Photos: Past champions of the WTA Finals in Singapore

Kachi Wachuku in WTA 29 Oct 2018
  • The WTA Finals is set to move from Singapore to Shenzhen come 2019
  • The tournament will stay in Asia with the Chinese city to host for ten years
Serena Williams. (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

WTA Finals event remains in Asia, with the tournament set to relocate to Shenzhen in 2019.

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New York, Munich, Los Angeles, Madrid, Doha, Istanbul, Singapore and now Shenzhen, the Chinese city becomes the latest location to host the prestigious WTA Finals event. But before the tournament officially moves to the metropolis come 2019, we look back at the women who conquered Singapore. 

2014. Serena Williams def. Simona Halep 6-3 6-0

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Then the defending champion and a winner on four previous occasions, Serena Williams avenged her group stage defeat to Halep with an emphatic 6-3 6-0 win to claim her fifth and most recent WTA Finals title.

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2015. Agnieszka Radwanska def. Petra Kvitova 6-2 4-6 6-3

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Magnificent Agnieszka Radwanska came from two defeats in the round robin stage to reach the final and defeat Kvitova for the biggest title of her career.

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2016. Dominika Cibulkova def. Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-4 

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It was a similar tale for tenacious Dominika Cilbulkova who emulated Radwanska's feat the following year. The Slovak overcame two losses in the round robin stage to go all the way to the final and defeat year-end World No.1 Kerber in straight sets.

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2017. Caroline Wozniacki def. Venus Williams 6-4 6-4

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Elated Caroline Wozniacki got the better of Venus Williams to win the 2017 WTA Finals which proved to be the start of a fantastic run of form; the Dane went on to win her first Grand Slam three months later at the Australian Open.

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2018. Elina Svitolina def. Sloane Stephens 3-6 6-2 6-2


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Elina Svitolina hushed naysayers to conquer Singapore after a subdued second-half of the 2018 season. The Ukrainian knocked out defending champion Wozniacki in the group stage and backed it up with wins over Bertens and then Stephens to claim the trophy.

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No woman ever won more than one title in Singapore with five different winners emerging over the years it was hosted in the Southeast Asian city. Singapore played host to the season-ending event for five years between 2014-2018.


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