By virtue of reaching the US Open final, Serena Williams has become the first player to qualify for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global.
The two-year deal will also see the world’s largest ticket marketplace as the Official Ticket Resale Partner for the WTA Finals.
A couple of Singapore executives visited the US Open and got to congratulate Singapore's first singles qualifier in person.
Caroline Wozniacki will rise to ninth or fifth place on the Road To Singapore leaderboard depending on how she does in the US Open final.
For much of this season, Serena Williams struggled to replicate the truly brilliant tennis she produced in her record-breaking 2013. But she has returned to form this summer.
Five facts on the first qualifier
Serena Williams has had a memorable summer and on Friday she became the first qualifier for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global. Here's some need-to-know facts about her upcoming appearance in Singapore.
How did Serena Williams become the first player to qualify for the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global?
Episode 2 of 10
Challenging, fun, amazing - what words do the WTA stars use to describe life on the road? Find out in the latest episode of Road To Singapore: The Series, presented by Xerox.
China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan and Vietnam all recently announced who will represent them at the event held in conjunction with the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global.
Sara Errani and Caroline Wozniacki are two players whose US Open runs will have major implications on the Road To Singapore leaderboard.
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