Tuesday October 20th, 2015

The draw for the 2015 WTA Finals is out and after Serena Williams chose to shut down the remainder of her season at the beginning of the month, the eight-player field will be lead by No. 1 Simona Halep. In the Red Group, Halep is joined by Maria Sharapova and U.S. Open champion Flavia Pennetta. No. 2 Garbine Muguruza headlines the White Group.

Below is the line up for the draw, which will feature a round-robin format for each group. The top two players from the Red and White groups will qualify for the semifinals.

Red Group

  • Simona Halep
  • Maria Sharapova
  • Agnieszka Radwanska
  • Flavia Pennetta

White Group

  • Garbine Muguruza
  • Petra Kvitova
  • Angelique Kerber
  • Lucie Safarova

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Doubles tournament

The top eight doubles teams—including Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza, who have won two Grand Slam and six tour titles in 2015, Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova, Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro and all-American partners Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears—will compete for the WTA Finals Martina Navratilova Trophy in Singapore. The complete schedule for the tournament can be found here.

Red Group

  • Hingis/Mirza
  • Babos/Mladenovic
  • Kops-Jones/Spears​
  • Hlavackova/Hradecka​

White Group

  • Mattek-Sands/Safarova
  • Chan sisters
  • Garcia/Srebotnik​
  • Muguruza/Suarez Navarro

WTA Rising Stars Invitational

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Caroline Garcia, Ons Jabeur, Naomi Osaka and Zhu Lin are participating in the second annual WTA Rising Stars Invitational event in Singapore. More than 2 million votes from fans in 137 countries around the world came in to select the four players who are playing in a round robin format: each player will go head-to-head and the final will be played between the two with the best results. You can watch the action here.

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