Singapore will host the WTA Finals, the most prestigious event on the WTA calendar, from 2014 - 2018. The Top 8 singles players, and for the first time, Top 8 doubles teams will compete for a record prize money purse of US$ 6.5 million.
Tennis fans can expect to see big names such as Serena WiIliams, Maria Sharapova, Victoria Azarenka, and Li Na compete at the 7,500 seater Singapore Indoor Stadium. Singapore becomes the ninth different city to host the WTA Championships. Previous cities that have played host to the elite women's tennis competition were Boca Raton, FL, USA (1972-73), Los Angeles (1974-76, 2002-05), Oakland, CA-USA (1978), New York City (1977, 1979-2000), Munich (2001), Madrid (2006-07), Doha (2008-10) and Istanbul (2011-13).