What do you see if you have all the top 8 players in the World gathering and contending for the championship title? It is the TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championship again and this year it will be held at Istanbul. This prestigious event is only open to the top eight players in the world which is already in the start show the coolness of the game. This year's top eight players consists of Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, Serene Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska, Angelique Kerber, Petra Kvitova, Sara Errani and Li Na.
At the recent finals, we have been seeing the top two players and this time they are back at this tournament with strong determination to reach to the final. Maria Sharapova especially is seen to be playing better and better in this season. Of course besides the top eight players for the singles, there are also the top four double teams which are invited to this event.
The players will be able to take away the US4.9 million cash prizes with the winner if undefeated taking US1.75 million. First to begin are the round robin rounds where the players will be in two groups playing with each other then subsequently the top two in each group will advance to the semi-finals and the winners of the semi-finals will then advance to the final.