Once again, Navratilova will compete in the WTA Legends Classic in Singapore and will support and promote the “Road to Singapore”, a season-long campaign which will follow the WTA stars and WTA Rising Stars on their quest to qualify and compete in the season finale.
“We are committed to delivering a premium sport entertainment spectacle that is accessible to the community and inspires youth through sport,” said Stacey Allaster, WTA Chairman and CEO. “From the incredible tennis played each and every match to the coaching seminars and clinics for youth, there truly is something for anyone at any age at this 10 day sport entertainment extravaganza.”
Singapore became the ninth city to host the WTA Finals in 2014 joining Boca Raton (1972-73), Los Angeles (1974-76, 2002-05), Oakland (1978), New York City (1977, 1979-2000), Munich (2001), Madrid (2006-07), Doha (2008-10) and Istanbul (2011-13).
In 2015, fans and spectators of the WTA Finals can expect the WTA to amplify fan engagement efforts by building a deeper connection with the fan base, delivering richer, more compelling digital content and creating money can’t buy experiences all in an effort to further its vision to become the most fan-friendly sport entertainment experience on earth.
Last year, new milestones were set at the WTA Finals with record highs for attendance, TV viewing and online audiences as fans from around the world traveled to Singapore and tuned in to the exciting 10-day sport entertainment extravaganza showcasing the world’s best female athletes. The event attracted 129,000 spectators and 93,000 fans flocked to the Singapore Sports Hub to enjoy 10 days of on- and off-court sport and entertainment in the stadium, as well as in the fan festival which offered free access to the public.
On January 31 after the ladies Australian Open champion has been crowned, the WTA will reveal the Top 8 players on the Road to Singapore Leaderboard at www.wtatennis.com. The full leaderboard will be published on Monday, February 2.