The prize money of the Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai will be increased to 2.42 million USD in 2019. Stefanie Graf, the tournament’s global ambassador in 2016, 2017 and 2018, will continue her global ambassadorship and has scheduled to come to Zhuhai and meet her fans again during the tournament week.
The 12-player singles field in Zhuhai will consist of players ranked No.9 through No.19 in the world, along with one wildcard, in a four-group round-robin format.
Steve Simon, WTA Chairman and CEO stated, “Congratulations to the Zhuhai team on staging the fifth edition of the WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai. This event continues to provide an exciting and immersive fan experience each year while hosting many of the best WTA athletes competing at the state of the art Hengqin International Tennis Center.
I look forward to the 2019 WTA Elite Trophy in beautiful Zhuhai and showcasing our top-tier players in front of the fans in China and across the globe.”
In 2019, the tournament committee has prepared several types of ticket packages tailoring to the needs of groups and individuals. The prices are also set in a most fan-friendly way to welcome guests and visitors all over the world.
With the success of the last four editions, Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai has received strong compliments from audiences and WTA players.
“We are thrilled to launch today the ticket sales for the fifth edition of the Henqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai 2019. We have prepared a wide range of price tickets and packages to offer everyone the opportunity to come and watch some of the best tennis players in the world. We want to host and welcome in the tournament to all the people of Zhuhai, Hong Kong, Macao and everyone who makes his trip to the Henqin Tennis Center to watch great matches, and enjoy the all-in-one offer that will be available onsite, from live music to good food and plenty of activities for all ages.” José Miguel García, Tournamanet Director commented.
“This is the fifth edition of the Hengqin Life WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai, which has become a strong sports brand with a successful organization and good hospitality. We are glad to see more
Chinese people get interested in tennis because of our tournament.” Said Peter LV, Executive Director and General Manager, Huafa Sports, the tournament operator.
Situated in the Pearl River Delta, one of the most developed areas in China, Zhuhai enjoys beautiful city view and the most convenient traffic from Hong Kong and Macau. With the recently completed Hong Kong –Macau-Zhuhai sea bridge, it only takes 30 minutes by car from the airport of Hong Kong and the venue on Henqin Island in Zhuhai is right next door to Macau.