Serena Williams wins WTA Finals Singles Trophy
USA’s Serena Williams defeated Romania’s Simona Halep to clinch the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore Singles title. Williams’ won the US $2.05 mn prize money, along with the Billie Jean King Trophy. This match also saw the return of Williams after she had to drop out of the Beijing Open due to a knee injury.
This win marked Williams’ third consecutive title at the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore. This is the first time that such a feat has been accomplished by a played since Monica Seles in 1990-92. Williams also won the Billie Jean King Trophy in 2001, 2009, 2012 and 2013.
Williams’ is already set to finish the year with a No. 1 ranking.