After the WTA Finals were played in Guadalajara last year, following a ban on China from hosting WTA tournaments as a result of the Shuai Peng case, the tournament returns to the United States for the first time since 2005.
The exact location is Fort Worth, Texas. The tournament will take place from October 31 to November 7 under a one-year deal. “Dickies Arena and the city of Fort Worth have a proven track record of hosting world-class sporting and entertainment events, and we are excited to bring the WTA’s showpiece tournament back to the United States for the first time since 2005,” said Steve Simon, WTA – chairman and managing director.
“This location and venue for the 2022 WTA Finals will provide a fantastic experience for players and fans alike and provide a fitting finale as another exciting season on the Hologic WTA Tour draws to a close.” According to the WTA, “since opening its doors in late 2019, Dickies Arena has hosted top-notch concerts and sporting events, including Paul McCartney, Michael Bublé and KISS, as well as the NCAA Men’s Basketball first and second rounds, the U.S.
Gymnastics Championships and Bassmaster Classic. The arena continues to bring incredible shows to Fort Worth such as the Eagles, Post Malone, Chris Stapleton, George Strait plus many more still to come this year”.
Muguruza won the 2021 WTA Finals
I’ll make it. Look now we are here…For me it was just a dream come true to play here,” Garbine Muguruza said with a big laugh after capturing her first WTA Finals title in Guadalajara, Mexico over Aneta Kontaveit.
She had been pushed to three sets and then many matches, she won immediately. Garbine Muguruza was very happy with her performance overall and captured the title in Mexico, proving to be the best player on the WTA tour and the first Spaniard ever to win the crown.