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2017 WTA Finals Singapore: The Power On Court

Get ready for one of the most important sporting events in Singapore.

BY Editors | Oct 10, 2017 | Culture

Anticipation is building to a fever pitch as we approach the much-anticipated WTA crown jewel event–the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global.

The event, which takes place in the Lion City from October 22-29, will round up an exhilarating season and is looking to be an exciting contest with different top names showing their form in major tournaments and Grand Slams this year.

Tennis fans are already eagerly looking forward to mouth-watering action on the Singapore courts during a ten-day-long sporting spectacle—including two days of the Draw Ceremony— unlike any other on the international sports calendar.

Among those who are scheduled to be in Singapore, defending doubles champions Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina and new partners Chan Yung-Jan and Martina Hingis who became the first few two teams to qualify for the 2017 WTA Finals.

At the same time, top players like Venus Williams and Simona Halep  have qualified on the Road to Singapore leaderboard and are staking their claim on a position in Singapore along with a prize money of USD7 million. But the one to watch is WTA World No. 1, Garbiñe Muguruza.

Muguruza has been unbeaten in finals, winning two WTA titles (Wimbledon and Cincinnati), in addition to semifinals in Brisbane, Birmingham and Stanford.The Spaniard had entered the US Open at No.1 on the Porsche Race to Singapore Leaderboard. The top eight singles and doubles teams will compete at the 2017 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global—an event at which she reached the semifinals on her 2015 debut.

More details are available at the official BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global website, and tickets for the event can also be purchased online.