WTA Elite Trophy History
The WTA Elite Trophy began in 2015 as a successor event of the WTA Tournament of Champions which took place from 2009 to 2014. The inaugural WTA Elite Trophy tournament offered $2.15 million in prize money.
The WTA Elite Trophy was held at the Hengqin Tennis Center in Zhuhai, China from 2015 to 2019 with the next venue to be annouced. The WTA Elite Trophy is a second tier year end professional women's tennis tournament on the WTA Tour.
WTA Elite Trophy Format
The WTA Elite Trophy sees 12 players split into four groups of three, with the group winners advancing to the semi-finals. The WTA Elite Trophy doubles tournament features six teams in two groups with the group winners qualfying for the final.
2020 WTA Elite Trophy Prize Money Breakdown
The 2020 WTA Elite Trophy prize money is expected to be similar to the US$2,419,844 on offer at the 2019 WTA Elite Trophy where the winner Aryna Sabalenkao took home €34,677.
Below is a full breakdown of the 2019 WTA Elite Trophy prize money for the women's singles and doubles tournaments.
|2019 WTA Elite Trophy Stage||Singles||Doubles|
win per match
|Round Robin win per match
loss per match
|Round Robin First Place
2020 WTA Elite Trophy Players
The players competing in the 2020 WTA Elite Trophy will be confirmed closer to the start of the tournament on 26 October 2020. The 2020 WTA Elite Trophy will feature 12 players with 11 ranked from 9-19 on the WTA ranking table and one wildcard.
Below are the 12 players that competed at the 2019 WTA Elite Trophy and where they finished:
1. Kiki Bertens (Final)
2. Sofia Kenin (Round robin)
3. Madison Keys (Round robin)
4. Aryna Sabalenka (Champion)
5. Petra Martić (Round robin)
6. Elise Mertens (Round robin)
7. Alison Riske (Round robin)
8. Donna Vekić (Round robin)
9. Maria Sakkari (Round robin)
10. Dayana Yastremska (Round robin)
11. Karolína Muchová (Semifinals)
12. Zheng Saisai (Semifinals)
2020 WTA Elite Trophy Seeds
The 2020 WTA Elite Trophy will feature 12 seeds based on WTA ranking. The top four are placed in each of the four groups, players seeded 5-8 are distributed in each group with the players seeded 9-12 filling the remaining spots in each group.
2020 WTA Elite Trophy Dates & Schedule
The 2020 WTA Elite Trophy will be played from 26 October to 1 November 2020.
When is the 2020 WTA Elite Trophy Final?
The 2020 WTA Elite Trophy Final will be held on Sunday 1 November 2020.
2020 WTA Elite Trophy Draw
The 2020 WTA Elite Trophy draw will be released closer to the start of the tournament on 26 October 2020.
WTA Elite Trophy Results
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WTA Elite Trophy Champions, Runners-Up & Final Score
Some of the previous winners of the WTA Elite Trophy include Venus Williams, Petra Kvitová, Julia Görges, Ashleigh Barty and Aryna Sabalenka.
|Year||Country, Champion||Country, Runner-up||Final Score||Venue|
|2019||Belarus Aryna Sabalenka||Netherlands Kiki Bertens||6-4, 6-2||Zhuhai, China |
|2018||Australia Ashleigh Barty||China Wang Qiang||6-3, 6-4||Zhuhai, China |
|2017||Germany Julia Görges||United States CoCo Vandeweghe||7-5, 6-1||Zhuhai, China |
|2016||Czech Republic Petra Kvitová||Ukraine Elina Svitolina||6-4, 6-2||Zhuhai, China |
|2015||United States Venus Williams||Czech Republic Karolína Plíšková||7-5, 7-6(8-6)||Zhuhai, China |
Who has won the most WTA Elite Trophy Titles?
No player has won the WTA Elite Trophy more than once with Venus Williams, Petra Kvitová, Julia Görges, Ashleigh Barty and Aryna Sabalenka all winning one WTA Elite Trophy.
2020 WTA Elite Trophy Betting Odds
The 2020 WTA Elite Trophy betting odds will be released once the players are announced closer to the start of the tournament on 26 October 2020.
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WTA Elite Trophy Highlights
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