WTA did not provide any explanations, but stated that the WTA finals will be returning to Shenzhen next.
St. Petersburg, Florida-The WTA announced on Monday that the WTA finals, the final season of the Women’s Tour, have moved from China to Guadalajara, Mexico.
WTA did not explain the reason for the change, but said the game will return to Shenzhen next year. The WTA Finals were held in Shenzhen for the first time in 2019. This event was not scheduled to take place last year, and was originally planned to take place in 2030.
The competition was originally to be held in Shenzhen in China in November.
Steve Simon, WTA Executive Director, stated in a statement that “we are delighted to bring the gem tournament to Guadalajara’s exciting and vibrant city in this unique year.”
Many Chinese sports events are being canceled due to border restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Guadalajara hosted in March the WTA Hard Court Tournament.
This will be the first time the WTA Finals will be held in Mexico, and also the first time it will be held in North America since it was held in Los Angeles in 2005.