Zhuhai 2018: Final Countdown, Barty vs Wang
Created: 2018-11-04 10:54:05
All the facts and figures for the final of the Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy.
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WTA STAFF
November 3, 2018

STADIUM

Play starts at 1.30pm

Lyudmula KICHENOK (UKR) / Nadiia KICHENOK (UKR) [3] v Shuko AOYAMA (JPN) / Lidziya MAROZAVA (BLR) [4]

Not before 4pm
Ashleigh BARTY (AUS) [9] v WANG Qiang (CHN) [11]

MATCH POINTS

Wang Qiang is a debutante at this tournament.

She is the first Chinese woman to advance to the singles final here - and has never lost a final on home soil, currently enjoying a 3-0 record.

Ashleigh Barty reached the semifinals here last year.

The pair have faced each other only once before, and that encounter was earlier this year - in the Strasbourg quarterfinals. The Australian won in straight sets, 7-5, 6-4, on the clay there.

This reprinted from WTA.
http://www.wtatennis.com/news/zhuhai-2018-final-countdown-barty-vs-wang