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New WTA chief exec outlines his priorities

Muguruza beats Safarova in her opening WTA Finals singles match; Kerber upsets Kvitova

Mr Simon says "one of the big issues we have right now is getting our athletes through the season healthy".


IT was on Sept 24 this year when Steve Simon received a phone call out of the blue. It was from the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) board of directors, asking if the 60-year-old would consider becoming the Florida-based organisation's new chief executive.

Just two days