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I am actually excited to qualify for the WTA Finals and to deliver the very best in girls's tennis to Singapore, stated Sharapova, who's the second participant to qualify for the singles competition - WTA Finals Singapore - , joining Serena Williams. The remaining six positions can be determined in the course of the remaining weeks of the season.

Agnieszka Radwanska, Petra Kvitova, Li Na, Eugenie Bouchard and Ana Ivanovic at the moment maintain the remaining qualifying locations for the October 17-26 event with Flushing Meadows runner up Caroline Wozniacki just exterior the highest eight. So as to buy these tickets in installments, you'll want an Eventbrite account. Log in or join a free account to continue. It's a great accomplishment for Hsieh Su-Wei to join Peng Shuai as co-World No.1s,” mentioned WTA Chairman and CEO, Stacey Allaster. “Not solely are Hsieh and Peng an incredible doubles staff, but they are an inspiration to the followers throughout the Asia-Pacific region. ” Tennis has been good to Li Na, however Li Na – the new Australian Open champion – has been even higher to tennis. 5,575 13 3 Simona Halep QF

The brand new WTA Legends Exhibition will welcome a number of the greats of the sport again on the courtroom. WTA Legends will probably be invited to attend the WTA Championships and take part in exhibition matches, and help corporate and neighborhood applications. WTA Championships Ambassador Chris Evert and Australian Open semifinalist Eugenie Bouchard had been both on hand to officially launch the Road To Singapore, the yr-long journey to the WTA Championships where the celebs of the WTA compete across fifty four tournaments and 33 countries. United States' tennis legend Chris Evert (L) and Eugenie Bouchard of Canada attend a press convention held at Singapore's ArtScience Museum, Jan. 27, 2014. WTA Championships held a press conference in Singapore on Monday. (Xinhua/Then Chih Wey)

It has all the time been a dream of mine to compete in the WTA Finals,” Halep said. “I've had nice success this 12 months, and I'm trying forward to competing in opposition to the very best gamers on the earth in Singapore.” Singapore is the ninth metropolis to host the WTA Championships following Boca Raton, Fla.; Los Angeles; Oakland, Calif.; New York; Munich; Madrid; Doha, Qatar; and Istanbul. The Ladies's Tennis Affiliation has named Singapore because the host for its annual end-of-season tour championships for five years from 2014. The other candidates had been Monterrey, in Mexico, and China's Tianjin. The top eight singles players and prime eight doubles gamers will compete for probably the most prestigious occasion on tour after the 4 Grand Slams. Me, I can be voting for Singapore.

All tickets will likely be ticketed by means of Sports Hub Tix, the official ticketing companion of the 2014 WTA Championships Singapore. For extra information go online to , go to the Singapore Indoor Stadium Field Office, call +sixty five.6333.5000 or +sixty five.3158.7888 or stop by a neighborhood SingPost outlet. Tickets prices begin at SGD $16.ninety plus reserving fee. A restricted variety of Floor Passes might be available for buy the week of the event from October 20-26, granting guests entry to the Fan Competition, Fan Zone and Participant Apply classes.

TennisTV consists of stay protection of more than 2,000 matches a 12 months from top ATP and WTA tournaments together with the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells as well as all ATP Masters one thousand and 500 tournaments, the BNP Paribas WTA Championships and the WTA Premiers. Defending champions on the WTA Finals, Hsieh and Peng reached the No.1 doubles ranking earlier this year, turning into the first Asian staff to hold the highest spot. In 2014, the pair gained titles at Roland Garros, BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells) and Qatar Total Open (Doha). As a group they own a perfect 12-zero file in finals throughout their career and return to the WTA Finals for the second consecutive year. The WTA girls's tennis rankings info are courtesy of .

Singapore received the rights to host the WTA Championship forward of Tianjin, a metropolis to the east of Beijing, and Monterrey, in northeast Mexico. It's going to maintain the championship for 5 years, an growth from the earlier host, Istanbul, which held the event for 3 years. Belinda Bencic has had an outstanding season in 2014, and what higher solution to close the season out than to play amongst the highest 8 gamers on the planet on the Singapore Championships. Bencic has proved to be constant throughout the whole lot of the 2014 season, with an amazing semi-remaining appearance at Charleston after beating each Svitolina and Errani consecutively as the underdog. This is the official press launch from the PR staff in Singapore with regard to this extremely anticipated event.

This week, WTA Championships Ambassador Chris Evert and Australian Open semifinalist Eugenie Bouchard have been available to speak about what the WTA Championships will involve and some thrilling new elements that will probably be in place for gamers, fans, and people in the host nation. The 2014 WTA Finals will function the Prime 8 singles players competing in a round-robin event, while the High 8 doubles groups will probably be competing in a single-elimination draw. For the most recent Highway to Singapore leaderboard for singles and doubles, go to . Allaster mentioned the tour was spending "300 % more" on the championships in Singapore than prior to now. Allaster said the tour was spending “300 % more” on the championships in Singapore than in the past. WTA and Group Growth

If one of the chosen WTA Rising Stars is unable to attend, the Rising Star who received the next most votes shall be selected. Some WTA Rising Stars were not included in the poll as a result of prior commitments. Istanbul WTA Champ's spherical robin, Fri 5pm Istanbul WTA Championships, SFs, Sat 3pm Istanbul WTA Championships, Final, Solar 5pm Istanbul WTA Championships, Doubles SFs, Sat 1pm The fans in Singapore will be capable of witness first-hand the perfect-of-the best competing head-to-head as every match has the vitality and feel of a remaining. Sorry, there are only 97 tickets left for this event. I shocked my husband with entrance row tickets to see the Yankees. The game was nearly offered out however Ticket Workplace Sales got me tickets at an amazing deal."

The fans of ladies's tennis could have theopportunity to get nearer to their favourite stars and the Championships by way of aseason-lengthy "Street To Singapore" journey. All through 2014, fans can befully engaged with the Championships and WTA Stars' journeys to Singapore byvisiting the newly launched Championships website andbecoming "A Highway To Singapore Insider". By the dedicatedplatforms, newly launched for the "Road to Singapore" journey, fanswill take pleasure in an unparalleled access to their favourite players' season-longjourney, including enhanced editorial coverage throughout all platforms.

Properly, look, I positively am sleeping lots better right now,” stated Allaster in a telephone interview from Singapore. “These championships are 35 to forty percent of our internet operating revenues.” While declining to present a specific figure, Allaster mentioned that this was the “largest and most vital championships deal” within the WTA's history and that it was also price extra annually than any previous deal for the championships. Set to return to the WTA Finals for the ninth time (2001-02, 2004, 2007-09, 2012-14), the American has raised the Billie Jean King Trophy in her final three appearances (2009, 2012-13) and on her debut in 2001. She additionally boasts two runner-up finishes (2002, 2004). Final yr the WTA held 10 occasions in China, up from two in 2010.

SAP has a longstanding dedication to the sport of tennis, and the WTA provides a wonderful platform for SAP to display this on a worldwide scale,” mentioned Steve Peck, senior vice president, World Strategic Initiatives, SAP AG. “Our revolutionary technology is transforming sports and entertainment around the world and we stay up for working with the WTA to help players and coaches to perform at the next level and engage followers like by no means before.” The only thing that might've drawn extra attention would've been if the latest Australian Open champion Li Na was there herself for this press convention. Sorry, you entered an invalid quantity. Please enter a amount of 1 or extra next to the sort or kinds of tickets you would like to purchase.

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