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S'pore may host WTA Finals beyond 2018

Support from the govt and the private sector has exceeded expectations, says WTA official

Lee U-Wen
Published Thu, Oct 16, 2014 · 09:50 PM
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THE contract states that Singapore will host the next five editions of the BNP Paribas Women's Tennis Association's (WTA) Finals, that is, until 2018, but there is every chance that the deal could be extended beyond that if things go well.

The WTA doesn't have a rotation policy when it comes to deciding where to stage its prestigious season-ending championship event, said its Singapore-based Asia-Pacific vice-president Melissa Pine.

"If everyone's happy (with the event remaining in Singapore), then why change something that works?" said the 36-year-old Canadian in an exclusive interview with The Busin…

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