Road to Sofia
The fifth annual Qatar Airways Tournament Of Champions Sofia is scheduled for October 29 to November 3, 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Featuring top WTA players and next-generation champions competing in an eight-woman, round robin singles format (with the singles semifinals on semifinals day and the final on finals day), it offers $750,000 in prize money.
Six players who have captured at least one International tournament during the year and who are not participating in singles at the season-ending WTA Championships will qualify for the event, plus two wildcards.
The event debuted in 2009 in Bali, where it was held until 2011. Below is a look at the Road To Sofia - the 31 International tournaments (each offering at least $235,000 in prize money) leading up to the season-ending finale.
Printable WTA Calendar: 2013