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2021 WTA Finals

10 Nov 2021 - 17 Nov 2021

The WTA Finals or the BNP Paribas WTA Finals is an annual professional’s women tennis tournament that is played at the end of the WTA Tour season. The WTA Finals is played out between the top-ranked women players at the end of every calendar year.


It is considered the most prestigious tournament of the WTA after the four Grand Slams. The tournament also has the highest prize money and points distribution after the four Majors. It was founded in 1972, and the first edition was won by Chris Evert.


The WTA Finals is played between eight players in the singles format, and eight teams in the doubles format. The eight contestants are placed in two groups where they face each other in round-robin format followed by semi-finals, while the doubles teams participate in a single elimination draw. The players are selected on the basis of the 53 WTA tournaments and the four Grand Slams played throughout the year.


There is a leaderboard called the Race to the Finals which keeps the tabs on every individual’s ranking points.


The 2021 WTA World Tour Finals will be played from 10 November 2021 to 17 November 2021.


WTA Finals Venue


The venue of the WTA Finals is changed every certain amount of years, having been held in places like Madrid, Doha, New York City etc. previously. This year the tournament will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico.


WTA Finals Prize Money


The tournament has a total prize money of $14,00,000 which will be further distributed according to the stipulations of the WTA regulations.


WTA Finals Past Champions


The singles title is held by Ashleigh Barty of Australia while the doubles title is held by Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic of Hungary and France respectively.


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