ST Petersburg, Oct 2: Japan’s Naomi Osaka has become the third women singles player to qualify for the 2018 WTA Finals Singapore, the governing body of women's tennis said on Tuesday.
After winning her first round match at the China Open in Beijing on Monday, coupled with other results, the US Open champion was officially confirmed to join two other major winners in this year's singles field with French Open champion Simona Halep and Wimbledon winner Angelique Kerber.
“Qualifying for the WTA Finals is a huge accomplishment. Winning the WTA Rising Stars Invitational in 2015 helped give me the confidence to play on the big stages so I am excited to go back to Singapore and compete with the top players of the season”,Osaka said via the WTA website.(UNI)