The BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global is set to enter its final year in 2018 on a high note.
The numbers are in and the fourth edition of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global proved to be a great success in 2017.
Bertens and Larsson to make debut appearance at the prestigious WTA Finals, and become the eighth and final doubles team to qualify. Kristina Mladenovic and Svetlana Kuznetsova to serve as singles alternates in Singapore.
The Latvian joins Garbiñe Muguruza, Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova, Elina Svitolina, Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki in the singles field, with only one spot remaining.
Caroline Wozniacki is officially the sixth player to qualify for the 2017 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, set to take place from October 22- 29.
Simona Halep will make her fourth consecutive appearance at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global, joining former WTA World No.1 Karolina Pliskova, 2008 champion Venus Williams, and Singapore debutant Elina Svitolina.
Muguruza, the first singles player to secure her place at the WTA Finals in 2017, will be making her fourth consecutive overall appearance in Singapore, where she is a singles semifinalist and doubles runner-up.
The best-selling boy band of all time, Backstreet Boys, will take over the National Stadium on October 21. The band is specially flying out to Singapore to perform for one-night, in conjunction with the 2017 WTA Finals. This will be their only stop in Asia.
Defending champions Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina and new partners Chan Yung-Jan/Martina Hingis become the first two teams to qualify for the 2017 WTA Finals.