To all tennis lovers around the world, the 2016 WTA Finals Singapore will begin at the Singapore Indoor Stadium from 23 to 30 October 2016. The greatest eight in women’s tennis will battle it out for one of the most highly-regarded titles of 2016. This breathtaking tennis tournament will be the 46th edition of the singles event and the 41st edition of the doubles competition. Here are the 5 things you need to know about 2016 WTA Finals Singapore.
WTA Finals Singles And Doubles
Immerse yourselves in the best of tennis action at the Singapore Indoor Stadium from October 23 to 30. The greatest eight women’s Singles and Doubles teams will battle it out at the crown jewel tournament for the prestigious trophies and a record US$7 million purse. Tennis fans can purchase their tickets at www.WTAFinals.com.
OCBC Bank Cardmembers and StarHub customers will enjoy 5% off General Admission tickets. Students and Senior Citizens (above 65 years old) will enjoy 5% off General Admission. #WTAFinals
The $7,500 Racquet Club
With a full week package that cost $7,500, the Racquet Club is the official hospitality programme of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global. Elevating the experience at the WTA Finals, individuals can get to meet-and-greet with players, enjoy premium buffet dining, free flow wine and much more. The weekend package is priced $4,000.
4 Free Admission Events For 2016 WTA Finals Singapore
Head down to the OCBC Square from October 22 to 30 at 11am to 8pm daily and get autographs signed and pictures taken with the WTA stars in the Fan Village.
Fans can also catch the Player Practice Session at the OCBC Arena from October 23 to 29. At this venue, fans can have a sneak peek at the preparation secrets behind the elite performance. This admission is only free for the same day ticket holders or by gold coin donation.
Catch the tennis players all glam up in front of a live audience during the Singles Draw Ceremony and Doubles Draw Ceremony. The Singles Draw Ceremony will be held at the Skating Rink at The Shoppes, Marina Bay Sands, on October 21, 6.30pm. The Double Draw Ceremony will be held at the OCBC Square on October 25, 6pm.
The WTA Future Stars Final is held at the Centre Court in the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Tennis lovers can watch Asia-Pacific’s most promising U14 and U16 young talents take to the courts for a chance to be crowned champions of the WTA Future Stars tournament. This free admission event is on October 23.
Family Day At The Tennis
Kicking off the WTA Finals, the Family Day At The Tennis falls on the October 23 with a full day of fun, games, and entertainment. With prices from $65.80 for Family Day Package, 2 children under the age of 16 get free admission with 2 paying adults.
During this family day event, families will get to meet-and-greet Nickelodeon characters like Spongebob Squarepants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. There will be entertainments like SMU Samba Masala, Ball Dogs Show, and Street Magic to charm everyone during this event.
Remember to visit the LEGO Interactive Mural at Fan Village and participate in the LEGO Brickbuilders Workshop. Attendees can bring home their very own LEGO tennis ball at the end of the brick builder workshop. Slots are limited!
Official WTA Finals App By SAP
Created by SAP, users from iOS and Android can download the official WTA Finals app into their smartphones and tablets. Inside this app, tennis fans will get exclusive content, live streaming, virtual replays, scores, statistics and player notifications. With this app, you will not miss a point.
For more information, please visit www.WTAFinals.com. You can also visit their official social media channels (@WTAFinalsSG) on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. The official hashtag is #WTAFinals.
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