The eight spots for the Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen are now set. By reaching the finals of the VTB Kremlin Cup (Bencic would go on to win the title). Belinda Bencic takes the last spots.
The top 8 singles players and doubles teams will compete in a round-robin format. The singles winner will lift the Billie Jean King Trophy and the doubles champions will win the Martina Navratilova Trophy.
In addition to the Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen, WTA also conducts the second-tier WTA Elite tournament for players who didn’t make the cut to the WTA finals.