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Jankovic leads star-laced field at Sony Ericsson Championships

A season rife with drama and volatility will culminate this week at the Sony Ericsson Championships in Doha, Qatar. Although Jelena Jankovic already has cemented the top world ranking, this event will showcase which player is the true queen of 2008.

Originally Published: November 3, 2008
By Ravi Ubha | Special to ESPN.com

So long, Madrid. Hello, Doha.

The elite Sony Ericsson Championships debut in Qatar this week after two years in Spain. The usual suspects, besides the injured Maria Sharapova, are in the eight-woman tournament, and Venus Williams will make a long-awaited return. Thanks to Justine Henin's departure, we'll have a new champ this year.

"It's a great tournament, where the spotlight is completely on the players and they're treated like queens," said Katrina Adams, a former ...

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