The Hengqing Life WTA Elite Trophy begins with CoCo Vandeweghe taking on Peng Shuai.
WTA Staff
October 31, 2017

STADIUM

Not before 3.30pm local time
CoCo VANDEWEGHE (USA) [2] v [WC] PENG Shuai (CHN) [12]

Julia GOERGES (GER) [7] v Magdalena RYBARIKOVA (SVK) [10]

Not before 7pm
Anastasia PAYLYUCHENKOVA (RUS) [4] v Angelique KERBER (GER) [8]

Raluca OLARU (ROU) / Olga SAVCHUK (UKR) [1] v [WC] LIANG Chen / YANG Zhaoxuan (CHN) [3]

The singles competitors in Zhuhai are drawn into four groups, all named after flowers.

Azalea: Kristina MLADENOVIC (FRA) [1], Julia GOERGES (GER), Magdalena RYBARIKOVA (SVK)

Bougainvillea: CoCo VANDEWEGHE (USA) [2], Elena VESNINA (RUS), PENG Shuai (CHN) [WC]

Camellia: Sloane STEPHENS (USA) [3], Anastasija SEVASTOVA (LAT), Barbora STRYCOVA (CZE)

Rose: Anastasia PAVLYUCHENKOVA (RUS) [4], Angelique KERBER (GER), Ashleigh BARTY (AUS)

Find out full details of the group draw.

MATCH FACTS

All six of the singles competitors on Tuesday are making their debuts at the WTA Elite Trophy.

This is the first meeting between Vandeweghe and Peng.

Goerges and Rybarikova have met once before - the Slovakian won 6-2, 4-6, 6-3.

Rybarikova is currently at a career-high ranking of No.22, while Goerges is at No.18, her highest position since January 2013.

Pavlyuchenkova and Kerber have met ten times before - and have won five matches each. The Russian has won the past two encounters, though.

COVERAGE

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