Tennis-Ashleigh Barty (STA, 1), since it is sure that they will have to 2019, as the number one in the WTA ranking will be an end. The 23-year-old Australian, won in her first match at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen (hard – /14-million-dollar), the Swiss Belinda Bencic (WTA 7) in three sets with a 5-7, 6-1, 6-2. For both players it was their first appearance at the Masters.

Barty, who is this year’s Roland Garros, has won in the red group and they are classified by the Japanese-Naomi Osaka (WTA 3), and the Czech republic’s Petra Kvitova (WTA 6). In Osaka, he defeated earlier in the day Kvitova with a 7-6 (7/1), 4-6, 6-4.

from Last year, it was the end of years tournament the best eight players of the year, was won by the Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina (WTA 8). It was in the purple group, with the Czech Karolina Pliskova (WTA 2), canada’s Bianca Andreescu (STA 4) and the Romanian Simona Halep (WTA 5). The first two of each group qualify for the semi finals.