Peng and Hsieh start WTA Finals doubles campaign against Spanish pair

Reigning French Open champions Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai will begin the defence of their WTA Finals doubles crown against Spanish pair Garbine Muguruza and Carla Suarez Navarro, after the WTA Finals doubles draw was conducted on Tuesday morning.

This is the duo's last tournament together as a pair, and both will be playing with new partners after the WTA season-ender.

World No. 1 pair Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci will take on Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik. The Italian duo are entering the tournament in hot form, having won the Australian Open and Wimbledon this season, and are fancied to knock Peng and Hsieh off the perch.

The doubles tournament start on Wednesday at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The draw:

Sara Errani/Roberta Vinci v Kveta Peschke/Katarina Srebotnik

Hsieh Su-wei/Peng Shuai v Garbine Muguruza/Carla Suarez Navarro

Cara Black/Sania Mirza v Raquel Kops-Jones/Abigail Spears

Ekaterina Makarova/Elena Vesnina v Alla Kudryavtseva/Anastasia Rodionova