Game for a shot

The players are (from left) Madison Keys of the United States, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, world No. 1 Angelique Kerber of Germany, Simona Halep of Romania, Garbine Muguruza of Spain and
The players are (from left) Madison Keys of the United States, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, world No. 1 Angelique Kerber of Germany, Simona Halep of Romania, Garbine Muguruza of Spain and Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia. The final slate of eight - expected to be finalised after the Kremlin Cup ends in Moscow today - will be completed by either Briton Johanna Konta or Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

The top players of the Women's Tennis Association professional tour exchanged their trainers for stilettos yesterday for a shot at the Merlion Park, before the official singles draw ceremony was held at Marina Bay Sands.

The players are Madison Keys of the United States, Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, world No. 1 Angelique Kerber of Germany, Simona Halep of Romania, Garbine Muguruza of Spain and Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia. The final slate of eight - expected to be finalised after the Kremlin Cup ends in Moscow today - will be completed by either Briton Johanna Konta or Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 22, 2016, with the headline 'Game for a shot'. Print Edition | Subscribe