WTA Finals in Singapore is the ultimate showdown of women's professional tennis circuit engulfing the best eight players of the regular season. Ranked as the world No.1 both in WTA ranking and the WTA Race, #Simona Halep of Romania is on course to start her fourth consecutive bid in Singapore. Her best result there occurred three years ago, at her debut edition when she made it all the way to the final where she lost to Serena Williams.

The next two editions saw her unable to thrive as she failed to survive the group stages. Now, the momentum is a bit different as she has recently earned that elusive world No.1 spot. Since she made her debut as a top 10 player (back in January 2014) she was able to stand firmly inside that ballot with all those fluctuations she had to deal with.

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This fact alone speaks greatly about the level of consistency Simona Halep [VIDEO] has been able to deliver.

A successful campaign in Singapore would give Halep another burst

The margins are thin at the top of the WTA ranking and only a triumph at the WTA Finals would give Halep the year's end world No. 1 position. The other contenders are dangerously close with Garbine Muguruza, Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova aiming to knock down Halep by the end of next week.

Tomorrow, the official draw ceremony will take place in Singapore. For Simona Halep the draw means that she might face some of her old enemies again. The complete fighting pit consists of eight players and one or two alternate.

If she goes all the way, the Romanian will end the year at the WTA summit with a bright perspective for the first months of 2018 when she won't have to defend too many points.

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Basically, her 2017 season truly started once the action shifted from hard to clay back in April.

WTA Finals in Singapore with its complete picture

Simona Halep is not the only one looking for supreme glory in Singapore. Moreover, Caroline Garcia, Jelena Ostapenko and Elina Svitolina will make their first appearances at this level. Also, Venus Williams, two-time Grand Slam finalist in 2017, will return to the WTA Finals and will play the event for the first time in Singapore.

Garbine Muguruza, Caroline Wozniacki, and Karolina Pliskova are also worthy of all the attention. It seems that the biggest loser of the contest is Johanna Konta [VIDEO] who narrowly missed the eighth slot for the second year in a row. Last year, it was Svetlana Kuznetsova who surpassed her after winning the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. This time, Caroline Garcia cashed in after having a tremendous Asian swing with back-to-back titles in Wuhan and Beijing. #world no 1 #2017 Wta Finals