Whetting their appetite before the battle begins

Chinese Taipei's Chan Yung-Jan and her Swiss doubles partner Martina Hingis (left) at the food tasting and official doubles draw ceremony of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore at Chijmes yesterday. The top seeds will face German Anna-Lena Groenefel
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Chinese Taipei's Chan Yung-Jan and her Swiss doubles partner Martina Hingis (left) at the food tasting and official doubles draw ceremony of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore at Chijmes yesterday. The top seeds will face German Anna-Lena Groenefeld and the Czech Republic's Kveta Peschke, who are seeded sixth, in the first round of the season-ending tournament tomorrow at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2017, with the headline 'Whetting their appetite before the battle begins'. Print Edition | Subscribe