Guadalajara will host the 2021 occasion in a one-year settlement
ST. PETERSBURG, FL, USA – The WTA introduced immediately Guadalajara, Mexico will host the 2021 season-ending WTA Finals the week of November 8. The distinguished year-end finale, that includes the highest 8 singles gamers and doubles groups on the Porsche Race to the WTA Finals, can be held in Guadalajara this 12 months, with the occasion returning to its house in Shenzhen, China from 2022 by means of 2030.
“I wish to lengthen my appreciation to the Guadalajara match organizers and Octagon for his or her dedication in internet hosting the occasion this season and for serving to the WTA write one other thrilling chapter in WTA Finals historical past,” stated Steve Simon, WTA Chairman and CEO. “We’re excited to convey our showpiece match to the thrilling and vibrant metropolis of Guadalajara on this distinctive 12 months.”
Simon added, “I’d additionally like to specific my gratitude to the Gemdale Company in Shenzhen for his or her cooperation and resilience, and we look ahead to returning in 2022 to benefit from the WTA Finals over the following decade.”
Guadalajara, a metropolis in western Mexico and the second largest metropolis within the nation, is taken into account the cultural heart of Mexico and has hosted varied worldwide sporting, movie and leisure occasions. Town isn’t any stranger to girls’s tennis, having additionally held a profitable WTA 250 occasion in March earlier this 12 months.
“We’re delighted to announce the WTA Finals can be coming to Guadalajara this season and it’s our immense honor to welcome the highest 8 singles gamers and doubles groups to Mexico for this extremely revered occasion,” stated Match Director Gustavo Santoscoy. “We look ahead to internet hosting the WTA Finals in 2021 and placing on a world class match in November for the thousands and thousands of tennis followers across the globe.”
Remarking on the house of the WTA Finals, Eddy Liu, Co-Match Director of the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen and CEO of Gemdale Sports activities, acknowledged, “Shenzhen stays honored and dedicated to the Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen and we look ahead to welcoming the occasion again to China in 2022 to construct upon the legacy after its first historic staging in 2019.”
Click on here for the most recent 2021 WTA Tour calendar. Additional particulars on the WTA Finals in Guadalajara can be introduced at a press convention in Guadalajara shortly.