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Singapore Hosts Women’s Tennis Association – ATF

Singapore Hosts Women’s Tennis Association – ATF

Singapore will host the Women’s Tennis Association for 2014-2018 WTA Championships, the most prestigious event on the WTA calendar. Under terms of the record-setting five-year agreement, the Top 8 singles players and – for the first time – the Top 8 doubles teams will compete for a record prize money purse of US$6.5 million at the WTA Championships. The announcement follows an extensive global search and bidding process conducted by the WTA.

Oliver Chong from the Singapore Tourist Board

Oliver Chong from the Singapore Tourist Board

The state-of-the-art US$1 billion Singapore Sports Hub, located in the heart of the city, will host the year-end WTA Championships at the 7,500-seat Singapore Indoor Stadium, an established venue with a history of hosting some of the biggest sports and entertainment performances from across the globe.

The hosts will transform the year-end world-class tennis event into an international entertainment. The WTA is the global leader in women’s professional sport with more than 2,500 players.

The spectacle will feature new events – WTA Future Stars, WTA Legends exhibition matches, concerts, coaches and trade symposiums, Women in Business Leadership Conference, daily fan festivals open to thepublic, and a VIP experience that will elevate the fan experience to a unique year-end celebration.

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