WTA Championships seeks host city for 2014, beyond

Updated: 16 May 2012 20:52 IST

The women's tennis tour is opening the bidding process to find a host city for its season-ending WTA Championships starting 2014.

St. Petersburg, Florida:

The women's tennis tour is opening the bidding process to find a host city for its season-ending WTA Championships starting 2014.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, WTA Chairman and CEO Stacy Allaster calls this "a chance for some city somewhere to step up on the world stage."

The WTA says a decision will be made next March.

This year's tournament will be held from October 23-28 in Istanbul, which will also host the 2013 edition.

New York, Los Angeles, Munich, Madrid and Doha also have hosted the season-ending tournament.

Topics : Tennis Nadia Petrova Elena Vesnina Caroline Wozniacki Maria Sharapova Sania Mirza Petra Martic Shahar Peer Mathilde Johansson
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