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Who will be Queens and Kings of 2022?

Aspire Zone, Doha, Qatar |

That’s the question that will be answered form 11 till 14 January in Doha, Qatar. For the second year in a row the Aspire Zone will play host to the King of the Court Crown Series Finals. The absolute best will be ready to chase the crown, Queen Isabel Schneider and the Qatari Kings Ahmed and Cherif will be there to defend their spot on the throne. You can watch the entire tournament on King of the Court TV, subscribe now and you won’t miss a single royal rally!

The field in the men’s tournament is of regal stature. To start with the defending champions of 2021, Ahmed Tijan and Cherif Younousse. They are one of the top teams in the world, bronze medal winners of Tokyo 2020. In the whole of 2022 they never finished outside of the top-9 in any tournament. Winning an Elite-16 event, a challenge-event and the Asian championships. It all started with the Crown Series Finals of 2021 in January, they’re here to start the season once again on a high. Check out a recent article with Cherif Younousse here.

Secondly the Kings of Utrecht 2021 and runners-up of the European Finals in Utrecht 2022 David Åhman and Jonatan Hellvig will want to better their third place from last year in Doha. Estonian Kusti Nõlvak is ready to win another King of the Court medal, he chases the gold with Dmitri Korotkov. King of the Court royalty Alexander Brouwer and Robert Meeuwsen will be hoping for another spot on the podium and 2021 Hamburg King Bartosz Losiak has his sights set on a new crown as well.

Check out the entire line-up and pool lay-out here.

Lots of Queens and princesses on court in Doha from January 11th on. Isabel Schneider won last year in Qatar alongside Sandra Ittlinger, this year she’ll try with new partner Julia Sude. Maria Belén Carro is the Utrecht 2021 Queen, she teams up with Angela Lobato and 2022 Hamburg Queen Pleun Ypma will be giving her all together with Emma Piersma. 2021 Hamburg Queen Anouk Vergé-Dépré will hunt the crown together with Mania Bentele again, with whom she reached the final in Utrecht this season.

But that’s not all for Queen of the Court royalty. Dutchies Wies Bekhuis and Brecht Piersma have a silver from Rio de Janeiro in their pockets, Tjaša Kotnik and Tajda Lovšin were third in the European Finals in Utrecht 2022. Queen of the Court strongholds Helland-Hansen/Olimstad, and Ukranian twins Inna and Iryna Makhno will do everything to keep the Queens from getting another crown.

Check out the entire field and pool set-up here.

Watch everything live on King of the Court TV
Our OTT-platform is the perfect way to watch all of the matches of the 2022 Crown Series Finals. Sign up now and you won’t miss any of the action from the Aspire Zone. You can watch Doha for only € 2,99 ($ 3,14). Fans in Doha can visit the tournament for free. The fan zone next to the venue is also free of admission, tickets to play the games there are available on site.

The following broadcasters carry the event as well. Please check your local timetable for the schedule.



Latin America



Olympic Channel




STAR Sports


Super Sports