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Federer, 39, is making his long-awaited comeback at the Qatar Open – where he plays Britain’s Dan Evans in the second round – after two knee surgeries ended his season last year.

Following the recurring thigh injury he sustained during the African Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Tunis at the weekend, Africa’s best ranked player, Aruna Quadri, has been ruled out of action for three weeks.

World No 1 Simona Halep has ended her collaboration with the Belgian coach Thierry van Cleemput following her loss in the final of the Qatar Open.

World Number one and two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has pulled out of next week’s Qatar Open because of a back injury, tournament organisers said on Tuesday.