A shot at glory

Earlier in the day, Simona Halep of Romania, who has taken the year-end world No. 1 ranking, received her trophy easing her pain of not qualifying for the semi-finals here.
Earlier in the day, Simona Halep of Romania, who has taken the year-end world No. 1 ranking, received her trophy easing her pain of not qualifying for the semi-finals here.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE
Clockwise from above: Czech Andrea Hlavackova (left) and Hungarian Timea Babos beat Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens and Swede Johanna Larsson 4-6, 6-4, 10-5 to win the WTA Finals doubles title yesterday at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The pair, making their
(From left) The recently retired Martina Hingis sharing a light moment with doubles partner Chan Yung-jan, as well as former players Iva Majoli and Mary Pierce in a tribute to the Swiss before the singles final yesterday.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM


ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Czech Andrea Hlavackova (left) and Hungarian Timea Babos beat Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens and Swede Johanna Larsson 4-6, 6-4, 10-5 to win the WTA Finals doubles title yesterday at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The pair, making their debut appearance as a team at the season-ending tournament, beat top-ranked Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-jan in the semi-finals the previous day.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 30, 2017, with the headline 'A shot at glory'. Print Edition | Subscribe