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No great expectations for Serena in Doha

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Serena Williams' downbeat attitude to her recovery from injuries has raised doubts about her ability to regain the world No.1 one ranking after a two-and-a-half year interval during the Qatar Open this week. 

Serena Williams, pictured during the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne, on January 23, 2013. Serena Williams' downbeat attitude to her recovery from injuries has raised doubts about her ability to regain the world No.1 one ranking after a two-and-a-half year interval during the Qatar Open this week.

Williams needs only three wins to regain the top spot - possibly all against players who have never beaten her - and yet she downplayed her hopes with a mixture of glumness and brevity.

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