2021 WTA Finals to be held in Mexico in the city of Guadalajara
The WTA Finals were supposed to be held in Shenzen however after the city pulled out earlier this year a new city host was needed.
The WTA announced today that Guadalajara, Mexico will host the 2021 season-ending WTA Finals the week of Nov. 8. The prestigious year-end finale, featuring the Top 8 singles players and doubles teams on the Porsche Race to the WTA Finals, will be held in Guadalajara this year, with the event returning to its home in Shenzhen, China from 2022 through 2030.
WTA Chairman and CEO Steve Simon said:
“I would like to extend my appreciation to the Guadalajara tournament organizers and Octagon for their commitment in hosting the event this season and for helping the WTA write another exciting chapter in WTA Finals history. We are excited to bring our showpiece tournament to the exciting and vibrant city of Guadalajara in this unique year."
The current race has Ashleigh Barty, Aryna Sabalenka, Barbora Krejcikova, Karolina Pliskova, Iga Swiatek. Maria Sakkari, Naomi Osaka and Garbine Muguurza make an apperance at the finals. There is still events to be played so the field is not yet set.