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2000 WTA Tour Championships

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2000 WTA Tour Championships
Date November 13 - 19
Edition 30th / 25th
Category Year-end championships
Draw 16S/8D
Prize money $2,000,000
Surface Carpet / indoor
Location New York City, United States
Venue Madison Square Garden
Champions
Singles
23x16px Martina Hingis
Doubles
23x16px Martina Hingis / 23x15px Anna Kournikova
WTA Tour Championships
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The 2000 WTA Tour Championships, also known by its sponsored name The Chase Championships was a women's tennis tournament played on indoor carpet courts at the Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York in the United States. It was the 30th edition of the year-end singles championships, the 25th edition of the year-end doubles championships, and was part of the 2000 WTA Tour. The tournament was held from November 13 through November 19, 2000. First-seeded Martina Hingis won the singles event and the accompanying $500,000 first prize money as well as 390 ranking points. It was the last edition of the WTA Tour Championships to be held in New York.[1][2][3]

Five players, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Mary Pierce, Amélie Mauresmo and Anke Huber, had qualified for the tournament but withdrew citing various injuries and ailments.[4][5]

Champions

Singles

23x16px Martina Hingis defeated 23x15px Monica Seles, 6–7(5–7), 6–4, 6–4

  • It was Hingis' 9th title of the year and the 35th of her career.

Doubles

23x16px Martina Hingis / 23x15px Anna Kournikova defeated 23x15px Nicole Arendt / 23x15px Manon Bollegraf, 6–2, 6–3

References

  1. John Barrett, ed. (2001). ITF World of Tennis 2001. London: HarperCollins. pp. 193–194. ISBN 9780007111299. 
  2. Selena Roberts (November 20, 2000). "Tennis; Hingis Pulls Out Victory Over an Emotional Seles". The New York Times. 
  3. John Parsons (November 20, 2000). "WTA Chase Championships: Hingis denies Seles winning send-off". The Telegraph. 
  4. "The Chase is on for Hingis". news.bbc.co.uk. BBC. November 12, 2000. 
  5. Selena Roberts (November 12, 2000). "Tennis; Williamses Missing From Season Finale". The New York Times. 

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