Angelique Kerber qualifies for season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore

first_imgWimbledon champion Angelique Kerber became the second women’s singles player after world No.1 Simona Halep to qualify for the season-ending WTA Finals in Singapore in October.Kerber, who won the third Grand Slam title of her career London this year, joins Halep who booked her place in the event in August.”I have many memories of competing in Singapore, especially reaching the final in 2016 and I’m excited to be back and play in front of the amazing fans,” Kerber told the WTA website.This is the fifth year that world number three Kerber has qualified for the WTA Finals, which will take place at the Singapore Sports Hub from October [email protected] wants to thank YOU after sealing her spot at @WTAFinalsSG! @Porsche pic.twitter.com/xhLfZPLmb0WTA (@WTA) September 10, 2018The top eight singles players at the $7 million prize money event will face off in a round-robin format with the winner taking home the Billie Jean King Trophy.The top eight doubles teams will compete for the Martina Navratilova Trophy.(With inputs from Reuters)last_img read more