Belinda Bencic won Dubai and Moscow, and reached the semifinals of the US Open en route to WTA World No.7. (Getty)
October 21, 2019
Check out the Top 10's achievements so far this year in this gallery.
The American top seed dropped just two sets all week in Zhuhai (Getty)
October 19, 2019
Take a look back at the four previous winners of the WTA Elite Trophy ahead of this year's event in Zhuhai.
October 7, 2019
2011 champion Petra Kvitova booked a ticket for her seventh appearance at the Shiseido WTA Finals, while the doubles teams of Stosur/Zhang and the Chan sisters also locked up spots at the elite year-end event.
Ashleigh Barty, 2019 Beijing (Jimmie48/WTA)
October 4, 2019
World No.1 Ashleigh Barty fought back from a set down to oust No.7 seed Petra Kvitova and claim the first spot in the China Open semifinals.
Petra Kvitova, China Open, Beijing
October 2, 2019
Two-time Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova navigated a tricky second set to avenge a Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships defeat to Belinda Bencic and book her spot in the China Open quarterfinals.
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.
Petra Kvitova, Beijing 2019 (Getty)
October 1, 2019
No.7 seed Petra Kvitova extended her mastery over Kristina Mladenovic to reach the third round of 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.
Alison Riske - Wuhan 2019 - Getty
September 27, 2019
Alison Riske withstood the power of two-time champion Petra Kvitova to move into her first Premier final at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open, coming from a break down in both sets.
Petra Kvitova (Jimmie48 Photography/WTA)
September 26, 2019
Two-time former champion Petra Kvitova is back into the semifinals at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open after outplaying Dayana Yastremska in straight sets.
Aryna Sabalenka - Wuhan 2019 - Jimmie48/WTA
September 25, 2019
Defending champion Aryna Sabalenka faces 20-year-old Elena Rybakina for the first time since their junior days in the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open quarterfinals, while two-time winner Petra Kvitova clashes with Dayana Yastremska for the first time. Scroll down for full order of play.