The new ingenue of women’s tennis, Eugenie Bouchard, has her sights set on another goal, having a year worthy of reaching the WTA Tour Championships. After a run in Istanbul, Turkey, the event moves to Singapore from 2014 thru 2018. Genie joined tennis legend Chris Evert in the official launch of the Road to Singapore. Some new additions this year:
10-day expanded event with entertainment and fan activities
7 days of tournament action (up from 6)
8 doubles teams (up from 6)
Rising Stars and Legends exhibition
You can read more about other additions on the official website: WTA Tour Championships. Genie also joined Chris Evert to give a speech to local youth as well as try their hand at making Ice Kacang (Ais kacang). The Road to Singapore comprises 54 tournaments in 33 countries. Here is a video of Genie talking about her goal of reaching the tour championship followed by photos of the launch with Chris Evert.
Chris Evert also talked about Li Na at the press conference:
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