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Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko

World's top tennis players compete for $1,024,000 total prize money on offer at Qatar Open

Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Top seed Rafael Nadal (above), in contrast, battled back from a break down in the deciding set against Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber to triumph 6-3 6-7, 6-3 in two and a half hours (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning against Nikolay Davydenko of Russia during their ATP Qatar Open tennis match at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha on Jan 3 (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
World's top tennis players are competing for $1,024,000 total prize money up for grabs at Qatar Open (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Federer, hoping to win a record 17th grand slam in Melbourne later this month, thumped Russian Nikolay Davydenko (above) 6-2, 6-2 in less than hour on a blustery evening (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Mirka Vavrinec, wife of Swiss tennis player Roger Federer, attends her husband's ATP Qatar Open tennis match (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber returns to Rafael Nadal. Roger Federer staked his claim as one of the favorites for the Australian Open title later this month by romping into the second round of the Qatar Open, while rival Rafa Nadal survived a scare (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Rui Machado of Portugal returns to Gael Monfils of France during their ATP Qatar Open tennis match at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha on January 3, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Gael Monfils of France returns to Rui Machado of Portugal during their ATP Qatar Open tennis match at the Khalifa Tennis and Squash Complex in Doha on January 3, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
Malek Jaziri of Tunisia serves against French player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (AFP/Getty Images)
Rafael Nadal toils in Doha as Federer trounces Davydenko
French player Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reacts against Malek Jaziri of Tunisia (AFP/Getty Images)