October 14, 2019
Reigning WTA Finals champion Elina Svitolina is set to return to the year-end finale to defend the biggest title of her career, while Wimbledon and US Open semifinalists Groenefeld / Schuurs and Rogers Cup champions Krejcikova / Siniakova round out the doubles field in Shenzhen.
Bianca Andreescu has enjoyed a stellar rise to WTA World No.5. Triumph at the US Open is her highlight moment of 2019. (Getty)
October 7, 2019
Check out the Top 10's achievements so far this year in this gallery.
Kiki Bertens, 2019 China Open (Jimmie48/WTA)
October 4, 2019
No.8 seed Kiki Bertens will face World No.1 Ashleigh Barty in the China Open semifinals after defeating No.3 seed Elina Svitolina for her fourth Top 5 win of the season.
Elina Svitolina (Jimmie48 Photography/WTA)
October 2, 2019
No.3 seed Elina Svitolina is through to her 11th quarterfinal of the year at the China Open after battling past her recent nemesis Sofia Kenin in three close sets.
Petra Kvitova - Beijing 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
October 1, 2019
2014 runner-up Petra Kvitova faces Belinda Bencic in a rematch of this year's Dubai final at the China Open, while Bianca Andreescu and Elise Mertens reprise their US Open quarterfinal and Elina Svitolina clashes with Sofia Kenin for the fourth time this year as second-round action concludes and third-round play begins. Scroll down for full order of play.
Elina Svitolina, Wuhan 2019 (©Jimmie48/WTA)
October 1, 2019
With four spots at the inaugural Shiseido WTA Finals Shenzhen still up for grabs, defending champion Elina Svitolina charges up the leaderboard in this week's update.
Elina Svitolina, Beijing 2019 (Getty)
September 30, 2019
No. 3 seed Elina Svitolina faced deficits in both sets, but rallied to see off Wang Yafan in a pair of tiebreaks in the second round of the China Open.
Bianca Andreescu - Beijing 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 29, 2019
Bianca Andreescu returns to action for the first time since winning the US Open against Aliaksandra Sasnovich at the China Open, while defending champion Caroline Wozniacki gets under way against Lauren Davis and Jelena Ostapenko resumes a junior rivalry with Katerina Siniakova as first-round action concludes and second-round play begins. Scroll down for full order of play.
Elina Svitolina, 2019 China Open (Getty)
September 29, 2019
No.3 seed Elina Svitolina notched 12 of the last 15 games en route to a three-set win over 2018 finalist Anastasija Sevastova at the China Open.
In Aryna Sabalenka's first ever tournament as defending champion, the Belarusian became the first ever player to defend a Wuhan title in 2019, beating Alison Riske in the final (Getty)
September 28, 2019
Aryna Sabalenka's second straight Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open title makes her the fourth player to defend a championship in 2019. Look back on the last 25 successful title defences on the WTA Tour.
Zheng Saisai thrilled her home crowd in the first round of Beijing with a knife-edge 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) defeat of Monica Puig (3h2m) (Getty)
September 28, 2019
Look back on the 20 longest main draw matches of the 2019 WTA Tour season so far.
Elina Svitolina - Beijing 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 28, 2019
Third seed Elina Svitolina faces a blockbuster opener against 2018 finalist Anastasija Sevastova at the China Open, while Angelique Kerber and Zhang Shuai square off for the second year in a row and 2017 champion Caroline Garcia clashes with Dayana Yastremska in a rematch of May's epic Strasbourg final. Scroll down for full order of play.