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30 Apr, 2017, 14:30 BST WTA and Porsche Enter Multi-Year Global Partnership to Promote Season-Long Campaign Surrounding WTA Finals

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has announced that automotive specialist Porsche has entered a multi-year partnership to become the title...


16 Dec, 2015, 16:41 GMT WTA Sees Audiences Grow by 25% as Global Interest in Women's Tennis Reaches All-Time High

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) today announced key metrics from a 2015 audience report by SMG Insight, that show excitement around the...


04 Nov, 2015, 12:00 GMT iQIYI and WTA Secure Exclusive Partnership for Digital Rights in China

"First of its kind" partnership for WTA in China brings 2000 matches live to iQIYI users Digital platform provides Chinese tennis fans new ways of...


06 Oct, 2015, 07:00 BST Steve Simon Named CEO of the WTA

The Board of Directors of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) today announced its unanimous decision naming Steve Simon, the Tournament Director and ...


19 Feb, 2015, 15:59 GMT Women's Tennis Global TV and Digital Audiences Leap 22.5%* to Cement Place as World's Most Popular Women's Sport

Most-watched tournament of the year, BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, attracted 26.9 million viewers Viewership projected to...


05 Jan, 2015, 12:50 GMT "Road to Singapore" Begins as 2015 WTA Season Gets Underway

- WTA Finals Expands to Eight Days of Competition The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) 2015 season officially gets underway the week of January 5...


09 Dec, 2014, 15:00 GMT WTA and PERFORM Agree Half Billion Dollar Media Partnership, Largest in Women's Sports History

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Board of Directors approved a ground-breaking 10-year media agreement of more than US$525 million with incumbent ...


12 Sep, 2014, 17:04 BST Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai Qualify to Play in Top 8 Doubles and Defend Title for BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore

The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) announced today that doubles team Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai have officially qualified for the BNP Paribas WTA...


12 Aug, 2014, 09:00 BST "WTA Future Stars" Junior Tennis Tournament to Launch Across Asia-Pacific

WTA Future Stars will showcase top female junior talent Nine countries participating in the Future Stars program, with more expressing interest...