's singles quarter-finals

Maria Sharapova (RUS x3) bt Samantha Stosur (AUS x8) 6-2, 6-4

Victoria Azarenka (BLRx1) bt Sara Errani (ITAx6) 6-2, 6-2

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