The WTA Tour is the highest level of competition in women’s professional tennis. The WTA Tour features 30+ tournaments globally from January through November.
Grand Slam Tournaments
There are four WTA Tour major tournaments each year making up the women’s Grand Slam. This includes the Australian Open, French Open (Roland Garros), Wimbledon, and US Open.
WTA Finals (Playoffs)
The WTA Finals, sometimes referred to as “the fifth grand slam”, is the season-ending championships of the WTA Tour. Porsche Race to Shenzhen is the qualification leaderboard for the WTA Finals.
WTA Tour Masters 1000
WTA Tour Masters 1000 is a series of nine tennis tournaments across Europe, North America, and Asia featuring the top-ranked WTA Tour players. These are the most prestigious after the four Grand Slams.
WTA Tour 500 & 250
WTA Tour 500 is the fourth highest tier of annual women’s tennis tournament (after the four Grand Slam tournaments, WTA Finals, and Masters 1000). WTA Tour 250 is the lowest tier of tournaments on the main WTA Tour.