The Women’s Tennis Association (@WTA) season-long campaign, called “The Road To Singapore”, has reached its final destination with the #WTAFinals in Singapore. Held from Oct 17 - 26, the top eight women’s singles players and top eight doubles teams will compete to win the final tournament of the year.
Tennis fans in Singapore and around the world can follow all of the action on and off the courts on Twitter.
#WTA Finalists enjoying Singapore
The top women tennis stars started arriving in Singapore throughout the past week. Maria Sharapova (@MariaSharapova) went from a “sweet” practice session to launching her sweet candy line on the famous Orchard Road of shopping malls. Eugenie Bouchard (@GenieBouchard), Simona Halep (@simona_halep) and Ana Ivanovic (@AnaIvanovic), all found time to play tennis with local kids and inspire young women. Along with sponsorship activities, practice sessions and even a flower mixup, it was a busy first week in Singapore for the #WTA finalists.
Follow the #WTAFinals and the top 8 players
From fan festivities to the Social Wall and to the live matches, fans can get behind-the-scenes access to see the top players in action. Two highlights so far were the Elite 8 photo shoot at The Gardens By The Bay and the glitzy draw ceremony at Marina Bay Sands. Here’s how it all unfolded on Twitter, including some fun selfies from the tennis stars themselves.
To see what your favorite WTA finalists are up to, cheer them on and get real-time updates on this week’s matches, follow @WTA, @WTAFinalsSG and these player accounts and hashtags below. You can join the conversation using the #WTAFinals hashtag.
#TwitterMirror comes to Singapore
In addition to the #WTAFinals being in Singapore for the first time, the Twitter Mirror makes its Singaporean debut too, as it brings fans closer to their favorite tennis stars. The Twitter Mirror will be used for fan activities and matches involving the #WTA finalists, rising stars and legends, including tennis great Martina Navratilova (@Martina). Check out some of the fun, exclusive Twitter Mirror moments from the draw ceremony and look out for more this week as the matches begin.