WTA Finals 2016: Doubles teams who have qualified

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 09:  Caroline Garcia of France and Kristina Mladenovic of France check hands against Bethanie Mattek-Sands of United States and Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic during the Womens doubles final on day nine of the 2016 China Open at the China National Tennis Centre on October 9, 2016 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images)

The WTA Finals, Singapore is slated to start in 2 days. Here’s taking a look at the doubles line-up to the Finals as we see which of the top women’s players will take the court in the doubles.

1. Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic

The French duo of Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic are paired as the Number 1 seed at the Finals and have secured the top berth.

2. Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza

EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND - JUNE 23: Martina Hingis of Switzerland and Sania Mirza of India hold a road to Singapore sign on day five of the WTA Aegon International at Devonshire Park on June 23, 2016 in Eastbourne, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images for LTA)

Indo-Swiss stellar duo of Hingis and our home-bred Sania Mirza have glided into the Finals by securing for themselves the second seed in the upcoming tournament. Although they have split since then, they qualified for the event together and thus will play as a team.

3.Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Lucie Safarova

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 09:  Bethanie Mattek-Sands of United States and Lucie Safarova of Czech Republic check hands against Caroline Garcia of France and Kristina Mladenovic of France during the Womens doubles final on day nine of the 2016 China Open at the China National Tennis Centre on October 9, 2016 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images)

The US-Czech Republic duo of Bethanie Mattek Sands and Lucie Safarova, have qualified for the Finals by securing the 3rd position.

4. Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 14:  Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova of Russia celebrate victory in the women's doubles gold medal match against Martina Hingis and Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Tennis Centre on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

The Russion duo of Vesnina and Makarova have booked themselves the fourth place in the WTA Finals in Singapore, and had paired up for the Olympics in Rio this year.

5. Yung-Jan Chan and Hao-Ching Chang

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 08:  Hao-Ching Chan and Yung-Jan Chan of Chinese Taipei return a shot against Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic of France during the Women's Double Semi Final match on day eight of the 2016 China Open at the China National Tennis Centre on October 8, 2016 in Beijing, China.  (Photo by Etienne Oliveau/Getty Images)

The Chinese Taipei pairing of Yung-Jan Chan and Hao-Ching Chang are slotted in the 5th place of the WTA Finals.

6. Yaroslava Shvedova and Timea Babos

NEW HAVEN, CT - AUGUST 26:  Timea Babos of Hungry and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan compete against Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine and Chia-Jung Chuang of Taiwan on day 6 of the Connecticut Open at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale on August 26, 2016 in New Haven, Connecticut.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

The duo from Kazakhstan and Hungary have secured the 6th spot in the tournament.

7. Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka

ROME, ITALY - MAY 14:  Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic in action against Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina of Russia during day seven of The Internazionali BNL d'Italia 2016 on May 14, 2016 in Rome, Italy.  (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

The Czech pair of Hlavackova and Hradecka have qualified for the finals by securing the 7th place.

8.Julia Goerges and Karolina Pliskova

WUHAN, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 25:  (L to R)Julia Goerges of Germany and Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic speaks to each other in a double match against Chang Liu and Kai-Lin Zhang of China during Day 1 of the 2016 Wuhan Open at Optics Valley International Tennis Center on September 25, 2016 in Wuhan, China.  (Photo by Kevin Lee/Getty Images)

Apart from qualifying for the singles, Pliskova has also qualified for the doubles in the last slot, paired with German Julia Goerges.

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