The WTA Finals in Singapore for Elise Mertens and her Dutch doubles partner Demi Schuurs not turned out to be a success. The tandem of the Low Countries, the fourth seed, lost Friday in the first round (quarter-finals) at the Australian Ashleigh Barty and American CoCo Vandeweghe in two sets: 6-1 and 6-4. The party lasted 1 hour and 6 minutes.
Barty and Vandeweghe meet in the semi-finals, the Frenchwoman Kristina Mladenovic, and the Hungarian Timea Babos, the second seed.
In the other semi final showdown watch two Czech duos of each other in the eyes. Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova to the field against Andrea Hlavackova and Barbora Strycova.