(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
DOHA: As part of its ongoing partnership with the Qatar Tennis Federation (QTF), Aspetar provided comprehensive world-class medical services at the ATP Qatar Exxon Mobil Open 2018 for the seventh consecutive year.
The tournament, which ran from January 1 to 6, featured some of the world's greatest tennis players, including world number five Dominic Thiem; number ten, Pablo Carreno Busta; number 19, Tomas Berdych; and number 46, Gaël Monfils, who was crowned the Qatar ExxonMobil Open Champion for 2018.
Aspetar's team of experts included sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, massage therapists, podiatrists, emergency medical staff, and paramedics.
Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Scott Gillogly, Chief Medical Officer at Aspetar, said: 'We are proud to continue our work with the Qatar Tennis Federation. Since 2011, Aspetar has been the official and exclusive Medical Partner for the Qatar ExxonMobil Open as part of our long-term partnership agreement. This is an extension of our on-going efforts to provide integrated sports medical care in support of all local and international tournaments held in Qatar, while ensuring fast, on-the-spot reaction to any injury obtained during play.
As part of its efforts to prevent injuries and ensure players are fit to compete at their highest performance level, Aspetar also offers customised physiotherapy solutions.
Players can receive use Aspetar's state-of-the-art rehabilitation facilities, designed to treat injured athletes from all over the world.
Held consistently since 1993, the ATP Qatar Exxon Mobil Open has become a pacesetter on the ATP World Tour's 250 series and represents the highest prize-money event of the Tour.
In addition to its support for the ATP Qatar Exxon Mobil Open 2018, Aspetar will provide medical support to the WTA Qatar Total Open 2018, which is scheduled to take place in February.
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