Cori Gauff Thrilled About Winning Doha Doubles With Jessica Pegula: 'Back-To-Back'

Cori Gauff excited to win Doha doubles with Jessica Pegula: ‘Back-to-back’

Jessica Pegula and Cori Gauff were delighted with their back-to-back doubles titles in Doha. Last year, Pegula and Gauff won their first title as a pair in Doha. This year, Pegula and Gauff returned to Doha and did so in back-to-back years..

On Friday, top seeds Pegula and Gauff defeated second seeds Lyudmyla Kichenok and Jelena Ostapenko 6-4 2-6 10-7. «back2back», Gauff wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, Pegula tweeted: «Going back from last year!

2x (trophy emoji)»,

Pegula wrote on Twitter.

Pegula, Gauff on defending their Doha title

After the Doha doubles final, Gauff expressed his gratitude to Pegula and also congratulated Kichenok and Ostapenko on their great performance.

«I’m happy to be here. First of all, thank you Jess [Pegula] for playing with me in a stressful tournament. And also, congratulations to you girls on an amazing week and hopefully we can both make it to the final in Dubai next week.» Gauff said, as quoted in sportskeeda.

Before Pegula and Gauff took the court for the Doha doubles final, Pegula defeated Maria Sakkari in three sets in the Doha singles semifinal. Pegula was happy to be able to get back on the pitch and end up on the winning side with Gauff.

«Yeah, it’s been an amazing week for me. I had a very close win earlier but honestly I forgot about that. It seems like a long time ago. I’m so happy we were able to win the match.» today,» said Pegula. meanwhile, Gauff and Pegula now have four titles as a duo.

After winning Doha in early 2022, Gauff and Pegula captured their second title last August in Toronto. Gauff and Pegula then went on to win their third and final title of 2022 in San Diego. At the start of the 2023 season, Gauff and Pegula played their first tournament of the year at the Australian Open.

At Melbourne Park, Gauff and Pegula reached the semi-final. Now, they have won their first doubles title of the year in Doha.

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